Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Portland (OR) panel discussion on healthcare

Several Portland-area groups will bring a panel together on Thursday, April 16, to discuss the state of health care reform. The event takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the First Unitarian Church, 1011 SW 12th Avenue, in Portland.

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-3rd) will start off the discussion by speaking about what's happening in Congress, and State Senator Alan Bates will describe what's happening at the state level. Dr. Mike Huntington of Physicans for a National Health Program will discuss single-payer options.

The event is co-sponsored by the Economic Justice Action Group of First UU Church, Mid-valley Healthcare Advocates, Health Care for All Oregon, Health Care for America Now, Alliance for Democracy, Physicians for a National Health Program, The Archimedes Mvoement, and MACG.

Visit the Portland Alliance chapter webpage to download a flier.

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