Local nurses rally in Washington

Group promotes focus on healthcare funding. Andrew Potter, Marshalltown Times-Republican, June 9, 2011 Cathy Landas got involved in the political process as she ventured to the center of it all. The Marshalltown resident and nurse at Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center, has spent the last three days in Washington, DC. She joined nearly 100 nurses from Iowa and Minnesota as part of the trip to promote what is known as the "Main Street Contract for the American People." The program is a way to rebuild American communities with jobs, healthcare and education funded through a fair tax policy targeted at those on Wall Street. ... Local