September 2011

Unemployed workers in Chicago come out to support President Obama’s jobs plan

In more than a dozen cities last week, unemployed people came out to support President Obama’s plan to put Americans back to work. Member and CNA Penny Peoples addresses a crowd on the Wells St. Bridge.

Learn more about support for the President’s bill (coverage begins at 8min, 15sec).

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My Medicaid Matters! Home care consumers, providers, and advocates rally with ADAPT in DC for real Medicaid reform

On September 21, more than a thousand home care consumers, providers, and advocates traveled to Washington, DC to rally and lobby for Medicaid reform that contains costs without sacrificing the needs and rights of seniors and people with disabilities.

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UPDATE: Home care providers, consumers, and advocates call to end Missouri’s contract with SynCare

In a series of rallies across Missouri, home care agencies, providers and consumers called on state officials to end a contract with SynCare, Inc., an Indiana company hired to assess the home health care needs of Medicaid-eligible seniors and people with disabilities. (more…)

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