United Auto Workers International Representative Desiree Hoffman joined Ed “Flash” Ferenc on the Oct. 8 edition of AWF Union Podcast. They spoke about the new Supreme Court nomination made in the wake of the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Vice Presidential debate and the likelihood of another COVID-19 stimulus package. Continue reading
Eric Wilson, president of I Sell Health, Inc., spoke with America’s Work Force on July 18 about the direction of healthcare in the United States. Continue reading
Mark Seavy, from the American Legion, appeared on America’s Work Force Radio on Dec. 21 and talked about copay issues within the Veterans Administration.
According to Seavy, the VA refuses to reimburse veterans for out of pocket emergency services. He said it is ridiculous that the government has the money to deploy soldiers, but does have the money to care for them when they return home injured or sick. He believes there needs to be better copay options for veterans to cover the costs of medication, rehabilitation and other medical needs. Seavy also spoke about the decision by Defense Secretary James Mattis to resign after a disagreement with President Trump, who decided to U.S troops out of Syria.
Alliance for Retired Americans Executive Director Rich Fiesta talked about what his organization plans to do in 2019. Fiesta said they will work to address issues such as the price of prescription drugs, the expansion of social security and raising the earning cap. He also discussed a recent court ruling, which declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. Fiesta said the Texas judge made a poorly reasoned decision and did not thoroughly review the ACA.
AWF host Ed “Flash” Ferenc discussed SNAP eligibility and recently passed legislation, which bans the shackling of pregnant women in federal prisons.