Springfield, Missouri. The Greater Springfield Area Central Labor Council has endorsed HR 676, single payer healthcare legislation introduced by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI).
The Springfield Council is the 120th central labor council to endorse HR 676.
The Council’s resolution stated, “Administrative waste stemming from our reliance on private insurers consumes one-third of health spending,” and Bradley Stokes, Council President, added, “We recognize everyone in America deserves access to affordable quality health care and strongly feel HR 676 can provide this.”
The Greater Springfield Area Council represents 10,000 working men and women in Southwest Missouri. Stokes is the Business Manager/Financial Secretary of IBEW Local 753.