The Loudmouth Project

Posts by Amy Donaldson

A Republican and Two Democrats discuss managing public lands

If the Federal Government manages state land, how do local government’s generate revenue? In this episode, Rep. Ben McAdams discusses public lands, including how the state is compensated for the public land managed by the federal government, with Piute County Commissioner, Darin Bushman, a Republican, and Summit County Councilman Glenn Wright, a Democrat. The trio…

The work of a surgeon activist

In this episode, Rep. Ben McAdams talks with Utah surgeon Dr. Scott Leckman about his advocacy work for on behalf of the poorest among us. He talks about what Dr. Leckman has been involved with, how Congress has responded to his requests for help, and what he’s working on in the future. Dr. Leckman explains…

Extended Episode: At the Border with the Problem Solver’s Caucus

This is an extended episode in which, Rep. Ben McAdams visits the U.S. southern border with colleagues from the Problem Solver’s Caucus. He interviews Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, a Republican from Ohio, Rep. Tom Reed, R-New York, and Rep. Abigail Spanberger, R-Virginia, about what they saw during their visit and how they might find solutions to the…

Does Utah have the cure for the country’s health care woes?

In this episode, Rep. Ben McAdams talks with Marc Harrison, president and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare, about what innovative ways the company has found that might provide guidance for the federal government as they try to address health care issues. He also discusses how aspects of what’s being developed in Utah can serve as a…

At the Border with the Problem Solver’s Caucus

In this episode, Rep. Ben McAdams visits the U.S. southern border with colleagues from the Problem Solver’s Caucus. He interviews Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, a Republican from Ohio, about what they saw during their visit and how they might find solutions to the growing crisis. The problem, McAdams says, is much more complicated and nuanced that…