Daily Archives: November 24, 2015

Another Medicaid math puzzler: Who has the contracts?

The Iowa Hospital Association on Monday questioned whether Iowa has reached agreements with heath care providers on more than 12,000 contracts to provide Medicaid services through for-profit management companies. Federal officials will not allow Iowa to move forward with Gov. … Continue reading

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We have a lot to be thankful for this week.

This Wednesday, a group of clergy will hold a press conference at 10:30 am on the steps of St. Mary’s church in Iowa City. They will release a statement in support of the minumum wage increase,  written by Father Rudy … Continue reading

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Labor History

November 25 Some 10,000 New Orleans workers, Black and White, participate in a solidarity parade of unions comprising the Central Trades and Labor Assembly. The parade was so successful it was repeated the following two years – 1883 Teachers strike … Continue reading

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