Posts Tagged ‘ Liz Mathis ’

Dems: GOP blocked protections for vulnerable seniors; Pandemic intensified damage

July 10, 2020

The Republican majority in the Senate failed to move a bill that called for minimum help for our state’s elderly in long-term care facilities. The pandemic has laid bare that under-funding in times of crisis can kill.

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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: Mathis named Legislative Friend of Housing

September 4, 2019
Dems: Mathis named Legislative Friend of Housing

State Senator Liz Mathis of Hiawatha has received the 2019 “Legislative Friend of Housing” award at the annual statewide Housing Iowa Conference held in Cedar Rapids.

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Dems: Feds launch investigative review of oversight of privatized Medicaid

April 17, 2019

The U.S. Office of Inspector General is investigating whether federal officials are providing sufficient and appropriate oversight to ensure that people with Medicaid get the care to which they are entitled.

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Dems: Feds launch investigative review of oversight of privatized Medicaid

April 17, 2019

The U.S. Office of Inspector General is investigating whether federal officials are providing sufficient and appropriate oversight to ensure that people with Medicaid get the care to which they are entitled.

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Dems: Iowa Democratic Senators announce Medicaid Improvement Bill

February 14, 2019

DES MOINES —  Two health care leaders in the Iowa Senate have introduced legislation to make significant reforms to Iowa’s privatized Medicaid system. Senate File 156, the Senate Democratic Medicaid Improvement Bill, has been introduced [...]

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Dems: UPDATED: 2019 Iowa Senate Democratic Committee Assignments

January 13, 2019

Senate Democratic Leader Janet Petersen released updated committee assignments today for Democratic State Senators for the 2019 session of the Iowa Legislature. The 88th General Assembly will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, January 14, 2019.

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Dems: Senate Dems select leadership team

November 13, 2018

We believe every Iowan deserves affordable health care, strong schools and the chance to get ahead. We will work with the Governor and Republican legislators where we can find common ground. But, if we continue to see Republicans push an agenda that hurts the health care, education and financial security of working Iowans, we will…

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Dems: Democrats denounce secret meeting on Medicaid problems

February 21, 2018

Four key Democratic state legislators today denounced plans by officials with Governor Kim Reynolds’s Administration to have a closed-door meeting to discuss the failed Medicaid privatization experiment.

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