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					State           Bill Name and #s       Sponsors                   Bill status                     State single-payer organization      Website                            OPS Contact
                California Universal
                Health Care Act/ SB                                                           Health Care for All California, Single   http://www.healthcareforall.org/   Don Bechler: dbechler@value.net 415-
California      810                    Sen Mark Leno              Active/ introduced Feb 2011 Payer Now                                http://singlepayernow.net/         810-5826

                Colorado Health Care Sen.Irene Aguilar/ Rep
Colorado        Authority Act S11-168 Kefalas                     introduced feb 2011             Health Care for all Colorado         healthcareforallcolorado.org/      Dave Bean: davebean@ecentral.com

                                                                                                Health Care for everyone                                                  Lynne Ide lide@universalhealthct.org
Connecticut                                                                                     Connecticut                                                               203-639-0550
                                                                  No current bill. Have had one Health Care-Now Georgia and
                Prev bill: Georgia                                in past (first introduced in  Georgians for a common Sense
Georgia         SecureCare                                        1992)                         Health Plan                            www.commonsensehealthplan.org (has results of Lewin Study from 2003)
                                                                                                                                                                  Rita Valenti
                                                                  bill for system design passed
                                                                  but not implemented/
                Hawaii Health                                     planning bill will be         Health Care for All Hawaii and PNHP www.healthcareforallhawaii.org        Stephen Kemble:
Hawaii          Authority Act??                                   reintroduced 2011             Hawaii Chapter                      PNHP Hawaii- no website               sbkemble@hawaii.rr.com

                Health Care for All                               bill will be re-introduced this                                      www.healthcareil.org/,             Sonja Rotenberg:
Illinios        Illinois Act/ HB 311   Rep. Mary Flowers          session                         Illinois Single-Payer Coatition      www.ilsinglepayercoalition.org     sonja.rotenberg@gmail.com
Maine
                Maryland Health                                                                   Healthcare-NOW of Maryland; PNHP                                        Eric Naumberg:
Maryland        System Act/ SB682      Sen. Pinsky                Bill introduced 2011?           Maryland chapter?                www.mdsinglepayer.org                  enaumburg@hotmail.com
                Act for Improved
                Medicare for all in    Sen Jamie Eldridge, Rep                                                                                                            ??? E.D of Mass-Care: Benjamin Day:
Massachusetts   Massachusetts          Jason Lewis                                                Mass-Care                           http://masscare.org/                info@masscare.org
                                                                                                  MN Universal Health Care Coalition/
                MN Health Plan SF8/ Sen. John Marty, Rep. Jeff                                    Greater MN Health Care Coalition,   muhcc.org, gmhcc.org,
Minnesota       HF 51               Hayden                        active/introduced 2011          PNHP-MN                             pnhpminnesota.org                   Amy Lange lange014@umn.edu
New Jersey
                New Mexico Health                                                                 Health Security for New Mexcians
New Mexico      Security Act                                      active/ introduced 2011         Campaign                             nmhealthsecurity.org               Mary Feldblum: hn2487@earthlink.net

New York                               Rep Richard Gottfried                                      single-payer new york                singlepayernewyork.org             Mark Dunlea: Dunleamark@aol.com

                Health Care for All    Sen. Michael Skindell, Rep will be reintroduced spring
Ohio            Ohioans Act            Robert Hagan               2011, currently redrafting      Single Payer Action Network Ohio     http://www.spanohio.org/           Kurt Bateman span@spanohio.org
               Affordable Health Care                            draft form/ will be introduced Health Care for All-Oregon; Oregon                                Peter Shapiro:
Oregon         for all Oregon          Rep. Michael Dembrow      2011                           Health Action Campaign               healthcareforalloregon.org   petershapiro@comcast.net
               Family and Business
               Healthcare Security Act
Pennsylvania   SB400                                             considering rewrite           Health Care for All Pennsylvania      healthcare4allpa.org         Chuck Pennacchio 215-828-5055
                                                                                               Vermont for Single Payer, Vermont     vermontforsinglepayer.org
                                                                 Presented by Gov Shumlin      Citizens Campaign for Health,         www.universalhealthvt.org
Vermont        H202                                              Feb 2011                      Vermont Workers Center                www.workerscenter.org        Betty Keller <kellerb@charter.net>

                                     Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles (D-                                                                                                  Roger Fulton,
               Washington Health     36); Rep. Sherry Appleton                                                                                                    roger@personaltechaid.com, (206)463-
Washington     Security Trust        (D-23)                      active/ introduced 2011       Health Care For All - Washington      healthcareforallwa.org       0079
                                                                 considering rewrite, not
Wisconsin                                                        currently active                                                                                 Jim Wrich: 608-345-1559,

				
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