Speaking of Kids Blog

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…
March 22, 2017

Protect Utah Kids. Protect Medicaid

Testimonies from Utah Parents Children will lose access to coverage and care because of Medicaid…
March 16, 2017

The Wild Bunch: Kids’ Health Legislation in the 2017 Session

First there was the “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” recap of the 2015…
March 14, 2017

Six Lessons Learned about Fiscal Policy in the 2017 Legislature

The 2017 legislative session was remarkable for focusing more on tax policy than any session…