Speaking of Kids Blog

March 25, 2019

2019 Utah Legislative Session Update

2019 Utah Legislative Session Update The 2019 Legislative session is in the books. The beginning of…
March 07, 2019

71,000 Utah Kids Still Without Health Insurance… Why?

This Legislative Session, we have heard a lot of thoughtful, important discussion around children’s access…
February 27, 2019

The Utah Legislature’s Tax Overhaul Plan

 The Utah Legislature’s Tax Overhaul Plan – 3/5/19 Update  HB441 Tax Equalization and Reduction Act,…
February 21, 2019

Medicaid expansion in Utah: What just happened and where do we go from here?

    Recently Senate Bill 96 was signed into law by Governor Herbert. Here’s our…
February 01, 2019

Medicaid Expansion in Utah: Get the Facts so Kids & Families Can Get the Coverage…

Q: Is there enough money for Utah to expand Medicaid? I keep hearing that the…
January 31, 2019

Over 40 Organizations Sign on to Letter in Support of Full Medicaid Expansion, as Utah…

Utah Decided: Implement Full Medicaid Expansion without Delay On November 6, 2018, Utah voters took…
January 08, 2019

Don’t Take Away Families’ Health Coverage by Adding New Medicaid Requirements

Let’s help parents find work, but let’s not take away their health coverage if they…
December 20, 2018

Voices for Utah Children Statement on Texas vs. U.S. Ruling

Last week’s Texas court ruling is the latest attempt to take away health coverage for…
December 17, 2018

Response to Govenor's Budget Recommendations FY2020

On December 6, 2018, Governor Herbert released his budget recommendations for the next fiscal year…