Resolution to Promote a Healthy California through Single Payer Healthcare

Last night HPD passed a resolution in support of advancing #SB562, The Healthy California Act, which will guarantee healthcare to all Californians: BE IT RESOLVED that the Humboldt Progressive Democrats recognizes that California must lead the way, nationally, to establish healthcare as a human right and that healthcare must be guaranteed to all, and strongly supports … Continue reading Resolution to Promote a Healthy California through Single Payer Healthcare

Promote a Healthy California through Single Payer Healthcare

WHEREAS, the 2016 California Democratic Party platform states, “California Democrats believe that health care is a human right not a privilege. We recognize the health and well-being of Californians cannot continue to be based on arbitrary private and public financial decisions and therefore advocates legislation to create and implement a publicly funded (single-payer), privately delivered, fiscally tractable, affordable, comprehensive, secure, high-quality, efficient, and sustainable health care system for all Californians,” and the California Democratic Party has been on record for over a decade in support of a single-payer system to guarantee universal healthcare for all in California; and