East Bay "Democracy for America" Meetup Message Board › East Bay DFA Meetup - Healthcare + CA Budget
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Is the ground shifting in California and the U.S on government sponsored healthcare?
Would the Obama plan allow single payer options in the states?
Our DFA Meetup this Wednesday digs into these questions and more.
What the heck is going on in Sacramento with the budget negotiations? Is California about to fall off a cliff? Read on for information and action.
5366 College Avenue
Oakland, CA 94709
6:30 Pizza and Comedy Central
Dr. Richard Quint of California Physicians Alliance will give us the latest news on California's Single Payer legislation SB 810, shepherded 1st by Sheila Kuehl now in the able hands of Senator Mark Leno. Plus we can ask Dr. Quint what's up with Representative Conyers' single payer bill, H.R. 676. Is it getting any play in DC?
Linda Leu, Northern California Regional Organizer for Health Access will explain Obama's plan and the ins and outs of the "public option."
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California Budget Update &Action Item
East Bay grassroots activist are mobilizing a statewide effort, "Fix the CA Budget Now!" to oppose Schwarzenegger's shock doctrine approach to budget negotiations. (If you're a Facebook member you can join the group Fix the CA Budget Now!). A website is in the works. We'll get an update and take some good ol' DFA Meetup action.
See you soon!
United we Meetup,
Aaron, Janet S., Tara, Frances, Vince, Yvonne, Sean, Janet F, Mark and Norman
Your DFA Meetup Team