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6/30/2020

Healthcare Heroes Act

The Republican-led Legislature needs to come back into session and pass the Healthcare Heroes Act.

We need to provide more support for our front-line health care workers, especially now that COVID-19 cases are surging in Wisconsin (539 new cases yesterday and 601 today).

From the article: “The Healthcare Heroes Act would provide paid sick leave, hazard pay, and healthcare coverage to employees considered frontline workers. It also would pay for COVID-19 tests for healthcare workers.”

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“This is not a partisan issue,” [Lisa] Gordon said. “We need our legislators to stop playing politics.”

The funds are there! We just need our Republican Legislature to put party-line politics aside and put #PeopleFirst. Our health care workers put their lives on the line every day, and we need to protect and support them.

Full article here: https://upnorthnewswi.com/2020/06/29/this-bill-would-give-paid-sick-leave-and-hazard-pay-to-healthcare-workers/?fbclid=IwAR2Jx594WE2VzFsbFUZ73yXaHiTImKtdhznkHddhtjePVwHb3A0yv5fy8oI

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