Why we support Question 1
Barbara Madeloni, former head of the MA teachers union, and I wrote an opinion piece on why MA voters should vote yes to a ballot initiative on safe staffing.

“On Question 1, women who do the hands-on work in hospitals have amassed a formidable body of real-world experience, of longitudinal studies, of extensively researched data on the benefits of safe patient limits. The opinions of the organization representing 70 percent of all registered nurses in this state are strong, but the evidence that backs them is stronger still. They know what they are doing, day in and day out, in the hospitals, and they know what they are talking about in this crucial policy debate. Are we going to listen to them?”

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