A Connecticut delegation of civil rights groups met with Senator Joseph Lieberman's staff yesterday to urge the Senator to support comprehensive health care reform.
Debate on a new Senate health care bill released by Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Nov. 18 is set to begin later this week.
Unions, family advocates and health professionals are pressing Congress to pass emergency paid sick days legislation so workers can stay home if they get sick.
Coal plays a role in four of the top five causes of death in the U.S. - heart disease, cancer, stroke, and chronic lower respiratory diseases - says a report by Physicians for Social Responsibility.
CHICAGO - Hundreds of health care reform advocates, union leaders and small business owners rallied outside the Renaissance Hotel here Nov. 17, while America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) held its national Fall Forum inside.
Over 500 Connecticut supporters of health care with a strong public option gathered in front of Sen. Joseph Lieberman's home for an interfaith prayer vigil Sunday.
The Texas AFL-CIO initiated a statewide rally for health care reform at the state capitol for November 14.
Health care advocates say the priority now is pressing senators to stand up to the insurance industry's stalling tactic.
Video: In Dallas, activists from MoveOn, Organizing for America, Jobs with Justice and the Progressive Center of Texas poured into the offices of Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson to thank her for voting for health care reform.
In its ongoing campaign to pass health reform, the White House this week highlighted a new report from the Business Roundtable (BRT) on healthcare costs.