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The Committee to Ensure Safe Patient Care is a broad coalition united in support of the Patient Safety Act, advocating for stronger patient outcomes, and consistency and accountability in our hospitals. The coalition is made up of advocates across Massachusetts, including registered nurses, patients and family members, health and safety organizations, community groups, unions and elected officials.

Elected Officials

  • U.S. Senator Edward Markey
  • U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren
  • Congressman Jim McGovern (2nd District)
  • Congressman Joe Kennedy (4th District)
  • Congresswoman Katherine Clark (5th District)
  • Congressman Michael Capuano (7th District)
  • Congressman Stephen Lynch (8th District)
  • Ayanna Pressley (Congresswoman-elect, 7th District)
  • Lori Trahan (Democratic candidate for Congress, 3rd District)

Mayors:

  • Martin J. Walsh (Boston)
  • Joseph Petty (Worcester)

State Senators:

  • Michael Brady (Second Plymouth and Bristol)
  • Nick Collins (First Suffolk)
  • Harriette Chandler (D-Worcester)
  • Brendan Crighton (Third Essex)
  • Julian Cyr (Cape and Islands)
  • James Eldridge (Middlesex and Worcester)
  • Paul Feeney (Bristol and Norfolk)
  • Anne Gobi (Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex)
  • John Keenan (Norfolk and Plymouth)
  • Barbara L'Italien (Second Essex and Middlesex)
  • Michael Moore (Second Worcester)
  • Patrick O'Connor (Plymouth and Norfolk)
  • Marc Pacheco (First Plymouth and Bristol)
  • Michael Rush (Norfolk and Suffolk)
  • Walter Timilty (Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth)

State Representatives:

  • Brian Ashe (D-Longmeadow)
  • Evandro Carvalho (D-Boston)
  • Tackey Chan (D-Quincy)
  • Mike Connolly (D-Cambridge)
  • Edward Coppinger (D-Boston)
  • Claire Cronin (D-Easton)
  • Josh Cutler (D-Duxbury)
  • Marjorie Decker (D-Cambridge)
  • Diana DiZoglio (D-Methuen)
  • Daniel Donahue (D-Worcester)
  • Michelle DuBois (D-Brockton)
  • Sean Garballey (D-Arlington)
  • Denise Garlick (D-Needham)
  • Jim Hawkins (D-Attleboro)
  • Stephen Hay (D-Fitchburg)
  • Natalie Higgins (D-Leominster)
  • Mary Keefe (D-Worcester)
  • Jack Lewis (D-Framingham)
  • Paul Mark (D-Peru)
  • Joseph McGonagle (D-Everett)
  • Joan Meschino (D-Hull)
  • Harold Naughton (D-Clinton)
  • James O'Day (D-West Boylston)
  • Shaunna O’Connell (R-Taunton)
  • Sarah Peake (D-Provincetown)
  • Denise Provost (D-Somerville)
  • Angelo Puppolo (D-Springfield)
  • Daniel Ryan (D-Charlestown)
  • Thomas Stanley (D-Waltham)
  • Timothy Whelan (R-Brewster)

Health Care Organizations

  • Health Watch USA
  • Independence House, Inc.
  • Mass-Care
  • Mass Health Professionals for Clean Energy (MHPCE)
  • Massachusetts Nurses Association
  • Massachusetts Student Nurses Association
  • Show Me Your Stethoscope Foundation
  • Tufts Progressive Alliance
  • United Nurses & Allied Professionals
  • Western Mass. Medicare for all
  • Women’s Health Institute

Nurses Nationwide and Globally

  • ANNF - Victoria Branch
  • California Nurses Association
  • Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions
  • Canadian Nursing Students' Association
  • District of Columbia Nurses Association
  • Haitian Nurses Association
  • Illinois Nurses Association
  • Law Enforcement Officers Security Unions LEOSU, LEOSPBA
  • Manitoba Nurses' Union
  • Michigan Nurses Association
  • Minnesota Nurses Association
  • National Nurses United
  • National Union of Healthcare Workers
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE)
  • New Brunswick Nurses Union
  • New South Wales Nurses and Midwives Association Australia
  • New York Professional Nurses Union
  • New York State Nurses Association
  • Northeast Nurses Association
  • Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union
  • Nova Scotia Nurses' Union
  • Ohio Nurses Association
  • Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses & Allied Professionals
  • Philippine Nurses Association of New England
  • Prince Edward Island Union of Public Sector Employees'
  • Prince Edward Island Nurses' Union
  • Queensland Nurses and Midwives' Union
  • Registered Nurses' Union Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Saskatchewan Union of Nurses
  • United Nurses of Alberta

