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- Oct 10 Consultant: BRF lacks cash, experience to adequately manage hospitals Biomedical Research Foundation’s lack of cash could cause the state to lose funding for free... (KTBS)
- Sep 30 Future of Frederick County’s mental health clinic in flux as responsibility for services changes On Oct. 2, the department’s methadone program will be handed off to Concerted Care Group,... (Frederick News-Post)
- Aug 23 Kansas Lawmaker Leary Of Plans To Privatize Osawatomie The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services has unveiled a proposal to build a... (KMUW)
- May 09 Complaints about Iowa's privatized Medicaid are spiking Allegations that private companies are terminating and reducing health services of Iowa's poorest and oldest... (Des Moines Register)
- Apr 27 Lobbying ramp-up precedes mental health funding proposal Physical health insurers ramped up lobbying operations and far out-spent their behavioral health counterparts in... (Lansing State Journal)
- Aug 25 Advice for people living in or traveling to South Florida
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- Mar 29 Fight is on to Save Alaska Psychiatric Institute ASEA members are fighting the newly elected governor’s plan to privatize the Alaska Psychiatric Institute.... (Blog)
- Feb 25 Bill Aims to Protect Health Care and Social Service Workers A bill backed by AFSCME members would reduce workplace violence faced by health care and... (Blog)
- Feb 21 Paid Parental Leave – Negotiated by Workers For Workers Through Their Unions Union jobs gave Amanda and Justin Aurelius something priceless last year: Time off together with... (Blog)
- Jan 28 A Guiding Light for New Jersey’s Blind “The first thing I do is just listen to them,” says Cynthia King. “I find out how their vision loss came about, what their needs are."
- Nov 27 Oregon Behavioral Health Workers Vote Overwhelmingly to Join AFSCME They become the latest in a wave of therapists, case managers, peers, support staff and... (Blog)
- Nov 19 AFSCME Supports Bill Curbing Workplace Violence The bill would help protect hospital, psychiatric, behavioral health care, EMS workers and others by requiring the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) to issue a federal worker-protection standard.