Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Fair Share hearing round up

Here's the witness list for the Assembly hearing on the Fair Share for Health Care Act, the links provide more detail on each person's testimony.
  1. Ed Donnelly
    Director, Legislative Office
    AFL – CIO

  2. Bob Master (testimony here, doc)
    Working Families Party Co-Chair
    Director of Legislative/Political and Mobilization
    Communication Workers of America, District 1

  3. Ted Potrikus and here
    Executive Vice-President and Director of Government Relations
    Retail Council of New York State, Inc.

    Dan Murphy
    New York State Hospitality and Tourism Association

    Eliot Shaw
    Director of Government Affairs
    The Business Council of New York State

  4. Kasheef Moore (doc)
    Affected Worker from Buffalo

    Sharlett Cummings (doc)
    Affected Worker from Albany

    Renee Villanova (doc)
    Security Officer at the Empire State Building

  5. Barbara Crosier
    Executive Director
    Cerebral Palsy Association of New York State

  6. Jennifer Cunningham
    Executive Vice President

  7. Paul Sonn
    Deputy Director, Poverty Program
    Brennan Center for Justice at the NYU School of Law

  8. Rima Cohen (doc)
    Vice President, Insurance Options for the Uninsured
    Greater New York Hospital Association

  9. Kinda Serafi
    Senior Policy Associate
    Childrens Defense Fund of New York

  10. Kate Keller (doc)
    Executive Assistant to UFCW Region 1 Director
    United Food and Commercial Workers/Retail Workers and Department Stores Union
The hearing also got a lot of press coverage, here's a sampling:
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