Community Groups

  • Berkshire Democratic Brigades
  • Boston Musicians Association
  • Coalition for Social Justice
  • Education Enterprises
  • EPOCA (Ex-Prisoners and Prisoners Organizing for Community Advancement)
  • Foundation for a Green Future
  • Franklin County Continuing the Political Revolution
  • Greater Worcester Humanists
  • Jobs with Justice
  • Mass Interfaith Worker Justice
  • Mass Retirees
  • Mass Senior Action Council
  • Massachusetts Voter Table
  • Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety & Health
  • Neighbor To Neighbor
  • New England Jewish Labor Committee
  • Our Revolution
  • Our Revolution Massachusetts
  • Pax Christi Boston
  • Progressive Democrats of America
  • Progressive Taunton
  • Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts (PHENOM)
  • Resist the Pipeline
  • Stop the West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline (SWRL)
  • Socialist Alternative
  • The Labor Guild, Archdiocese of Boston
  • Women’s Institute for Leadership Development
  • Worcester Interfaith
  • Worcester Socialist Alternative

Democratic Town Committees

  • The Massachusetts Democratic Party
  • Agawam Democratic Town Committee
  • Amherst Democratic Town Committee
  • Barre Democratic Town Committee
  • Brewster Democrats
  • Braintree Democratic Town Committee
  • Bridgewater Democratic Town Committee
  • Chicopee Democratic City Committee
  • Colrain Democratic Town Committee
  • Dennis Democratic Town Committee
  • Easthampton Democratic Town Committee
  • East Longmeadow Democratic Town Committee
  • Hopkinton Democratic Town Committee
  • Huntington Democratic Party
  • Lunenburg Democratic Town Committee
  • Merrimack Valley Central Labor Council
  • North Adams Democratic City Committee
  • Northampton Democratic City Committee
  • North Reading Democratic Town Committee
  • Norwood Democratic Town Committee
  • Orleans Democratic Town Committee
  • Princeton Democratic Town Committee
  • Quincy Democratic City Committee
  • Randolph Democratic Town Committee
  • Reading Democratic Town Committee
  • Rehoboth Democratic Town Committee
  • Sunderland Town Democratic Committee
  • Shrewsbury Democratic Town Committee
  • South Hadley Democratic Town Committee
  • Sturbridge Democratic Town Committee
  • Truo Democratic Town Committee
  • West Boylston Democratic Town Committee
  • Westfield Democratic City Committee
  • Winchendon Democratic Town Committee

Labor and Working Families

  • Berkshire Central Labor Council
  • Greater Boston Labor Council
  • Greater Southeastern Labor Council
  • Hampshire Franklin Central Labor Council
  • Norfolk County Central Labor Council
  • North Shore Labor Council
  • Pioneer Valley AFL-CIO
  • Plymouth/Bristol Central Labor Council
  • Worcester Community Labor Coalition
 
  • AFSCME Local 944
  • AFSCME Local 1526
  • American Federation of Teachers Massachusetts (AFT Mass)
  • AFT Connecticut Executive Committee
  • Boston Metro Area Local 100, American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO
  • Boston Teachers Union
  • Bricklayers & Allied Craftsmen Union Local 3
  • HPAE, New Jersey
  • HPAE, Local 5118
  • IATSE Local 11
  • IBEW 103
  • IBEW 104
  • IBEW Local 2222
  • IBEW 2321
  • Insulators Local 6
  • International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) Local 264
  • International Union of Operating Engineers Local 877
  • Ironworkers Local 7
  • Local 4 Operating Engineers
  • Massachusetts AFL-CIO
  • Massachusetts Democratic Party
  • Massachusetts State Council of Machinists
  • Massachusetts Teachers Association
  • Metro Boston Building Trades
  • National Union of Public and General Employees
  • New England Regional Council of Carpenters
  • Painters and Allied Trades DC 35
  • Pipefitters Local 537
  • Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts
  • Roofers & Waterproofers Union Local 33
  • SEIU Local 888
  • SEIU/NAGE
  • Teamsters Local 25
  • Teamsters Local 42
  • Teamsters Local 170
  • Teamsters Local 122
  • UAW Local 2322 & 2324
  • UAW Region 9 Massachusetts
  • UNITE HERE, New England Joint Board
  • UNITE HERE, Local 26
  • United Food & Commercial Workers Local 1445 & 1459
  • United Steel Workers Local 7912 & 9432
  • Utility Workers Union of America Local 369