Daily Archives: July 6, 2017

A look at future health care in Senate plan

Under the Senate health proposal, uninsurance in Iowa would be more than double what it would be under the current Affordable Care Act. What Iowans need to know about coverage and costs Health care policy is a complex issue. There’s … Continue reading

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AFSCME leader says officials failed to reveal ‘scope’ of prison fight

The head of the union that represents a majority of state workers is accusing the Iowa Department of Corrections of “downplaying” what he calls a “violent uprising” at the Iowa State Penitentiary. AFSCME Council 61 President Danny Homan is responding … Continue reading

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Editorial: Lawsuit is welcome in Iowa Medicaid debacle

For more than a year now, the Iowa Department of Human Services has consistently failed to disclose reliable, detailed information on the impact of its controversial Medicaid privatization scheme. Health care providers, legislators and the media have all complained that … Continue reading

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Labor History

Today’s Labor Quote: Eugene Victor Debs “I would not be a capitalist; I would be a man; you cannot be both at the same time.” Union CIty July 07 Striking New York longshoremen meet to discuss ways to keep new immigrants … Continue reading

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