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Harkin Announces $1.4 Million to Support Increased Access to Primary Care in Iowa

Harkin Announces $1.4 Million to Support Increased Access to Primary Care in Iowa

Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) applauded the announcement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that through the Affordable Care Act, the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) has invested more than $1.4 million in FY 14 to support increased access to primary care services for Iowans by expanding the primary care workforce in communities that

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University of Iowa Forum to Discuss Restructuring Proposals

University of Iowa President Sally Mason says she expects employees will ask lots of questions during a forum to discuss a consultant’s sweeping cost-cutting recommendations. The university is holding the meeting Thursday morning with representatives of Deloitte Consulting. Deloitte last week released recommendations to the Iowa Board of Regents on how Iowa’s three public universities

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Two Iowa Students Say Substitute Pulled Their Hair

A Cedar Rapids school district says two students reported that a substitute teacher pulled their hair. The College Community School District school sent a letter home with third-grade students on Friday, saying that the two students said “the guest teacher pulled their hair in order to get their attention and/or redirect them.” District administrators declined

Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning Candidate to Take Public Questions

Iowans have an opportunity to engage with the final candidate vying to become the next administrator of Iowa’s Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning. The CJJP Division maintains data and provides input on the impact of public policy related to Iowa’s criminal and juvenile justice system. It also provides youth leadership programming within the

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University of Iowa Continues to Make Strides to Combat Sexual Assault

The University of Iowa continues making progress toward meeting the goals outlined in president Sally Mason’s Six Point Plan to Combat Sexual Assault. On Oct. 6, president Mason announced the UI is committing funding to support three prevention education specialist positions at the UI Women’s Resource & Action Center (WRAC) and the Rape Victim Advocacy Program(RVAP). “The UI takes

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