WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to raging wildfires is not the only challenge in which Arnold Schwarzenegger is currently providing leadership.
According to THE RIPON FORUM, California's Governor is also providing leadership in the effort to reform California's health care system and provide universal coverage to the residents of his state.
In its latest edition, the FORUM focuses on Schwarzenegger's efforts in this regard, with California Health Secretary Kim Belshe writing an essay on the Governor's plan and how he is "Leading the Way" for better health care in the state.
THE FORUM also notes that Schwarzenegger is not the only Governor providing leadership on the issue. From Jodi Rell in Connecticut to Jon Huntsman in Utah, the latest edition of the FORUM highlights the fact that Republican Governors across the United States are also moving ahead with their own plans to strengthen health care for the people they lead.
A complete list of authors and topics featured in the October/November edition of THE RIPON FORUM is below:
-- California Health Secretary Kim Belshe' - writing about the
Schwarzenegger plan to reform health care.
-- Mary Voris - providing a snapshot of many of the initiatives being
pushed by other Republican Governors to strengthen health care in
their respective states.
-- Diana Ernst - providing a critical assessment of the Schwarzenegger
-- Michael Tanner - offering a reality check on the U.S. health care
system and whether it needs to be reformed.
-- Mary Brazelton - writing about how the legacy of government control is
weighing down China's health care system.
-- Olympia Snowe - writing about the SCHIP program and why she believes
the program should be expanded.
-- Dave Camp - writing about the SCHIP program and why he believes
expanding the program would increase government control over health
care without improving the quality of care for our kids.
-- Gail Wilensky - assessing the performance of the Medicare Prescription
Drug law four years after it was enacted
-- David John - discussing entitlement reform, which he calls the "800
pound gorilla that's being ignored in the 2008 presidential campaign."
-- Dr. Larry Sabato - discussing his latest book, "A More Perfect
In addition to the above articles, the latest edition of The Ripon Forum also contains a profile of Illinois Republican Judy Biggert.
THE RIPON FORUM is a journal of political thought and opinion that was first published in 1965 and is now published bimonthly by the Ripon Society. The Ripon Society is a public policy organization that was founded in 1962 and takes its name from the town where the Republican Party was born in 1854 -- Ripon, Wisconsin.
One of the main goals of the Ripon Society is to promote the ideas and principles that have made the GOP -- and America -- great. These ideas include keeping our nation secure, keeping taxes low and having a federal government that is smaller, smarter and more accountable to the people.
For more information on the Ripon Society and to view the August/September edition of THE RIPON FORUM, please visit http://www.riponsociety.org.
|SOURCE The Ripon Forum|
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