FREEHOLDER BOARD PASSES RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE MEDICARE FOR ALL ACT AND THE HEALTHCARE EMERGENCY GUARANTEE ACT
Pictured are (from left to right, front row) District 2 Freeholder Vice President Wayne Richardson, Freeholder At-Large Romaine Graham, District 3 Freeholder Tyshammie L. Cooper, Freeholder At-Large Patricia Sebold, and Freeholder President At-Large Brendan Gill. (From left to right, back row) District 5 Freeholder Carlos Pomares, District 4 Freeholder Leonard M. Luciano, Freeholder At-Large Rufus I. Johnson, and District 1 Freeholder Robert Mercado. PHOTO BY GLEN FRIESON” FREEHOLDER BOARD PASSES RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE MEDICARE FOR ALL ACT AND THE HEALTHCARE EMERGENCY GUARANTEE ACT
(Newark, NJ) – On September 9, 2020, the Essex County Freeholder Board passed a resolution in support of the Medicare for All Act of 2019, and the Healthcare Emergency Guarantee Act of 2020. The resolution was initiated by Freeholder President Brendan Gill and Freeholder At-Large Patricia Sebold, sponsored by acclamation, and passed unanimously. Both bills are currently before the U.S. House of Representatives, and aim to provide comprehensive healthcare to all Americans. By adopting a resolution in support of these bills, the Board affirmed their belief that healthcare is a human right that should be guaranteed to all U.S. residents.
The Medicare for All Act of 2019, if signed into law, would improve and expand the current […]
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