Daily Archives: May 31, 2016

STAFFING CHANGES AT CLARINDA CORRECTIONAL FACILITY ENDANGERS INMATES, STAFF, AND THE PUBLIC

DES MOINES –AFSCME Iowa Council 61 President Danny Homan issued the following statement regarding the funding and staffing of the Clarinda Correctional Facility: “In response to the closing of the Mount Pleasant and Clarinda Mental Health Institutes, the Iowa General … Continue reading

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Response to Governor Branstad’s action today on Medicaid oversight – Iowa Senate Democrats

Response to Governor Branstad’s action today on Medicaid oversight – Iowa Senate Democrats Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City, Chair of the Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee “I’m glad Governor Branstad did not veto the Medicaid oversight compromise reached … Continue reading

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Lloyd Weems Funeral Info

Lloyd E. Weems Des Moines Lloyd Edward Weems, 95, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at the VA Hospital in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, June 2, 2016 at McLaren’s Chapel in West … Continue reading

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Labor History

May 30 The Ford Motor Company signs a “Technical Assistance” contract to produce cars in the Soviet Union, and Ford workers were sent to the Soviet Union to train the labor force in the use of its parts. Many American … Continue reading

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