HCFA-WA’s Annual Meeting is coming up!

Sat. Nov 8th, 1-4 pm, Horizon House, 900 University Street, Seattle WA

The 2014 Annual Meeting will feature Jeff Johnson, chair of the Health Care is a Human Rights Campaign and president of the Washington State Labor Council speaking on the valuable role that supports of the Washington Health Security Trust have in this 3 year campaign.

The next three months before the 2015 legislative session are crucial for WHST supporters to meet with their legislators and ask that they co-sponsor our bill when it is introduced in the next session.

The annual meeting will allow time for various regions of the state to share their efforts to win single payer health care coverage for all Washington residents. Bring a carload of friends to discuss the importance of this three year campaign!

Dr. Phil Caper of Maine AllCare speaking on the failing of the ACA

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant speaks on mobilizing for Single Payer

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Health Care For All – Washington 2013 Goals

Lobby our Legislators to reintroduce the Washington Health Security Trust [HB 1085 / SB 5224] as a way to remedy collapsing health care coverage in Washington state.

Lobby our Congressional delegation to support the American Health Security Act of 2012, H.R.1200/S.915, as well as H.R. 676 the Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act.

2013 WHST Legislative Supporters

SB 5224 Senate Prime Sponsor: Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles: (D-36th LD)

Senate Co-Sponsors: Sen. Bob Hasegawa (D-11th LD), Sen. Jeannie Darneille (D-27th LD), Sen. Steve Conway (D-29th LD), Sen. Maralyn Chase (D-32nd LD), Sen. Karen Keiser (D-33rd LD), Sen. Sharon Nelson (D-34th LD), Sen. Adam Kline (D-37th LD), Sen. David Frockt (D-46th LD).

HB 1085 House Prime Sponsor: Rep. Sherry Appleton (D-23rd LD)

House Supporters: Rep. Luis Moscoso (D-1st LD), Rep. Derek Stanford (D-1st LD), Rep. Timm Ormsby (D-3rd LD), Rep. Dawn Morrell (D-25th LD), Rep. Laurie Jinkins (D-27th LD), Rep. Cindy Ryu (D-32nd LD), Rep. Kathy Haigh (D-35th LD), Rep. Gael Tarleton (D-36th), Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos (D-37th LD), Rep. John McCoy (D-38th LD), Rep. Roger Goodman (D-45th LD), Rep. Gerry Pollet (D-46th LD), Rep. Sharon Wylie (D-49th LD) and Rep. Jim Moeller (49th LD).

comm-150The Revised Washington Health Security Trust HB 1085 Feb. 1st Hearing brought out crowd of 125.

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