Tag Archives: medicaid

Reps. King, Finkenauer and Axne Sign Bipartisan Letter Urging Congress To Delay Cuts to Hospitals Serving Vulnerable Populations

For Immediate Release: May 23, 2019 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 In Case You Missed It: DSH Program Essential for Iowa’s Hospitals Des Moines, Iowa – Last week, 302 members of the House of Representatives sent a  bipartisan letter to Congressional leaders … Continue reading

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“Medicare For None”

Screen shot from dailykos.com:   From thehill.com “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Wednesday (4/10/2019) that “Medicare for All” will not move in the Senate as long as Republicans control the chamber.  “Not as long as I’m majority … Continue reading

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Forums, Loebsack Tour, Issues

Congress member Dave Loebsack continues his Saturday tours of Iowa’s second district today: Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack announced today that he will be continuing his Coffee with your Congressman tour with stops in Wapello, Burlington, Ft. Madison and … Continue reading

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While We Watch The Shutdown And the Rest Of The Circus

While our attention is once again diverted, there are shenanigans behind the curtains. The wannabe dictator/president is working hard on handing the corporations and the donor class all they want while he still has the power.  Certainly not saying that … Continue reading

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Let’s make this the Health Care Congress

Coming out of the 2018 midterm elections in which health care was the top issue on voters’ minds, Protect Our Care is releasing a report this week on our blueprint for action in this next Congress. Voters elected a “Health Care … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget: SS And Medicare Are Republicans Next Targets

One Of Many Big Issues In This Year’s Election. Topher Spiro   Topher Spiro Retweeted John Harwood After cutting taxes, they want to cut Social Security and Medicare to pay for it. Make no mistake: this is on the ballot … Continue reading

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Astonishing Number: US Spends $250 Million Per Day On War

That astonishing number is according to International Business Times, what the GWOT – Great War on Terror – has cost the US – some $1.46 Trillion total – since the day planes were flown into the World Trade Center and … Continue reading

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To Do List This Week: Vote, Sign Up For Healthcare, Call Congress

Back when I was in school  – when we walked miles there and miles back – one thing that was emphasized was that even as an average citizen you were expected to participate in the running of your government. Next … Continue reading

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About Those Tax Cuts And An Appeal From Rob Hogg

Here and below we have a couple of short ( 3 minute and 4 minute) videos with Robert Reich explaining just how the proposed tax cuts will only do just what we would expect Republican tax proposals to do – … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Republicans In Congress Vote To Cut Medicare & Medicaid

Iowa’s Republican members of congress have once again leveled a boot into the ass of elderly, poor and disabled Iowans. Thursday the US House held a vote on the 2018 budget resolution. A major feature of that budget is the … Continue reading

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