Daily Archives: January 27, 2016

Democrats call on President Obama and CMS to reject Branstad’s Medicaid privatization plan

Every Democratic member of the Iowa Senate signed a letter today asking President Obama and other key federal officials to end Governor Branstad’s disorganized push to privatize Medicaid services in Iowa.   “Unfortunately,  everything that we have seen and heard … Continue reading

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TODAY: Family Friendly Iowa to host small business roundtable to discuss policies and legislation that matter to working families

State Representatives Chris Hall & Kirsten Running-Marquardt to join small business owners at the event WEST DES MOINES – Today, January 27, 2016, Family Friendly Iowa will hold a roundtable focusing on small business owners and families who are eager … Continue reading

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IA SEN LIVESTREAM: Ombudsman discusses Medicaid report with Human Resources Committee (Wed, Jan 27 at 3 PM)

When: Wed, Jan 27 at 3 PM Where: Senate Human Resources Committee Meeting, Room 22 WHO: Deanna Clingan-Fischer, the State Long Term Care Ombudsman, answers questions about the Ombudsman Alliance Report. WHAT: Ombudsman Clingan-Fisher will discuss the “Final Report” by … Continue reading

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Something’s seriously the matter with the way Iowa’s government takes in money

The state’s balance sheet is almost unrecognizable from the excellent condition in which it was left to Governor Branstad and Republican legislators only five years ago, with reserves full and spending flat. Long gone are Branstad campaign promises of streamlining … Continue reading

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