Daily Archives: July 30, 2015

Medicare turns 50; don’t turn back clock

July 30 is the 50th birthday of Medicare, a program that is a cornerstone of retirement security in America. This landmark occasion is the perfect time to examine the legacy of the program and reflect upon the positive impact it … Continue reading

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Medicare Plays Vital Role in Long-Term Financial Security of Working Families

On today’s 50th anniversary of Medicare, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka made the following statement: The AFL-CIO’s commitment to helping working people achieve a better life includes wholehearted support for Medicare, which helps seniors lead healthier, more financially secure lives. Medicare … Continue reading

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Mental health treatment must be available to Iowans

Public safety and medical professionals say Iowa has a mental health crisis. Legislators have been tackling that problem by improving the way mental health services are provided in our state. This year, we took steps to: Make more emergency psychiatric … Continue reading

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