Saturday, May 20, 2017

ACTION ALERT! PLEASE CALL the Senate Appropriations Committee Members and ask them to VOTE NO on SB 562!

SB 562 (Lara, D)- Or universal, single-payer healthcare for California- is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Appropriations Committee this upcoming Monday, May 22nd, at 11am.

Time to get to work! PLEASE CALL the Senate Appropriations Committee Members and ask them to VOTE NO on SB 562! By clicking on their names, you will be directed to their websites where you can email the members directly. OR you can call their Capitol office with the number provided.

Senate Appropriations Committee Members

Senator Ricardo Lara (Chair)- D (916) 651-4033
Senator Patricia Bates (Vice Chair)- R (916) 651-4036
Senator Jim Beall- D (916) 651-4015
Senator Steven Bradford- D (916) 651-4035
Senator Jerry Hill- D (916) 651-4013
Senator Jim Nielsen-R (916) 651-4004
Senator Scott Wiener-D (916) 651-4011

This bill has no specified funding for providing healthcare for all 38 million Californians (including illegal immigrants). Instead, it states it will use a "robust funding mechanism". Californians cannot sustain another hefty tax burden after the Gas Tax was passed. This bill must be stopped!