Resources for the New York Health Act

Assembly Bill A6058 Senate Bill S5774

NYHA 101 power point slides

PNHP video for Focus on Legislation: The New York Health Act and Ending Medical Debt

Text of the NY Health Act

Michael Lighty. “States Now Hold the Key to Making Medicare for All a Reality.” In These Times, January 27, 2022.

UUP Resolution in 2013

UUP Resolution in 2015

Labor and Health Care

Some Unions support the New York Health Act (SEIU/1199, CWA 1180, UAW 1097) while others oppose it or only give lukewarm support (CSEA, NYSUT). Labor activists have been meeting with legislators and labor in general to improve the act and build support for it.

Rochester Labor Council Labor Lyceum on “Labor and the New York Health Act” video.

Major Concerns in Opposition to the New York Health Act from the New York State Public Employee Conference

General Reading on Single Payer Health Insurance

Physicians for a National Health Program: About Single Payer

PNPH: A Brief History: Universal Health Care Efforts in the US

Medicare for All A Citizen’s Guide by Abdul El-Sayed & Micah Johnson

Sickening How Big Pharma Broke American Health Care and How We Can Repair It by John Abramson

The Privatization of Everything by Donald Cohen & Allen Mikaelian