SICKO

The Green Party of the United States is putting together a special email to producers  promoting the GPUS speakers on  health care to coincide with the  national opening of "Sicko" this Friday.  I was asked to provide a couple of sentences for this.  Listen to it here.Michael Moore's new documentary, "Sicko", will open this Friday … Continue reading SICKO

Planned Parenthood Honk and Wave

I participated in the Women's Health Rights Honk and Wave organized by Planned Parenthood on Wednesday.  This was in protest to the Supreme Court's recent decision to uphold the Federal Ban on abortion.  Mind you, six white guys have decided what the fate of women's health issues are in this country.  Women, we have been … Continue reading Planned Parenthood Honk and Wave

Utahns don’t want to spend money on abortion ban bill

I am cautiously optimistic after seeing this in today's news: Abortion bill opposed: 52% don't support spending millions on Roe challenge According to a poll conducted by the Deseret News, a little over half of those polled do not want to spend money on this issue. I am optimistic because it means that folks are … Continue reading Utahns don’t want to spend money on abortion ban bill

Utah Legislators continue to “show women their place”

It's bad enough that the men of our legislature are making decisions regarding women's reproductive choices for women of our state. Now they are continuing to "put women in their place" by preventing them from other health care needs. A House Committee killed a bill for healthcare that would potentially prevent a fatal form of … Continue reading Utah Legislators continue to “show women their place”

Reaction, News and Commentary on Bush’s State of Union Address

Liberal AND Conservative:Bush gives State of the UnionBay Area delegates give Bush's State of Union an 'F'Democrats deplore president's addressBush Continues to Unite the World... Against HimBush Health Proposal in State of the Union Message Won't Make Insurance AffordableCommunity conversation: President Bush's State of the Union addressPresident Bush, State of Union: New Orleans, Not Burma … Continue reading Reaction, News and Commentary on Bush’s State of Union Address

Medicaid

The first meeting of the Medicaid Interim Committee of the Utah Legislature is Wednesday, June 14, 8 a.m., in Room W135 in the House building. The Medicaid funding for indigent dental care, was not approved in the recent special session. Read background materialsHere is the proposed agenda: 8:00      1.     Committee Business •Call to order 8:05      2.     Medicaid Program … Continue reading Medicaid