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  • April 10, 2013 • Ahwatukee Foothill News

    Let's tell our legislators we have their back

    In my 55-plus years as a native of Arizona, our state has always been pragmatically independent and conservative. Only lately has the pragmatism been replaced by dogmatic ideology. This ideology has become more hostile and prominent recently and unfortunately was brought to the forefront immediately before the Holy Days leading up to Easter. It is unfortunate that the vitriolic speak that Maricopa County GOP Chairman Mr. LaFaro chose when speaking at a legislative committee was to compare our governor with Judasí betrayal of Jesus. It is my opinion that supporting Medicaid expansion to 133 percent of the Federal Poverty Level does not amount to equating Gov. Brewer to Judas. Read More

  • April 09, 2013 • The Republic | azcentral.com

    Human side of Arizona debate over Medicaid

    John Froneberger has been without medication to treat his depression and high blood pressure since last fall, when a cost-of-living increase in his disability benefit, to $970 a month, put him just above the poverty level and cost him his health insurance. Read More

  • April 08, 2013 • Your West Valley

    Letter to the editor: Governor's Medicaid plan deserves support

    Governor Jan Brewer made a bold statement when she announced her plan to restore Medicaid coverage. And while much attention has been focused on the incredibly compelling economic and political arguments for the plan, there is an even more undeniable argument: the people. Read More

  • April 06, 2013 • Ahwatukee Foothill News

    Letter: Restoring Medicaid funding is cost effective, right thing to do

    As CEO of St. Luke's Medical Center, I applaud Gov. Jan Brewer for her plan to restore Medicaid to its previous funding levels. Restoring Medicaid funding is smart, cost-effective, and will have a lasting impact on Arizona's economy for years to come. Read More

  • April 03, 2013 • myfoxphoenix.com

    Coconino board backs Brewer's Medicaid expansion

    Gov. Jan Brewer's proposal to expand Arizona's Medicaid program under the federal health care law is drawing support from officials of some Arizona counties. Read More