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Take Action for H.R. 676

Sharing from Healthcare-NOW. Today, January 25, is the National Call-In Day, but if you miss it, don't worry: call in anyway!

H.R. 676 – the Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act – was introduced last night, January 24th 2017!

We’re targeting members of Congress at their DC office, so you only need to call the switchboard and ask who your legislator is. With your help, we will get thousands of calls to Congress in support of HR 676!

Step 1: Find and contact your legislator:

The Easy Way

Call the switchboard – (202) 224-3121 – and ask who your representative is. They will figure it out for you and send you directly to the rep’s office line.

The More Complicated Way

Click here to look up your representative online by address.

Step 2: Talk to your representative about HR 676

You will sometimes be able to speak directly to your senator or representative, but more likely you will speak to a staff person in the member’s office. If possible, request to speak to the Chief of Staff or healthcare aide, rather than leaving the message with whomever answers the phone. Ask them if the rep cosponsors HR 676.

If your representative cosponsors:

Thank them for their support and encourage them to get active behind HR 676.

If your representative does not cosponsor:

Here’s some talking points to help win them over:

– There is no GOP replacement plan that wouldn’t result in millions of people losing care.

– H.R. 676 is the only plan that would actually cover everyone and save money.

–  H.R. 676 is the only fiscally responsible way to cover everyone and would bring healthcare costs down by reducing administrative waste and profit.

If the office wants more information, give them Rep. Conyers’ contact information or Healthcare-NOW!’s information: 215-732-2131.

Step 3: Email info@healthcare-now.org and let us know how it went!

Current Co-Sponsors

  1. Alma Adams (NC)
  2. Joyce Beatty (OH)
  3. Earl Blumenauer (OR)
  4. Robert Brady (PA)
  5. Matt Cartwright (PA)
  6. Judy Chu (CA)
  7. Katherine Clark (MA)
  8. Yvette Clarke (NY)
  9. Wm. Lacy Clay (MO)
  10. Emanuel Cleaver (MO)
  11. James Clyburn (SC)
  12. Steve Cohen (TN)
  13. Elijah Cummings (MD)
  14. Mark Desaulnier (CA)
  15. Michael Doyle (PA)
  16. Keith Ellison (MN)
  17. Eliot Engel (NY)
  18. John Garamendi (CA)
  19. Al Green (TX
  20. Raul Grijalva (AZ)
  21. Alcee Hastings (FL)
  22. Jared Huffman (CA)
  23. Sheila Jackson-Lee (TX)
  24. Pramila Jayapal (WA)
  25. Hakeem Jeffries (NY)
  26. Henry Johnson (GA)
  27. Marcy Kaptur (OH)
  28. Robin Kelly (IL)
  29. Brenda Lawrence (MI)
  30. Barbara Lee (CA)
  31. John Lewis (GA)
  32. Ted Lieu (CA)
  33. Zoe Lofgren (CA)
  34. James McGovern (MA)
  35. Gwen Moore (WI)
  36. Jerry Nadler (NY)
  37. Grace Napolitano (CA)
  38. Richard Nolan (MN)
  39. Eleanor Holmes-Norton (DC)
  40. Chellie Pingree (ME)
  41. Mark Pocan (WI)
  42. Jamie Raskin (MD)
  43. Lucille Roybal Allard (CA)
  44. Tim Ryan (OH)
  45. Jan Schakowsky (IL)
  46.  Bobby Scott (VA)
  47. Jose Serrano (NY)
  48. Mark Takano (CA)
  49. Paul Tonko (NY)
  50. Bonnie Watson-Coleman (NJ)
  51. Peter Welch (VT)
Published January 25th, 2017

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