Florida in Health Coverage Gap Spotlight

03272014_seiu_0272If you ever wonder whether we’re being heard when we, as healthcare professionals, go out there and advocate the big issues, see this latest story that just ran on MSNBC. Al Sharpton covers the deplorable decisions of several states, including Florida, to turn down billions in federal funds to expand healthcare.

A piece of our Local 1991 press conference in Tallahassee, featuring our friend Kathleen talking about the death of her friend Charlene, appears at about 1:25. We’re proud to have helped her get this tragic story into the public view. Let’s hope it makes people as mad as it did us.

A wave of similar media stories about our work has been rising in the past few weeks:

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