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Q&A: Deb Murphy, CEO of LeadingAge WA

Emily Boerger | Jul 23, 2019 | Washington

LeadingAge Washington is a statewide association that represents nonprofits and mission-focused senior care providers. The association represents about 170 member organizations and advocates for funding and policy to support the care and housing of low-income seniors. Deb Murphy, CEO of LeadingAge WA, spoke with State of Reform to discuss recent...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. June Robinson on health care in Washington and the House Speaker election

Emily Boerger | Jul 8, 2019 | Washington

Representative June Robinson represents Washington’s 38th Legislative District in Snohomish County. She serves as both a member of the House Health Care & Wellness Committee as well as Vice Chair of the Appropriations Committee. In this Q&A, Rep. Robinson discusses health care in the 2019 session, the challenges of writing...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Ivy Spohnholz on veto overrides and Alaska's second special session

Emily Boerger | Jul 8, 2019 | Alaska

Representative Ivy Spohnholz represents Alaska’s 16th House District and currently serves as the Co-Chair of the House Health & Social Services Committee. Rep. Spohnholz is also a member of both the House Legislative Budget & Audit Committee and the Health & Social Services Finance Subcommittee. We caught up with Rep....[ Read More ]

Q&A: Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson, Chair of Oregon’s Senate Committee on Health Care

Emily Boerger | Jun 10, 2019 | Oregon

Senator Laurie Monnes Anderson represents Senate District 25, covering Fairview, Gresham, Troutdale, and Wood Village. She is the Chair of the Senate Committee on Health Care in the Oregon Legislature, and also serves on the Human Services and Housing Senate committees. With less than a month left in Oregon’s 2019...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Sen. Jeff Stone on legislative priorities, the budget, & district-specific challenges

| Jun 5, 2019 | California

Sen. Jeff Stone represents California's 28th State Senate District, which covers from Southwest Riverside County to the state's border with Arizona. Stone is Vice-Chairman of both the Senate Committee on Health and the Senate Committee on Human Services. He also serves on the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communication, Environmental Quality,...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Kathleen Creason, CEO of Well Physician California

| Jun 3, 2019 | California

The California Medical Association, in collaboration with Stanford University, recently began a new initiative to target physician wellness and reduce burnout and attrition from the profession. Well Physician California aims to be the most comprehensive program in the country to increase physician wellness and ultimately improve the quality of care...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Eileen Cody reflects on the 2019 legislative session

Emily Boerger | May 29, 2019 | Washington

Representative Eileen Cody represents Washington’s 34th Legislative District and is the Chair of the House Health and Wellness Committee. Cody has long been a health policy leader in Washington State’s legislature, having worked on issues such as implementation of the Affordable Care Act, mental health parity, and patient safety improvements....[ Read More ]

Q&A: Sen. Roz Baker on the 2019 session and what's next in Hawaii's health policy conversation

Emily Boerger | May 17, 2019 | Hawaii

Senator Roz Baker is the Chair of the Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Heath Committee in the Hawaii State Legislature. Sen. Baker represents Senate District 6 in South and West Maui and has over 25 years of experience serving as a Maui legislator. We caught up with Senator Baker a...[ Read More ]

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