Recap—Medicare For All

Apr 13, 2019

photo: We Want Bernie Crew In St. Petersburg, FL

In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team.

Bernie Launches Senate Medicare For All!
Sign On As A Grassroots MFA Cosponsor!

The big news last week was Bernie’s introduction of his Medicare For All Act (S. 1129). Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) was there for the launch, and we’ve been working for #MedicareForAll ever since our founding in 2004.

We’re part of a powerful coalition working to gain support for Medicare For All—both Bernie’s new bill, and the House legislation introduced by Rep. Pramila Jayapal and Rep. Debbie Dingell. Also, PDA’s Executive Director Alan Minsky traveled to Europe last week, where he met with top U.S. and European progressives to discuss international cooperation on the global challenges we all face.

Please click here to Become a Grassroots Co-Sponsor of Medicare for All! Also, help us gain more cosponsors for the Senate bill. Click here to tell your Senators to cosponsor Bernie’s MFA bill.

Last month, PDA activists voted overwhelmingly to endorse Bernie for President. We’re proud to be relaunch our We Want Bernie campaign. You can get involved in a big way! Click here to email Mike Fox and join our We Want Bernie Team.

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PDA helps you make a huge difference with Educate Congress letter drops, action alerts, and coalition efforts with dozens of progressive organizations. Email Mike Fox to make your voice heard on critically important policies.

We support the Medicare For All Act in the House and Senate. This legislation will provide comprehensive healthcare for all of us with zero out of pocket expenses: no premiums, co-pays, cap, or deductibles, including, mental, dental, vision, prescriptions, medical devices, preventative, women’s health, long-term care, and more.

Medicare For All will save 10,000s of lives and 100s $billions each year. Call Congress at 202-858-1717. Click Here to tell your Representative to Cosponsor Rep. Jayapal’s and Rep. Debbie Dingell’sMedicare For All Act now!

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PS: Click here to read Alan Minsky’s speech to The European Party of the Left. Join PDA investing early to recruit and elect progressives in 2020

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