Posts Tagged ‘ Health Care ’

Dems: 2020 Session Wrap-up

June 14, 2020

A quick list of the good, the bad and the ugly bills of the 2020 legislative session.

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Dems: Wahls: Addressing Iowa’s stresses before session ends

June 4, 2020

The Iowa Legislature has resumed the 2020 session. Over the next two weeks, I hope we will: ** Pass a balanced budget based on the latest revenue estimates. ** Fight for the needs of Iowans, businesses and communities impacted by the coronavirus pandem...

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Dems: Wahls: Addressing Iowa’s stresses before session ends

June 4, 2020

The Iowa Legislature has resumed the 2020 session. Over the next two weeks, I hope we will: ** Pass a balanced budget based on the latest revenue estimates. ** Fight for the needs of Iowans, businesses and communities impacted by the coronavirus pandem...

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Dems: Mathis, Sweeney: Forgive Medicare Loans

June 2, 2020

Hospitals and other healthcare providers accessed advanced payments through the CARES Act Medicare Loan Fund to bridge losses. Loan forgiveness is vitally important and is much more critical now, given the fact that hospital losses have far exceeded th...

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Dems: Mathis, Sweeney: Forgive Medicare Loans

June 2, 2020

Hospitals and other healthcare providers accessed advanced payments through the CARES Act Medicare Loan Fund to bridge losses. Loan forgiveness is vitally important and is much more critical now, given the fact that hospital losses have far exceeded th...

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Dems: Legislative Democrats’ COVID-19 Recovery Agenda

June 1, 2020

Iowa's Democratic lawmakers have released a plan to address the needs of Iowa families and business during the reconvened 2020 session, starting June 3. The goal is to keep lawmakers focused on addressing problems related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dems: Legislative Democrats’ COVID-19 Recovery Agenda

June 1, 2020

Iowa's Democratic lawmakers have released a plan to address the needs of Iowa families and business during the reconvened 2020 session, starting June 3. The goal is to keep lawmakers focused on addressing problems related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dems: Petersen: Let’s give Iowans a healthier way to restart the economy

May 21, 2020

The number of COVID-19 cases is still increasing, and nationally ranked hotspots are popping up all over the state. Yet, the Governor and Republican legislators continue to deliver narratives that are heavy on spin and light on facts and data.

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Dems: Boulton: Workers’ compensation should cover coronavirus

May 7, 2020

More than 100 years ago, Upton Sinclair chronicled the misery and abuse of American workers in the meatpacking industry, describing them as “centers of contagion, poisoning the lives of all of us.” Today, we are witnessing a new chapter in the life and...

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Dems: Iowa Sister States seeks help for China with life-saving aid

February 20, 2020

The Legislature’s International Relations Committee met to address the deadly spread of coronavirus in Iowa’s sister cities in China. The Legislature is partnering with local leaders, industry and business to ship relief supplies to China, and is askin...

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