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Michigan Gov. Whitmer calls for repeal of Michigan’s 1931 abortion law

James Sklar | Jan 26, 2023 | Michigan

For the first time in over 40 years, there is a Democratic House, Senate, and governor in the state of Michigan. With a trifecta government, many sources have been anticipating that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer would share the healthcare-related priorities she hopes to accomplish over the next four years while she’s...[ Read More ]

Whitmer highlights health care priorities in State of the State address

| Feb 1, 2022 | Michigan

Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivered her 2022 State of the State Address last Wednesday. In health care priorities, she focused on progress in access to mental health services and efforts to lower the cost of insulin in the legislature.     Whitmer highlighted that 40% of Michiganders don’t receive needed mental...[ Read More ]

Governor Ige delivers State of the State address and focuses on pandemic recovery and revenue shortfall

| Jan 25, 2021 | Hawaii

Governor David Ige delivered his State of the State address to a joint session of the legislature on Monday. In this address, he focused on Hawaii’s continued pandemic recovery and the expected revenue shortfall. He also focused on the effect that the loss of tourism has had on the state. ...[ Read More ]

5 Things Arizona: Legislators talk 2021, Future of AZ health care, Budget considerations

| Dec 29, 2020 | Arizona

It wasn't entirely clear back in March when the economy shut down, that we would still be with you come the end of the year. For an outlet funded through conference revenue, rather than ads and impression counts, your support, engagement, and reading has made all of the difference for...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: State of the State, Convening Panel, Beth Andersen

| Feb 19, 2020 | California

Early voting is underway for the March 3rd presidential primary, where the haul of delegates from California (495) will swamp the early delegate counts from Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina (155). My money is on a brokered convention, where no candidate enters the DNC with a majority of delegates....[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Affordability Hearing, State of the State, Diana Shiba, MD

| Feb 19, 2019 | California

DJ is taking a well-deserved vacation, so I’ll be bringing you this edition of 5 Things We’re Watching. I have been following health policy in California for some time now, and with the new governor's heightened focus on the issue there's a lot to watch. Feel free to email me any feedback or...[ Read More ]