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Judge strikes down St. Louis' minimum wage increase hours before it takes effect

A circuit judge struck down the city’s minimum wage law on Wednesday just hours before it was set to go into force. Circuit Judge Steven Ohmer issued a sobering blow to the city’s law just after 4:30 p.m., declaring it void and out of step with state law. The city quickly said it would appeal to a higher court.

Nicholas J.C. Pistor, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
July 11, 2017

International Nurse News Round-Up

See a collection of links to news stories about nurses in other nations, and how they are advocating for their patients.

Global Nurses United
July 6, 2017

You asked, we answered. Here are some of our readers' questions on CA's proposed single-payer plan

We had some questions about California’s high-profile bill to establish a single-payer system, in which the state would foot the bill for nearly all healthcare costs of its residents. So we looked into the proposal, asking who would be covered, how it would be paid for and other basic questions about how it would work.

By Melanie Mason, Contact Reporter, LA Times
June 23, 2017

All The Health Insurance Companies’ Men Attack

Whenever health insurance companies face real political pressure they know it’s best to change the messenger. Their executives and spokespeople clam up and turn to paid surrogates who attack reformers in order to take the public’s eye off the ball: health industry price gouging.

Carmen Balber, Capitol Watchdog
June 23, 2017

International Nurse News Round-Up

See a collection of links to news stories about nurses in other nations, and how they are advocating for their patients.

Global Nurses United
June 22, 2017