SEIU nurse introduces Obama at Iowa health care event

Service Employees International Union, May 29, 2007 Pauline Taylor, an RN and SEIU member from Iowa City, introduced Senator Obama today at a campaign event to unveil his health care plan. “Health care has to change, and we need the next president to finally do something about it,” said Taylor, who has been a nurse at University Hospitals in Iowa for 30 years. “I’ve seen firsthand the failings of the current system not only with my patients, but also within my own family. My husband recently passed away after being on dialysis for ten years, and we had to pinch pennies just to be able to cover the care he needed. It’s not right that anyone should have to go struggle to be able to afford health care in this country.” ... SEIU