Oakland, California. The Executive Council of the California AFL-CIO has unanimously endorsed HR 676, single payer health care legislation introduced by Congressman John Conyers. With over 2.1 million members the California State Federation is the largest state affiliate of the AFL-CIO.
Rose Ann DeMoro, Executive Director of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee (CNA/NNOC), introduced the endorsement resolution shortly after being elected to the Executive Council of the state federation. The CNA/NNOC has set up a website at http://www.GuaranteedHealthcare.org.
California is the 32nd state AFL-CIO to endorse HR 676.