Finding Health Care Coverage for Every Iowan an Elusive Dream

Cynthia Houston didn’t panic when she lost her job at the Mount Pleasant School District in 2008. She looked for another job and paid the extra money to keep insurance through COBRA. She found work but couldn’t afford insurance there. That was when she had a breakdown. Cynthia Houston poses at the Community Health Center in Columbus Junction.

Senate Bill Would Ease HIV Transmission Law

State legislators are expected to consider a bill to ease parts of a controversial Iowa law allowing
imprisonment of HIV-infected people for up to 25 years if they don’t reveal their condition
before having “intimate contact” with another person.