Daily Archives: December 23, 2015

President signs Loebsack legislation to help critical access hospitals

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack, D-IA, released the following statement this week after the President signed S. 1461 into law. Loebsack joined with Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) to introduce the House version of the legislation, which prevents Medicare’s enforcement … Continue reading

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Recycling Reminders for Holiday Waste

December 23, 2015 – Jeff Stein, Public News Service (IA) Play Audio in Browser Window The holidays generate 25 percent more waste than other times of the year, much of which can be recycled. (jackietrains/morguefile) DES MOINES, Iowa – It’s … Continue reading

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Labor History

December 24 Seventy-two copper miners’ children die in panic caused by a company stooge at Calumet, Mich., who shouted “fire” up the stairs into a crowded hall where the children had gathered.  They were crushed against closed doors when they … Continue reading

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