Nurse Lobby Day

Lobby Day Prep

To prepare for a successful Lobby Day in Tallahassee, Local 1991 members need to review the homework below to become familiar with the main issues we’ll be advocating for and then complete a short survey designed to get you more familiar with the …

Lobby Day Prep

 Lobbying, Politics, and You! These are the instructions for the work you will need to complete before attending Lobby Day in Tallahassee. The work consists of a brief review of how to lobby effectively for our issues and a short survey …

Sign Up for Lobby Day 2015

SEIU Local 1991 will once again be traveling to Tallahassee where we will lobby for healthcare funding, advocate for legislation that will help our patients and fight off damaging bills. This year’s trip is April 15 and 16, 2015. Register by …

Sign Up for Nurse Lobby Day

SEIU Local 1991 will once again be traveling to Tallahassee where we will lobby for healthcare funding, advocate for legislation that will help our patients and fight off damaging bills. This year’s trip is March 26 and 27, 2014. Register …

Nurse Lobby Day Photos

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Nurse Lobby Day A Success

Last week, 100 of our friends and colleagues from JHS went to Tallahassee to lobby legislators on Medicaid expansion and funding for Jackson. See coverage here. They met with dozens of legislators, were recognized in the chamber of the Florida …

Speak Out for Our Patients!

Call your state legislator right now at (866) 443-1844 and tell them to support Medicaid expansion. Take a stand for our patients, our hospital and the community. Tell them to take the money and save lives!

How Medicaid Expansion Affects Our Patients and Our Jobs

The Medicaid expansion debate raging in Tallahassee can seem pretty abstract at times, as lawmakers consider whether and how to move billions of federal dollars to help millions of people access quality healthcare in communities across Florida. But here’s a fact that isn’t abstract at all — Medicaid expansion could mean $35 million extra dollars flowing to Jackson Health System every year.

Join Us at Nurse Lobby Day!

Mark your calendar for SEIU Local 1991’s annual NURSE LOBBY DAY! Our union will pay travel expenses for members to attend a two-day lobbying trip on April 17 and 18 in Tallahassee, Florida. It’s a popular and inspirational event. Don’t miss out!

Check Out Pictures From Nurse Lobby Day 2012!

This year’s Nurse Lobby Day event reminded us all of the importance of staying politically engaged. Several of our members stood up for their patients and fellow coworkers by traveling to Tallahassee with us to fight for legislation that made …

Health Care, Education Tug-o-War — WATCH THE VIDEO!

Nurses and teachers say they’re being pitted against each other in a tug-o-war battle for state cash. Lawmakers are trying to balance the budget with two billion fewer dollars. They plan to cut two billion dollars from heath care and increase education spending by a billion. They joined forces in Tallahassee to announce they will not compete in a budget tug-o-war.

The Miami Herald: Educators, healthcare workers say state should increase revenue, not cut spending

Check out coverage in The Miami Herald of our press conference in Tallahassee during Day Two of our Nurse Lobby Day!

Members Take Off For Tallahassee!

On Feb. 1st, several of our members met at Fort Lauderdale International airport to board a plane to Tallahassee for our annual Nurse Lobby Day!

Nurse Lobby Day 2011

As Legislators marked the half-way point in the 2011 general session, nearly 100 Local 1991 members, CIR doctors and  nurses from other unions, descended on Tallahassee to let our voices be heard about issues affecting our patients and profession. After …

Nurse Lobby Day 2010

More than 100 Local 1991 members arrived in Tallahassee on Wednesday, April 21, for our union’s annual Nurse Lobby Day. On Wednesday, our members toured the Capitol and attended an educational program about lobbying and advocacy skills. During the trip, …