Tag: health care

“Is Anyone Among You Suffering?”

But whoso hath this world’s good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him? 1 John 3:17 As the healthcare debate has raged around us for the past few months, this scripture has often been in my mind and led

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Let’s Talk About Health Care

I want to talk to the people out there who think the free market is the answer to our healthcare crisis. But first: what is the free market? Well, generally, it’s a transparent and competitive marketplace where a willing buyer and willing seller can engage in an informed transaction. Sounds just like buying a cell

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2017 Interim Session – Healthcare Update

Health Reform Task Force – June 18 With Congress still debating the future of the Affordable Care Act and an expected vote coming soon in the Senate on the American Health Care Act, it is no wonder that health reform is one of the main topics on the agenda over the course of the Interim

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Key benchmarks in President Donald Trump’s budget

Source: X News Press Nutritional assistance will be cut by $192 billion and overall welfare programs will be sliced by $272 billion, The New York Times reported. The President’s first major budget proposal, which assumes the Medicaid savings in the Affordable Health Care Act (AHCA) will be passed, would make $800 billion in cuts to

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Trump budget proposal cuts programs used by hundreds of thousands in Utah

Source: Fox 13 President Donald Trump’s first budget unveiled Tuesday proposes steep cuts to social safety net programs used by hundreds of thousands of Utahns, according to critics. Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, presented the plan differently, saying they will simply not raise the budget for many of the

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Op-ed: Rep. Love works for those who need health care

Source: Deseret News Politicians are notorious for making promises. Their campaigns and time in office are full of grandiose visions they claim will only come to fruition if elected or re-elected. However, most of the promises politicians carelessly make during their stump speeches eventually run into the realities of the political process, unforeseen consequences, or

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Press Release – BETTER UTAH RESPONDS TO FAILURE OF AHCA

Salt Lake City, UT – After failing to secure sufficient votes to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA), President Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the bill moments before it was scheduled for a vote. Chase Thomas, Better Utah’s policy and advocacy counsel, issued the following statement: “The defeat of the AHCA is a

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Press Release – BETTER UTAH CALLS ON UTAH REPRESENTATIVES TO OPPOSE AHCA

Salt Lake City, UT – Leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives postponed a vote scheduled for later today on the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The AHCA is House Republicans’ effort to fulfill their longtime campaign promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as “Obamacare.” Negotiations in securing sufficient Republican

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RadioActive: January 11, 2017

Source: KCPW Community Co-Host Nick Burns and Lara Jones talk with Taylor Mac about 24 decades of popular music and social change; Prof. Amos Guiora, SJ Quinney College of Law, about developments in the relationship between Israel and the U.S. during the transition of presidential administrations; Josh Kanter, Alliance for a Better Utah, and Jason Stevenson of

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