By Shelli Dawdy On December 9th, we published an article about the “Symposium on Maternal Child Health in Nebraska” convened by the National Association of Social Workers and United Nations Foundation in Omaha on September 30, 2010. As I reported, friends from Omaha arranged for a person to attend the event for the purpose of […]
Several articles we’ve published recently reported on a meeting of Nebraska Senators representing districts in Lancaster that occurred on November 17 in Lincoln. One of those articles, NE Senators Meeting 11/17 Part 2: Voices Not Often Heard, focused on remarks Linda and I made addressing core questions regarding the true purpose of government and whether or not the $900 million+ – $1.4 billion budget shortfall is being taken seriously enough. Linda focused in particular on the serious problems with Nebraska’s Medicaid system. Following the meeting, Linda sent a letter to the Senators who attended to reinforce several of the points she’d made, which we are sharing, below. Linda did some additional research following writing her letter, which lays out even more problems coming with Medicaid, which you can read about HERE. Read full article47% of Nebraska Births Paid for By the State: Is that Good?