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Rally and Public Hearing for Single Payer Healthcare

A public hearing on the Medicare for All bills will be held on Tuesday, June 20 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00AM-1:00PM in Room B-1 at the Statehouse in Boston.  The hearing is held by the Joint Committee on Health Care Financingand their report – due not later than March 28, 2018 — will determine whether the bills continue on for debate by the full Legislature or die in committee, as they have in the past.  Please plan to attend the hearing if you possibly can and consider offering testimony at the hearing.  If you would like to be included to testify on the panels being organized by Mass-Care, contact Ture Trumbull at

If you would like to submit written testimony:
Send written testimony to the chairs of the Health Care Financing Committee.  Jeffrey Sanchez is the House chair at   James Welch is the Senate chair at    Written testimony can be submitted at any time before or after the public hearing until the Committee makes its final report.  Please encourage a “favorable” report on the Medicare for All bills:  S619 and H2987 and the “benchmark” bills:  S610 and H596.  A link to the full text for the bills can be found at


Earlier Event: June 19
Final Phonebank for Jon Osoff
Later Event: June 20
Salam Neighbor