Health Care For America Now - $40 Million Health Care Campaign to Launch in NH

Community Leaders in Concord Join Together to Push for Quality, Affordable Health Care for Every American

Concord, NH -- Health Care for America Now, an unprecedented coalition of major organizations including labor unions, large community-based membership groups, women's groups, doctors, nurses, small businesses, and leading netroots activists, will launch a new $40 million campaign to push for quality, affordable health care for every American.

The coalition will hold a press conference on Tuesday July 8th at 10 AM at the State House steps to outline the mission of the campaign and how it will affect people here in New Hampshire.

Along with the event in Concord, the campaign will be hosting launch events in 44 cities (including 36 state capitals) across the country. Between now and election day, the group plans to spend $25 million in paid media and have 100 organizers in 45 states.

The campaign's steering committee includes ACORN, AFSCME, Americans United for Change, Campaign for America's Future, Center for American Progress Action Fund, Center for Community Change, MoveOn, NEA, National Women's Law Center, Planned Parenthood, SEIU, UFCW, and USAction.

WHO: Representatives from- Granite State Organizing Project, NH for Health Care, NH Citizens Alliance, AFSCME, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, NH State Employees Association, Granite State Progress, Health Care United and other grass roots, labor, health care, faith based and community groups.

WHAT: Launch of the $40 million Health Care for America Now campaign

WHERE: NH State House steps, 107 North Main St., Concord, NH

WHEN: Tuesday, July 8th at 10 AM

John J. Thyng Jr.
Campaign Director
New Hampshire for Health Care

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