Jamila Michener

Jamila Michener is an assistant professor at Cornell University. She studies poverty, public policy, political participation, and race. She is currently finishing a book titled Fragmented Democracy: Medicaid, Federalism and Political Inequality

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Donald Trumpand his wife Melania fill out their ballots at a polling station in a school during the 2016 presidential elections on November 8, 2016 in New York. (Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
How Trump’s Medicaid Restrictions Will Stop People From Voting
The Trump administration released its fiscal year 2019 budget today, and it doubles down on what the administration has already been doing to undermine Medicaid—including more than $300 billion in cuts to the program and a call to take health insurance from those who can’t find a job. Last month,...
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