Plan to expand Medicaid coverage for pregnant Iowans – while tightening income threshold – advances in Legislature

A proposal to extend the duration of Medicaid coverage for pregnant Iowans has widespread support, but some activists are concerned about the state potentially lowering the income threshold to participate in the program, saying it would shut out low-wage working moms who desperately need prenatal care. Many of the people Read more…

How will changes to Iowa’s abortion laws affect your life, in the workplace and beyond?

By Nicole Grundmeier How is your employer or your business adapting to potential changes regarding abortion law in Iowa? I would like to hear from you as soon as possible. Please email me: nicolegrundmeier@bpcdm.com. While the Business Record is apolitical, we report on governmental decisions that affect business. Through our Fearless initiative, Read more…