Kelvey Vander Hart: Here are the takeaways from the debate between U.S. Senators Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders over the future of health care in this country.
Iowa GOP State Central Committee passed a resolution calling for the defunding of Planned Parenthood by a nearly unanimous vote.
Arkansas is the 4th state to defund Planned Parenthood. Governor Asa Hutchinson ordered the Department of Human Services to cancel their Medicaid contracts.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s office announced today that the state was terminating its Medicaid contract with Planned Parenthood.
(Watchdog.org) Lincoln, NE – Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman renewed his call for substantial tax cuts during his final State of the State speech Wednesday before lawmakers. As he announced Tuesday night, the governor believes the state can afford $370 million to $500 million in tax cuts over the next three years, in part by using […]
(Watchdog.org) Springfield, IL – Illinois has fired the private company that found 40 percent of Medicaid enrollees in the state shouldn’t be in the system. Now, the state will hire hundreds of unionized, public employees to do the job. Gov. Pat Quinn signed an agreement with the state’s largest public employee union, the American Federation […]
It still isn’t too late for the Iowa Legislature to end the taxpayer funding of abortion as it is being negotiated in a conference committee.
It is not reasonable to Iowans to continue to expand a Medicaid by 150,000 Iowans and to saddle the hard-working taxpayers with the ongoing expense.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad was heckled by unidentified pro-abortion activist during his remarks at “The Roe v. Wade Effect” luncheon in Des Moines.
Questions asked in 1949 about health care, its cost, care provided, and federal involvement are still being asked today.
Last week Iowa Department of Human Services Chief, Chuck Palmer, denied a petition from 41 Iowa Legislators protesting taxpayer funding of abortions that were defunded in 2011. Today Marlys Popma, the Chairman of the Board and President of Iowa Right to Life applied pressure on Governor Branstad to reverse Palmer’s decision: Iowa Right to Life […]
I wonder if Iowa Governor Terry Branstad had time to talk with his DHS Chief before he ruled on what abortions the Iowa Department of Human Services. Today Chuck Palmer decided he’ll ignore the intent of the Iowa Legislature and go ahead and keep paying for those abortions for fetal anomalies that the Legislature defunded […]
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad said he’s confident that his Department of Human Services chief, Chuck Palmer, will “do the right thing” in deciding how to handle a petition from 41 Republican House members for an emergency rulemaking to halt government-funded abortions. From The Cedar Rapids Gazette: “I haven’t had a chance to talk to him […]
By Eric Goranson & Norm Pawlewski The Iowa House Republicans were unable to convince Democrats in the Senate to support the Sweeney Amendment. This amendment would have ended taxpayer funded abortions in Iowa and prioritized family planning funds to ensure comprehensive health care providers were funded to the fullest extent possible. Iowa Right to Life […]
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland’s client numbers are down, and yet the organization has increased its taxpayer funding in just one year by $500,000 in additional government grants. According to PPH’s most recent annual report, ending in Fiscal Year June 2011, Iowa’s largest abortion provider netted $1.9 million in government grants. That’s up from $1.4 […]
Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneInLate last week Senator Rick Santorum’s campaign released his “Made In America” plan to revitalize the American economy through empowering families and building economic freedom. Prior to this his economic plan primarily focused on the manufacturing sector. This plan includes manufacturing, but […]