Explore a selection of my writing work below for outlets such as The Washington Post, Teen Vogue, D.C. Witness, AWOL Magazine, and Voice of America. 

Cassidy says he thinks ‘carefully’ while Sanders thinks ‘expansively’

In years past, the leaders of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee often cooperated in a bipartisan fashion to address tricky problems including surprise medical billing and drug prices. But the dynamic between the committee’s current leadership duo — Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and its top Republican, Sen. Bill Cassidy (La.) — has been cloaked in tension.

Analysis | States find there’s more than one way to unwind Medicaid

For example, Arkansas is “moving swiftly” through its entire Medicaid roll, starting by disenrolling not just people who earn too much to qualify but also those who haven’t responded to renewal requests. But in Virginia, officials are waiting to determine each individual’s eligibility until their plan renewal date comes up.

So far, they’re seeing vastly different results. In Arkansas, more than 50 percent of people whose eligibility has been checked since redeterminations began in April have si
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