government http://aspenpublicradio.org en Can Congress Come Together to Build a Healthier Nation? http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/can-congress-come-together-build-healthier-nation <p><strong>Can Congress Come Together to Build a Healthier Nation?</strong></p><p>There's much more to health politics than the Affordable Care Act. Along with remarkable new advances in medicine by 2024, we will see Baby Boomers swamping the health care system, more veterans needing services, and the impact of climate change becoming ever more apparent. Leaders from both political parties in both houses of Congress should be shaping the vision, negotiating the legislation and committing the funding to improve the nation’s health. What can Congress do to promote better health for more Americans? How can our elected officials reach consensus?</p><p>William Frist, Thomas Daschle, Julie Rovner, Mickey Edwards</p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:16:00 +0000 Rob St. Mary 20640 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Can Congress Come Together to Build a Healthier Nation? Downtown Business A Concern Ahead of Basalt Election http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/downtown-business-concern-ahead-basalt-election <p></p><p>Basalt’s municipal election is about one week away and five candidates are vying for three open seats on the Town board. One of the biggest issues is business. While downtown stores struggle, the new urban Willits area is busy. Mike Scanlon is Basalt’s Town Manager.</p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:18:13 +0000 Marci Krivonen 15986 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Downtown Business A Concern Ahead of Basalt Election