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VIDEO: Small Business Owners Call for Health Care Reform

Date: 
11/17/2009
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Small business owners and members of the Illinois Main Street Alliance and the Iowa Main Street Alliance (David Borris, Jan Wood and ReShonda Young) spoke at the press conference calling for health care reform.

Hundreds of Activists & Small Business Owners Confront AHIP at National Conference

Date: 
11/17/2009

Small Business Owners Detail Choice Between Jobs and Health Coverage, Call For Reform, and Attempt to Meet With Insurance Lobby CEO While Hundreds Rally in Solidarity Outside Industry Event

Health Insurance Rescinded When Most Needed

Date: 
11/17/2009

Pat & Dale Rice are leaders in Citizen Action/Illinois' HCAN campaign. This story from NBC 5 News tells what happened when their daughter Brianna got sick and their insurance company refused to pay for her care. See below for the link to the story that ran on the 11:00 news, hosted on the NBC 5 website.

By Nesita Kwan

IMSA Leaders & Allies Confront Chamber of Commerce in Chicago

Date: 
11/12/2009

From left: Jack Darin, Sierra Club; David Kogan owner of DKP Image + Media in Chicago; and IMSA leader; Jamie Meerdink, IMSA Organizer; Dennis Palys, President of the Wonder Lake Chamber of Commerce and IMSA leader.

HCAN Leaders Meeting: Sign Making, Planning & Cupcakes!

Date: 
11/10/2009

On November 10, leaders gathered in Palatine to plan and strategize for the November 17 rally at the AHIP (America's Health Insurance Plans) national meeting in downtown Chicago.

VIDEO: Thank you, Representative Halvorson!

Date: 
11/09/2009
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Health Care for America Now (HCAN), in partnership with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - announced it is running TV ads in 20 House districts beginning Tuesday and holding hundreds of grassroots events thanking members of Congress this week. HCAN is the nation's largest health care campaign and has been mobilized nationwide to win a guarantee of quality, affordable health care for all in 2009.