State Senators Moore and Pacheco Need Your Support
As many of you are aware,
Senator Richard Moore (D- Uxbridge), Senate President Pro Tempore, was the Senate sponsor of the advanced practice nursing bill,An Act Improving the Quality of Health Care and Reducing Costs, during the last legislative session. He has been a champion of change and advocate for advanced practice nurses in the State House during his tenure in the Senate.Senator Moore is facing a formidable opponent this November in the upcoming election. His campaign needs volunteers to help with grassroots efforts to insure his success at the polls in November. Senator Marc Pacheco (D-Taunton)
is a also a champion for nursing and has been a major supporter of advanced practice legislation. He initially served in the House of Representatives starting in 1988, and has been serving in the Senate since 1992.
Hesimilarlyfaces a tough opponent in the upcoming election, and the MCNP has recently received word that the Senator will need additional campaign funding and support to run a successful campaign and insure a win at the polls on November 4th.
The MCNP Political Action Committee is reaching out to
All MCNP Members, to support these legislators who have supported NPs as individuals and as a profession during their time in service.
Please let Senators Moore and Pacheco
know that you appreciate their advocacy for nurse practitioners and the health and wellness of the citizens of the Commonwealth, and consider donating to their re-election campaigns.
If you live in or near their districts, you can also show your support by placing a bumper sticker on your car, displaying a lawn sign in your yard, or volunteering to stand with a sign at the polls on November 4th. Campaign contributions can be made the their respective websites below.Please be sure to identifyyourselfas a nursepractitionerand member of the MCNP.
Thank you in advance for your support of these candidates and the MCNP-PAC. We will need the ongoing support ofour allies in the State House who understand who we are, what we do, and the importance of passing legislation that allows citizens to fully benefit from nurse practitioner delivered care.