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45 Podcast ep. 9 – Utah Access +, Democratic debate, GOP presidential race, 2016 Utah elections

In episode 9 we talked about the death of Medicaid expansion in Utah (but it could be resurrected soon), the Democratic presidential debate, the GOP candidates for president, 2016 Utah elections,

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How Medicaid Expansion hurts Utah’s most vulnerable

With a special legislative session addressing Medicaid expansion in Utah expected to take place next month, a lot has been written about the “gang of 6” plan (the gang of

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45 Podcast ep. 7 – New Medicaid expansion framework, Doug Owens announces another run

In episode 7 of the FortyFive politics podcast we talked about the Utah Medicaid expansion compromise from the “Gang of Six” and we also discussed Democrat Doug Owens’ second bid for

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45 Podcast ep. 3 – Healthy Utah, guest Norm Thurston, Ken Ivory allegations

In episode 3 of the FortyFive politics podcast we talked about the frivolous fraud allegations leveled against Representative Ken Ivory and Senator Todd Weiler’s pro-Medicaid expansion op-ed. We also spoke with Representative

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45 Podcast ep. 2 – education funding, plurality elections, BRT, & more

In episode 2 of the FortyFive politics podcast we talked about plurality elections under SB 54, education funding in Utah, Provo-Orem Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Ben McAdams reelection, Healthy Utah

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Healthy Utah is a tough pill to swallow

Governor Herbert is one of the few Republican Governors in the country that is promoting Medicaid expansion.  Under Obamacare, each state can choose whether or not to expand Medicaid (thanks