Senator Gene Davis discusses his proposal to expand Medicaid, a federal-state program which provides healthcare coverage to low-income families in which the state runs and determines eligibility. The expansion could allow access to quality healthcare for Utah citizens who meet specified criteria. Davis also address resolving homelessness through affordable housing.
Ranked in the top ten in the nation for Opioid related deaths, Utah, possesses a leader demanding change. Rep. Joel Briscoe seeks to finance an Opioid prevention curriculum for middle and high school students through the Public Education Appropriations Committee. Briscoe hopes to establish scientifically developed programming to modernize the current curriculum.
HB 157, the Justice Reinvestment Bill would provide state inmates with anger management, GED counseling , and prepare inmates for life outside jail. Rep. Val Potter discuses the bill and cognitive behavior therapy for inmates.
Senator and practicing family doctor Brian Zehnder talks Medicaid expansion making it possible for 65,000 people to get access to affordable healthcare. Learn how HB 12 would affect birth control coverage in Utah.