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Q&A: District 77 Rep. Lina Ortega

Haley Donwerth | Sep 1, 2020 | Texas

Q&A: Utah House District 24 Rep. Jen Dailey-Provost

Haley Donwerth | Aug 14, 2020 | Utah

Q&A: Colorado District 39 Rep. Mark Baisley

Haley Donwerth | Aug 11, 2020 | Colorado

Rep. Mark Baisley is a freshman Republican Representative for District 39 in Colorado. As an aerospace engineer, he brings an immense knowledge and passion for technology and education to the State Government. In this Q&A, Baisley discusses current health concerns in Colorado’s 39th District including broadband connections for telehealth in...[ Read More ]

Q&A: San Diego Supervisor Nathan Fletcher

Emily Boerger | Jul 20, 2020 | California

Nathan Fletcher is the County Supervisor for San Diego’s 4th Supervisorial District. Fletcher was sworn into office in January 2019 and is the only Democrat on the Board of Supervisors. In this Q&A, Fletcher describes his experience as a county leader during the time of COVID, behavioral health investments, addressing...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Emily Sirota sounds off on the Colorado Public Option, universal coverage models, and the state budget.

Michael Goldberg | Jul 15, 2020 | Colorado

Rep. Emily Sirota represents District 9 in the Colorado House. After assuming office in 2019, Sirota hasn't shied away from introducing ambitious legislation. This past session, she was a prime sponsor on HB 1420 - legislation which sought to generate several hundred million for public services by eliminating longstanding tax...[ Read More ]

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 ]