Daily Archives: March 15, 2016

Stop Raiding Social Security Benefits to Pay Loans

The skyrocketing cost of college means that more and more families are co-signing big student loans to help their kids pay for school. And when those young people hit hard times, the federal government has taken to garnishing Social Security … Continue reading

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How will the Branstad Administration protect Medicaid recipients and providers if the Iowa House fails to approve oversight legislation?

Speaker: Director Mikki Stier, Iowa Medicaid Enterprise  3 PM, Wed, March 16 Room 22, Iowa Statehouse Senate Human Resources Committee  Livestreamed at: http://bit.ly/IowaSenateLive

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Holding Sen. Grassley Accountable for Supreme Court Obstruction

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 31: number of days since the Supreme Court vacancy 67: average number of days for a Supreme Court confirmation vote (for nominees since 1975) 310: number of days left in President Obama’s term   Upcoming Events … Continue reading

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Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now!: Voting Rights

Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now!: Voting Rights Friday, March 18, 7 pm, African American Museum, 55 – 12th Avenue, SE, Cedar Rapids Labor Center Labor Educator Paul Iversen will lead a presentation and discussion on the history of struggles of … Continue reading

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