Medicaid funding and Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood has been in the news an awful lot right now – as they should be. Utah’s Obamacare Medicaid expansion in Utah has also been in the news. While both Planned Parenthood and Medicaid expansion deserve posts of their own, there is one thing that has been overlooked in the current news stories: the connection between the…

LD 57 Debate, 3/22/2014

On March 22, the 3 candidates for Utah House District 57 held their first debate. The room was packed – great turnout for an event a mere 2 days after caucus night. Here is the debate in its unfiltered entirety. I’d love to hear your thoughts! Part 1: Opening statements, Medicaid Part 2: Consensus building,…

Let’s talk real numbers in Medicaid expansion

You’ve probably heard by now that the Governors of all 50 states will get to decide whether or not they opt-in to the “Medicaid expansion” offered by the federal government. Free money, right? After all, the feds pay 100% of the costs for the first couple of years, then slowly decrease the amount until they…