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WHAT: Senator Maria Collett, RN (D-Montgomery/Bucks) and Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) will hold a press conference to announce their legislation to set safe nurse-to-patient limits in Pennsylvania hospitals.

“As a bedside nurse, I’ve personally seen the impact that inadequate staffing can have on patient care. Study after study shows that safe staffing reduces adverse events, improves outcomes and saves lives,” says Sen. Collett, RN. “It’s time to demand safe patient limits here in Pennsylvania.”

WHO: Sen. Collett, Rep. DiGirolamo, Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia), Rep. Stephen Kinsey (D-Philadelphia), and representatives from SEIU, Nurses of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 20, 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Main Capitol Rotunda, Harrisburg.

LIVESTREAMING: The press conference will be streamed live at Facebook.com/SenatorCollett.