First Posted: 8/21/2009 5:17:06 PM | Last Updated: 8/21/2009 5:17:07 PM
Health care isn't working for America's middle class. It's too expensive and uncertain -- and it's crippling the economy.
Because Congress is on recess this month, our friends at AFSCME rented an RV and converted it into a mobile action center to crisscross the country -- to states and districts where the most important votes are -- to keep the pressure on.
Click here to find out more about AFSCME's Highway To Health Care stop in Cincinnati.
Here's what they've told us.
We've been on the Highway to Health Care for almost a week now, and we've really tapped into something.
Stop after stop, folks are eager to learn fact from fiction in a health care debate where opponents spread lies and misinformation. And stop after stop, we're sending a powerful message to Congress -- we need to fix health care, and we need to do it now.
Can you come out Saturday and greet AFSCME's Highway to Health Care tour bus?
WHEN: This Saturday, August 22, 12 PM-4 PM
WHERE: AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Cincinnati Office, 1213 Tennessee Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
SPEAKERS: Eric Clemons, Secretary-Treasurer Ohio Council 8 (MC)
Marianne Steger, Director Health Care for AFSCME Council 8
Doug Sizemore, Cincinnati AFL-CIO
Betty Thomas, AFSCME Ohio Retirees Coordinator
Dru Garnett, Nurse and President of Local 3119 (Cincinnati Health Clinics)
SPONSORS: AFSCME, AFL-CIO, Progress Ohio, HCAN
View the video - a little over one week into the Highway to Health Care Tour, AFSCME's Blaine Rummel shares the top three things they're hearing at every stop.