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2014-05-15 08:33:41

Urge Legislators to Pass "Patient Safety Act" and "Hospital Profit Transparency & Fairness Act" BOSTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO When: Wednesday, May 21 at 11 a.m. Where: Outside the State House (The rally will be held in front of the State House on the Boston Common side of Beacon St.) Hundreds of nurses,...

2014-05-08 16:21:55

LANSING, Mich., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement by Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley in response to bipartisan action in the State House today to raise transportation investment by $450 million per year. "Today in Lansing an overwhelming majority of Democrats and Republicans in the State House worked together to pass a package of legislation to build better roads. We especially commend the...

2014-03-20 12:33:10

Urge Legislators to Pass "Patient Safety Act" and "Hospital Profit Transparency & Fairness Act" BOSTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care advocates, citizen groups, and nurses will testify Monday on two critically important issues affecting the health care of every resident in Massachusetts, as the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing holds a hearing on two ballot initiatives that garnered more than 200,000 signatures from Massachusetts voters last fall....

2010-03-29 09:00:00

Nurses are Assaulted as Much as Police Officers and Prison Guards, Yet Most Hospitals Fail to Provide Adequate Policies to Protect Employees CANTON, Mass., March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Massachusetts Nurses Association: WHAT: More than 200 nurses from across the Commonwealth, many of whom are the victims of workplace violence, will converge at the State House for a press conference and lobby day, where they will push for passage of a package of...

2010-03-03 09:29:00

March Is National Kidney Month; National Kidney Foundation and Dialysis Patient Citizens Sponsor 'Kidney Day at the State House' to Raise Awareness about Chronic Kidney Disease and the Importance of Patient Access to Quality Kidney Care COLUMBIA, S.C., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 50 dialysis patients, family members and kidney care advocates from across South Carolina gathered at the state Capitol today with the National Kidney Foundation Serving the Carolinas, South...

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