Rich Fiesta of the Alliance For Retired Americans discusses why the Republican healthcare bill will be detrimental to older Americans – they are a lot more likely to have pre-existing conditions.
Kelly Dickey of NPMHU joins us in studio to explain why it is taking longer and long for mail to be delivered. She talks about poor scheduling practices as well as ridiculous closings of processing facilities.
Bill Londrigan who is the President of the Kentucky ALF-CIO joins us to talk about Kentucky Governor Bevins and how is out of step with his fellow governors and in step with President Trump and it pertains to moving backwards in the healthcare plan.
Jennifer Scholtes from POLITICO joins us to talk about a partisan spending bill proposed by the Republicans. There is the possibility of this bill being backfiring and making Republicans lose some of the leverage they have in the congress.
A Fox Business panel is really concerned about school teachers and firefighters who make more than $250,000/year, and they’re using it as an excuse to oppose higher taxes on the rich, Craig Harrington reports for Media Matters.
Chris Garlock of the DC Labor Council joins us to talk about a few upcoming events in Washington DC and how interns are leading the Labor Movement’s organizing.
Steve Larchuk joins us to share our anticipation of the CBO report of the Republican Healthcare bill. We also talk a bit about how the Republicans weren’t prepared to even go through with repealing and replacing the ACA because they didn’t expect Trump to win the presidency. Steve is the host of Healthcare Politics with Steve Larchuk and a longtime healthcare advocate.
Policy makers and unions have a responsibility to speak for the people. We discuss healthcare and foreign policy with Allen Kukovich, former US Senator and Congressperson.
Chris Garlock joins us from the DC Labor Council to discuss some labor highlights, including airport workers who approved a strike but are hoping not to get that far.
Despite doomsday rhetoric, Obamacare markets are stabilizing, and first quarter results suggest insurers are on a path to profitability. Sara Karlin Smith reports for Politico.