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Friday (today) 8/11/17 @ 6:00PM Fareway Education Center, 1215 S Marshall St,
Monday, 8/14/17 @ 4:30PM Monday, Fort Dodge Middle School, 800 N 32nd St,
Tuesday, 8/15 17 @ 12:30 PM, Washington High School Auditorium. 1111 S Ave
Grassley Town Halls
Thursday, 8/24, @ 11:30 Bedford City Hall, 625 Court Ave
Tuesday, 8/29 @3:45 Pimghar Community Building, 215 1st St SE\
Wednesday, 8/30 @ 8:00AM, Sibley Senior Center, 612 8th St.
8/31 Thursday@10:00AM @Mapelton Community Center, 511 Main Street
8/31 Thursday@ 2:45, Harlan Community Center,718 Court St.
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Tag Archives: medicaid
As our media breathlessly pursues the current president’s Twitter droppings, the real rape of the American people goes on almost unreported. About the only thing that is getting reported on besides what a truly incompetent president we have is the … Continue reading
by Ralph Scharnau The human right to health care means that everyone gets the highest standard of care for physical and mental health. Individuals should receive this care regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual identification, geographical location, urban/suburban/rural domicile, political … Continue reading
I sent this email to the bishop of the Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin. Since Catholic officials occasionally see fit to call out Catholic politicians for their stand if they favor abortion, I was curious what the Church stand is for … Continue reading
On Monday, August 29, Iowans can share their experiences with Medicaid privatization with legislators from 9:30 to 11:30 AM in Room 103 at the Iowa Statehouse. To participate, sign up using this online form: http://interspire.iowasdc.info/surveys.php?id=31 Speakers will have three minutes … Continue reading
Democratic state senators are doing what any good legislators should be doing – watching over state programs to make sure they come up to the level they need to be at. With nearly 560,000 Iowans dependent on Medicaid, moving the … Continue reading
ed. note: This is an edited version of the Courtney newsletter. For the whole newsletter, please go here. SENATE: GOVERNOR’S PLAN MAY ENDANGER VULNERABLE IOWANS In January, Governor Branstad surprised Iowans by proposing to privatize almost all of Iowa’s Medicaid … Continue reading
By Senator Tom Harkin As President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner continue negotiations on the so-called ‘fiscal cliff,’ I have one simple message: hands off Medicaid! Federal health programs that millions of Americans rely on should not be on … Continue reading
One issue that was almost totally ignored in the recent Iowa legislative was Gov. Branstad’s vow to not accept expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Personally I thought that it should be a central issue, but trying to bring the … Continue reading