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Q&A: Jared Kosin, President & CEO of ASHNHA

Emily Boerger | Jun 8, 2020 | Alaska

Jared Kosin is the President and CEO of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association (ASHNHA). ASHNHA represents over 65 hospitals, nursing homes, and health care organizations across the state.  Kosin joins us in this Q&A to discuss Alaska’s response to COVID-19, lessons learned during the pandemic, unique challenges...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Sen. Lupe Contreras on getting COVID-19 and legislating to beat it

Michael Goldberg | May 28, 2020 | Arizona

Senator Lupe Contreras represents District 19 in the Legislature and serves as the Democratic Minority Whip. Senator Contreras was a member of the bipartisan group of senators that voted this week to adjourn the 2020 regular session. Contreras is looking ahead to an anticipated special session in Arizona with a...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Utah Attorney General candidate Greg Skordas

Michael Goldberg | May 20, 2020 | Utah

Greg Skordas is the Democratic candidate for Attorney General in Utah. Skordas will face the winner of the Republican primary election between Attorney General Sean Reyes and Utah County Attorney David Leavitt. As with most elections in recent history, health care will likely loom large in the Utah AG race....[ Read More ]

Q&A: Sen. Pat Bates on the legislative response to COVID-19

Emily Boerger | May 14, 2020 | California

State Senator Pat Bates represents California’s 36th Senate District in Orange and San Diego Counties. Sen. Bates serves as Vice Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Vice Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, and is a member of the Rules Committee, among several committee appointments. She was also recently appointed...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Texas Medical Association President Dr. Diana L. Fite

Michael Goldberg | May 7, 2020 | Texas

Dr. Diana L. Fite was sworn in as the 155th president of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) – America’s largest state medical society – last week. An emergency medicine physician with over 40 years of experience practicing, Dr. Fite begins her term in a time when emergency medicine is one...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Sen. Kate Brophy McGee on the legislative work ahead

Michael Goldberg | Apr 30, 2020 | Arizona

Senator Kate Brophy McGee represents Legislative District 28 in the Arizona State Senate. As Chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, Brophy McGee will be a key player in the Legislature's ongoing response to COVID-19. With talk of a special session being convened in Arizona this summer, State...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Beth Giesting on Hawaii's economy and Gov. Ige's proposed 20% cut to public employee salaries

Emily Boerger | Apr 29, 2020 | Hawaii

Beth Giesting is the Director of the Hawai'i Budget & Policy Center. In a recent blog post titled "Avoid public sector cuts at all costs during a recession," Giesting spoke out against Gov. Ige's proposal to cut state workers' salaries by 20% due to the state revenue shortfalls stemming from...[ Read More ]

Q&A: US Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff wants health reform sooner rather than later

Michael Goldberg | Apr 13, 2020 | Colorado

It seems that a realignment is underway in Colorado, the product of which might be Andrew Romanoff. The youngest Speaker in the history of Colorado's House of Representatives, Mr. Romanoff is running a progressive campaign for the United States Senate, seeking to build off of his local legislative experience. During...[ Read More ]

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