State Budget Cuts & Science Cafe: Why Should We Trust Science?

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted the state's revenue. [Lightspring / shutterstock]
The coronavirus pandemic has impacted the state's revenue. [Lightspring / shutterstock]
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The state is slashing spending because of the financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. That means big cuts to the biggest parts of the state budget, K-12 schools, Medicaid and higher education.  On The Sound of Ideas, we talk with state Medicaid Director Maureen Corocran, and get feedback from policy experts.  Later, we ponder the question: Why should we trust science? 

 

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Science Cafe: Why Should We Trust Science?

Monday, May 11th at 7pm - Click the link to find the Zoom information

Guests: 

-Maureen Corcoran, Director, Ohio Department of Medicaid

-Hannah Halbert, Executive Director, Policy Matters Ohio 

-Loren Anthes, Public Policy Fellow, The Center for Community Solutions 

-Greg Lawson, Research Fellow, The Buckeye Institute 

-Chris Haufe, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University 

-Dr. Johnie Rose, MD, PhD, Preventive Medicine and Public Health Physician and Epidemiologist, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

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