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Are Any of Your Legislators Healthcare Committee Members?

The very first hurdle for our new bills will be passing them out of their respective Healthcare Committees. It is imperative to convince these legislators to support our bills and amendments.

If you are a committee member's constituent, your contacts with your legislator are supersized. Your calls, emails, letters and bill comments are vital! To find your legislative district, go here and enter your address.

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Health Care Champions Energize the Fight for Single Payer in Washington

Thanks to Washington voters, there will be a lot of pressure on the state legislature to deliver a path to single payer universal health care in the 2019 Legislative Session.

Here's what happened in the historic, high turnout  2018 Midterm Election:

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2018 Annual Meeting Recap

Thank you for the successful 2018 HCFA-WA Annual Meeting! We had an excited and enthusiastic gathering of activists wanting to learn more about our plans for the 2019 Legislative Session. A recap...
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Congratulations to our Health Care Champions!

We gained six new Legislative Districts with at least one legislator supporting single payer healthcare reform in the 2018 General Election!

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Our 2019 Legislative Priorities

How We Can GET THERE...from Here

 

We face some challenges and exciting opportunities as we head into the 2019 Washington State Legislature to fight for state-based single payer, universal health care.

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Leslie A. Zukor: From Aspiring Academic to Disability Rights & Healthcare Activist

HCFA-WA PAC committee member and Gala photographer Leslie Zukor anticipated a career in academia...until a healthcare crisis upended her plans and disrupted her life for almost 15 years.

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What the "Medicare for All" Studies Really Show

Long-time HCFA-WA supporter and recently retired RN Cris Currie breaks down the recent studies purporting to contradict the projected benefits and savings from a "Medicare for All" healthcare system. 

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Our Summer Gala & Auction!

Missed the Health Care for All Summer Gala & Auction at the end of July? Catch up here - see the pics, watch videos of the speakers, and more.

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HCFA-WA 2018 Voter's Guide: What You Can Do Now

OK, So You've Voted. Now What?

Voting is the first step. Now we have to demand that the politicians represent the will of the people. Candidates are never more attentive to their constituents than when they're out hunting for votes. So let's take advantage of their attention and be Loud and Proud in our support for single-payer health care. 

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Our Task: Make Medicare for All the Central Issue in the 2018 Elections

Several of us from HCFA-WA attended the galvanizing Universal Health Care Coverage Conference at the end of June. Here is Mark Dudzic's recap of the Minneapolis conference, captured from the UHCAN conference call.

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