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ADVISORY: PHOTO OP: HIKE FOR HEALTH CARE TO HIGHLIGHT RISING COST OF HEALTH CARE IN FLORIDA

SARASOTA — Floridians are highlighting the hike in health care costs with a Hike for Health Care in Bradenton on Sunday. The cost of health insurance in Florida is rising faster than the national average, due to the sabotage of Congressional Republicans like Vern Buchanan and the Trump administration. The Hike for Health Care is a way to underscore the impact of rising health care costs on working Floridians.

PHOTO OP: About 20 hikers, chanting and wearing Hike for Health Care t-shirts, will march from Vern Buchanan’s Bradenton office to the Bradenton Riverwalk and end at Manatee Memorial Hospital.

NOTE: Spokespeople will be available on-site to discuss the hike and share their health care stories. If no crew is available Sunday morning we can provide spokespeople on Saturday.

WHAT
Hike for Health Care

A one-mile (approx) walk to highlight hikes in health care costs in Florida due to Republican sabotage

WHEN

Sunday, September 30

10am step off

WHERE

Bradenton Riverwalk

Route:

BEGIN at Congressman Vern Buchanan’s district office, 1051 Manatee Ave. West; head to 9th St. West and turn north toward the Manatee River; head east on Bradenton Riverwalk and END at Manatee Memorial Hospital.

WHO

A diverse mix of Buchanan constituents and others who are fed up with the hike in health care costs. Organized by Floridians for a Fair Shake and Health Care Voter.

BACKGROUND

Floridians for a Fair Shake advocates for an economy that works for everyone and affordable health care for all.

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