While everyone is talking about Trumpcare, let’s not forget that draconian cuts are also proposed for Medicaid. These cuts will affect not only the poor and elderly, but our entire state, including causing the loss of over 80,000 jobs. Emily Beauregard and Dustin Pugel join us to lay out just how bad these cuts are, and the effects they will cause across our state.

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Kentucky Voices for Health

About Emily Beauregard

Medicaid Articles

Kentucky Center for Economic Policy

About Dustin Pugel

Medicaid Articles


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Bruce Maples
Bruce Maples has been involved in politics and activism since 2004, when he became active in the Kerry Kentucky movement. He has been President, Vice-President, and Treasurer of the Metro Democratic Club, and has served on the Democratic Party Executive Committee in Louisville. He began blogging in 2004, and currently operates two personal blogs (BruceMaples.com and brucewriter.com). He founded Forward Kentucky in the wake of the state elections in 2015, and expanded it in the summer of 2016. He has lived in Louisville since 1992 with his wife and two sons.