WHEREAS, caring for people in times of illness and injury is the responsibility of every society,
WHEREAS, health promotion and preventive medicine is the obligation of our government to protect our population,
WHEREAS, operating healthcare in the United States has the highest worldwide administrative costs, over double the global average,
WHEREAS, healthcare is a human right, not a privilege for the wealthy,
RESOLVED, the La Crosse County Democratic Party supports single payer healthcare systems to ensure healthcare for everyone in our county, state, and nation.
FURTHER, RESOLVED, we endorse national “Medicare for All” legislation, specifically S.1084 and H.R. 676.
Submitted 1/22/2018 by Monica Hofmann