OST Full Show: Medicaid Waiver, Allison Moorer, Sesame Workshop, Voter Registration, Janisse Ray

Nov 6, 2019

Governor Kemp recently announced his proposals for Medicaid waivers for the state. To help breakdown what the proposals could mean for your pocketbook, On Second Thought was joined by Andy Miller from Georgia Health News and Ariel Hart from the Atlanta Journal Constitution.


Musician Allison Moorer found healing in her art. Discover more about the joys and pains that brought upon inspiration in her craft. 

Singer-songwriter Allison Moorer's new memoir & accompanying album, both titled "Blood," recount her childhood and the murder-suicide of her parents when she was 14. We hear how Moorer found healing through music and prose.

Georgia is among the top 11 states when it comes to most prescription opioid overdose deaths. Sesame Workshop’s Senior Vice President of US Social Impact Jeanette Betancourt introduces a new Sesame Street character whose story dives into a difficult subject: addiction. 

Last week, Georgia's new secretary of state released a list of 313,000 voter registrations that will soon be removed as part of federally-required list maintenance. Hear the details from GPB Political Reporter Stephen Fowler.

Author Janisse Ray was admittied to the Georgia Writer Hall of Fame in 2015. She joins On Second Thought for a conversation about her life, work and advocacy for Georgia's forests. 

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