Daily Archives: March 3, 2013

Another View: Society owes it to families deperately trying to make ends meet

Raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 should be a no-brainer. Republicans say it will cause employers to shed jobs, but that’s baloney. Employers won’t outsource the jobs abroad or substitute machines for them because jobs at this low … Continue reading

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Espey: Medicaid expansion showdown looms

The Senate Human Resources committee voted this week to pass Senate File 71 out of committee and on to the full Senate, setting the stage for a showdown with Governor Terry Branstad over Medicaid expansion and how to make Iowa … Continue reading

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