One of the “superpowers” of a public hospital district is the option of utilizing the district tax base to support hospital and community health services. However, it’s hard to ask the community to pay more taxes, and elections aren’t easy to run, especially for public agencies. Sandeep Kaushik, a campaign and public affairs consultant from Sound View Strategies, and Mary Kay Clunies-Ross of Sunshine Communications will team up for this session.
Public hospital district boards and commissioners will come away with a basic understanding of the political and practical considerations they should make before deciding to put a revenue measure on the ballot. Learn more about the 42nd Annual Rural Hospital Leadership Conference and register now. (Ashley Beil)