CA Legislator Ash Kalra Meets With Single-Payer Leaders in Canada, NYC, and DC on “CalCare Policy Tour” for AB 1400

Read about Assemblymember Ash Kalra’s Single-Payer Research Tour: HERE A few weeks ago in late October, California Assemblymember Ash Kalra embarked on what he dubbed a “CalCare Policy Tour” to Canada, New York, and Washington D.C. to gather information and build connections in support of his single-payer health care bill AB 1400, the California Guaranteed … Read more

Winning Healthcare Equality: A Conversation with Dr. Paul Song about AB 1400, the Cal Care Act

7PM Wednesday, November 17 via ZOOM Email your RSVP to saveourseniors@progressiveasians.org for the ZOOM link! Dr. Paul Song, noted oncologist and healthcare activist, will join SOSN via ZOOM at 7PM on November 17 to share his thoughts about what the upcoming CA healthcare reform bill AB 1400 will mean for Asian/Pacific Islander communities and other … Read more

Open Letter Rebuttal to Governor Newsom’s Veto of AB 279

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November 2, 2021 The Honorable Gavin Newsom, Governor of California: We, members of the statewide and national Save Our Seniors Network, are outraged at your October 7, 2021, veto of Assembly Bill 279. AB 279 was straightforward urgency legislation to protect seniors. It received an overwhelming, bipartisan 91 AYES to 10 NOES (95%) cumulative vote in … Read more

Nikkeijin Kai of Colorado Urges Newsom to sign AB 279 Into Law

Honorable Gavin Newsom, Governor1303 10th Street, Suite 1173 Sacramento, CA.  95814 SUBJECT:  AB 279 (Muratsuchi) URGE YOUR SIGNATURE Dear Governor Newsom: The Nikkeijin Kai of Colorado continues its support of AB 279 as it awaits your signature.  Our organization wholeheartedly supports SOS in its actions to insure the safety of our seniors as well as … Read more

Watch: Replay of CA Assembly Health Committee Hearing on Oversight of Nursing Homes on Oct. 5

https://www.assembly.ca.gov/media/assembly-health-committee-20211005/video Two SOSN members, former Assemblyperson Mariko Yamada and Ruscal Cayangyang took the trip to Sacramento to make public statements to challenge the CA Department of Public Health failure to serve the public interest and call for transparency, accountability and legislative reform (AB 279 and support for AB 1502 in particular). Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi provided … Read more

CA Assembly Health Committee to hold hearing on State Oversight of Nursing Homes on Oct. 5, 1:30PM

We encourage SOSN supporters to call-in to make a short public statement to challenge the CA Department of Public Health failure to serve the public interest! Recall how the CDPH chose to support Pacifica Companies’ plan to close Sakura ICF and jeopardize the health of Japanese American and Japanese seniors during the pandemic. ( Listen … Read more

Urge the Governor to Sign Nursing Home Reform Bills!

For the first time in over a decade, the legislature has passed multiple major nursing home reform bills and Governor Newsom is weighing whether to sign them.  In addition to AB 279, there are more bills of importance pending Governor Newsom action or their passive passage into law. These bill were put together as part … Read more

CA Assembly Health Committee to Hearing on State Oversight of Nursing Homes on October 5

Via CA Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR): On October 5 at 1:30 PM, the California Assembly Health Committee is holding an informational hearing on state oversight of nursing homes.  After the completion of testimony from government officials, industry representatives, and resident advocates and questions from the Committee members, the public will have an opportunity … Read more

Health Care for All – Los Angeles Chapter Calls Upon Governor Newsom to Sign AB 279 into Law

September 18, 2021     Honorable Gavin Newsom Governor, State of California 1303 10th Street, Suite 1173 Sacramento, CA. 95814   RE: AB 279. (Muratsuchi) –  Please Sign.   Greetings Governor Newsom:   Health Care for All – Los Angeles Chapter strongly supports AB  279 (Muratsutchi) and urges your signature on this bill.  AB279 is … Read more