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Medicaid expansion should not be political casualty

Salt Lake City — The Coalition for a Compassionate Utah organized last Fall with the express purpose of showing Governor Herbert that compassionate Utahns support the expansion of Medicaid. Now that Gov. Herbert has recognized the importance of ensuring that Utahns have access to healthcare, and has acknowledged that doing nothing is not an option,

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Op-Ed: Our coalition shows breadth of support for Medicaid expansion

Members of the Coalition for a Compassionate Utah recently took to the editorial pages of the Salt Lake Tribune to describe why they and their supporters are asking the governor to accept full Medicaid expansion. Nearly 123,000 Utahns will have access to health care if Gov. Gary Herbert accepts Medicaid expansion in Utah. And if

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Coalition for Compassionate Utah Grows with Four New Groups

Salt Lake City — Just three weeks after it’s initial launch, the Coalition for a Compassionate Utah (www.compassionateutah.org) continues to grow with the addition of four new non-profit groups. The Coalition has since generated over 1,000 emails and phone calls by ordinary Utahns, asking Gov. Herbert to expand medicaid. The newest members of the Coalition

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Coalition for a Compassionate Utah is an ‘odd alliance’

The Better UTAH Beat airs Tuesday afternoons on KVNU’s For the People. Podcasts of previous episodes are available here. —– Compassion isn’t a conservative value or a liberal value. Compassion is a Utah value. That’s why we’ve recently joined with about a dozen other non-profit organizations to form the Coalition for a Compassionate Utah. Though none of

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Coalition for a Compassionate Utah seeks medicaid expansion

We joined with about a dozen other groups (the list continues to grow) today to launch the Coalition for a Compassionate Utah. Our mission is singular: persuade Governor Herbert to accept Medicaid expansion. Cooperating organizations include: Alliance for a Better UTAH Voices for Utah Children League of Women Voters of Utah Utahns Against Hunger Utah Parents

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