Making the Case that Medicaid Works

July 30, 2011 | Comments Off

You never know what obstacles life is going to put in front of you. When I was 25, I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Before I turned 30, I was using a wheelchair. When you have a disability, it takes a fair amount of creativity to make life work. Like millions of other Americans with [...]

If you’re an average woman, you want two children, according to various surveys. That means you’ll spend about five years of your life trying to become pregnant, being pregnant or recovering from pregnancy, and 30 years trying to avoid it. You can do that thanks to the June 1965 landmark Supreme Court decision Griswold v. [...]

If you’re an average woman, you want two children, according to various surveys. That means you’ll spend about five years of your life trying to become pregnant, being pregnant or recovering from pregnancy, and 30 years trying to avoid it. You can do that thanks to the June 1965 landmark Supreme Court decision Griswold v. [...]

Mitt Romney, potential Republican candidate for President, spoke earlier this week at the University of Michigan regarding his position on health care, given that his present and past positions on this issue appear to be contradictory, to say the least. Having signed a health care bill into law as Governor of Massachusetts that is the [...]

Mitt Romney, potential Republican candidate for President, spoke earlier this week at the University of Michigan regarding his position on health care, given that his present and past positions on this issue appear to be contradictory, to say the least. Having signed a health care bill into law as Governor of Massachusetts that is the [...]

A financial debt can be paid back. But the debt we’ll owe our children if investments in health, nutrition and education are slashed is irreparable. Investment in human infrastructure – providing the human capacity development for optimal economic productivity and innovation through both government and business investments – is essential for success in the post-industrial [...]

One Year Later–Health Care Reform is Working

April 2, 2011 | Comments Off

Economic reports show that most job growth in our country this year has come from small- and medium-size businesses. That trend will only accelerate, according to the recently released Small Business Index from the Center for Excellence in Service at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Nearly 3.8 million new jobs [...]

The Individual Mandate as a Moral Imperative

February 4, 2011 | Comments Off

It’s no secret that the individual mandate is one of the most unpopular and controversial aspects of the new health care reform law. It’s being challenged legislatively in the Tennessee General Assembly, and legally through lawsuits such as the one recently ruled on in Virginia. Two thirds of Americans say they would like to see [...]

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