Memphis AFL-CIO Labor Council Endorses HR 676

Irvin Calliste, President, Memphis AFL-CIO Labor Council, reports that the council has endorsed HR 676, national single payer health care legislation sponsored by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI).

Memphis Congressman Steve Cohen is one of the 76 co-sponsors of this legislation which is also called "Expanded and Improved Medicare for All."

The Memphis council is the third one in Tennessee to endorse HR 676. The Knoxville-Oak Ridge Area and the Nashville and Middle Tennessee labor councils, as well as the Tennessee AFL-CIO, did so earlier.