Story opportunity: Health care forum


The Minnesota AFL-CIO is sponsoring a forum on health care as a human right on International Human Right sDay – Thursday, December 10. The forum is at 10 a.m., Room 300S, State Office Building. It will be moderated by State Representative Erin Murphy, who is a Registered Nurse and a member of the Minnesota Nurses Association.

The story – go to the forum, report on the general message and a couple of good quotes, get a photo if possible.

For information on the forum, contact Diane O’Brien, 6510227-7647 or  651-261-4173.

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Panel members include:

o   Shar Knutson, President Minnesota AFL-CIO

o   Linda Hamilton, President Minnesota Nurses Association

o   Jason George, Operating Engineers, Local 49

o   Jennifer Munt, AFSCME Council 5

o   Liz Freeberg, Working America