All posts tagged "health care"

  • FEATURE: Forest of Despair

    Health care in Wyoming places a price tag on life some families can’t pay. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Tiffany Crabtree thumbs through a stack of medical bills with the calm of someone who has routinely experienced suffering....

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRSIS: Outrage and Ecstasy

    Queer dance party descends on Mitch McConnell’s house in response to health care repeal. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A swanky stretch of C Street near the Capitol in Washington DC is blocked by a raucous crowd dancing...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
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    Could the Dems use Trumpcare’s implosion to push for single payer health care? JACKSON HOLE, WY – As debate on Trumpcare raged on in the House, Wisconsin Rep. Mark Pocan spoke outside the Capitol at a small...

    • Posted April 4, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Healthy Uncertainty

    How the repeal of Obamacare would affect thousands of Teton County residents. JACKSON  HOLE, WY – Teton County residents added to the record number of Americans hurrying to register for health insurance this week through the Patient...

    • Posted December 20, 2016
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  • FEATURE: What’s Next?

    From immigration to health care, examining how a Donald Trump presidency may affect locals. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Jackson Hole residents continue to sift through questions about the implications of the incoming Trump Administration. It seems that...

    • Posted December 6, 2016
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  • FEATURE: Single Mommy Solitude

    How Wyoming’s refusal to expand Medicaid is hurting struggling moms. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Tyduce is only four weeks old. His dark blue eyes light up a room, and he loves to cuddle. With a roof over...

    • Posted April 5, 2016
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  • GUEST OPINION: Barrasso, Enzi health insurance ‘solutions’ are weak

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – A news release from Wyoming’s two U.S. senators announced they were co-sponsoring a bill “to allow consumers more healthcare choices and freedom” – something much better than the despised Obamacare. But their bill...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Reporter’s Notebook: U.S. health care system: What doesn’t kill you makes you broke

    The healthcare system in the United States is broken. Everyone, it seems, knows that. Fixing it will be such a monumental and thankless task, it’s unlikely the answer will come from the political realm. Who would be...

    • Posted January 16, 2013
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