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  • Resolution National Health Care

    September 06, 2006: Adopted September 6, 2006 Whereas the United States is the only major industrialized country without a universal system of health care; and Whereas the United States spends more money on health care per capita than any other i Read More >

  • Resolution Health Care Price Transparency

    September 06, 2006: Adopted September 6, 2006 Whereas there is a strong tradition of secrecy regarding price information for health care services; and Whereas health care providers have little incentive to disclose prices because health care serv Read More >

  • Resolution Electronic Medical Records

    September 06, 2006: Adopted September 6, 2006 Whereas electronic medical records, as part of a secure national network of health information that is accessible by patients and health care providers, will improve health care quality and efficiency, Read More >

  • Resolution Supplemental Security Income

    September 06, 2006: Adopted September 6, 2006 Whereas the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program provides basic safety net protection for over 7 million low-income aged, blind, and disabled adults and children with few resources; and Whereas Read More >

  • Resolution Budget and Tax Policy

    September 06, 2006: Adopted September 6, 2006 Whereas in January 2001 the Congressional Budget Office projected a budget surplus of $5.6 trillion from 2002 to 2011; in 2006 the baseline for the same period is projected as a deficit of $2.7 trillion; Read More >

  • Resolution Workers’ Right to Organize

    September 06, 2006: Adopted September 6, 2006 Whereas the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948 states: “Everyone has the right to form and to join trade unions for the protection of his inter Read More >

  • Resolution The Right to Vote

    September 06, 2006: Adopted September 6, 2006 Whereas the right to vote is fundamental to democracy; and Whereas the United States, the world’s oldest continuous democracy, has expanded the franchise throughout her history; and Whereas voter Read More >

  • Resolution Social Security

    May 12, 2006: Adopted March 12, 2002 Amended September 6, 2002 Amended May 12, 2006 Whereas economic security for American families is an essential part of national security, and Social Security is the foundation of America’s retirement se Read More >

  • Resolution Medicare Part D

    May 12, 2006: Adopted May 12, 2006 Whereas Americans over age 65 are nearly 13 percent of the U.S. population but account for 34 percent of all prescriptions dispensed and 42 cents of every dollar spent on prescription drugs; and Whereas th Read More >

  • Resolution Pension and Retirement Savings Protections

    May 12, 2006: Adopted September 6, 2002, Amended May 12, 2006 Whereas the retirement security of millions of retired and working Americans has been threatened by dramatic fluctuation in the stock market and the collapse and bank Read More >

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