Speaking of Kids Blog

July 06, 2017

Utah’s Double Medicaid Threat

At Voices for Utah Children, we are closely following what happens to Medicaid. The majority…
June 27, 2017

2017 Measures of Child Well-Being in Utah and the National Annie E. Casey Data Book…

Voices for Utah Children recently released our annual data book Measures of Child Well-Being in…
June 01, 2017

President Trump’s Proposed FY18 Budget: “Draconian,” “Reverse Robin Hood,” “Broken Promises,” “Fantasy-based”

“It breaks campaign promises... It's fantasy-based... Fiscally and socially, the Trump proposal is a reverse…
May 22, 2017

Misbehavior or Misdemeanor? A Report on the Utah’s School to Prison Pipeline

School disciplinary actions are decreasing in Utah’s public school system, but disparities in the amount…
May 09, 2017

Cuts or Caps to Medicaid Would Undermine Utah’s Statewide Efforts to Increase Early Childhood Developmental…

In the last several years, Utah has engaged in a coordinated, statewide effort to increase…
May 04, 2017

Voices for Utah Children’s Statement on the Passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA)…

We are deeply disheartened to see our leaders in Washington move forward with a proposal…
April 17, 2017

Bloomberg Got Two Big Things Wrong about Utah

Here in Utah we are used to getting considerably more national attention than our 1%…
April 12, 2017

Governor Herbert Releases Video To Promote the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP!

Now It’s Time for Congress to Renew CHIP For the first time, Governor Gary Herbert…
April 11, 2017

New Report: Consumer Advocate Perspective on Health Care Reform

As Congress continues to debate changes to the ACA and our health care system, the…