Today on the program we look at the immigration reform overhaul that passed out of the senate and at a proposed alternative to Federal Medicaid expansion – so-called “charity care.” Plus, a conversation with Clarine Norde Riddle, co-founder of the nonpartisan group No Labels on political gridlock in Washington.
About The Author
Roger McDonough was born and raised in Salt Lake City, but has lived in Argentina, Bolivia, Virginia, New Jersey and Southern California. He holds an MA in Public Policy and Development Management from Georgetown University, a parallel degree from the Universidad Nacional de San Martín (Argentina), and a BA in English from the University of Utah. He is a practiced freelance print and radio journalist and joins our news team after several years in the nonprofit world. He previously contributed to KCPW with an award-winning local history segment that was developed in partnership with the Salt Lake City Public Library, where he worked for nine years. Roger says he is drawn to public radio because he’s an auditory learner, and calls radio “the best medium in the world.” Email him in English or Spanish at firstname.lastname@example.org.