Kyle Henson

Class of 2015


  • Abandon partisanship for healthcare solution

    Lawmakers are preparing for the Supreme Court’s ruling on King v. Burwell, the latest court challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that could severely change the way the ACA functions. I wrote about this challenge at length a few months ago, but in sum, the case may disallow the IRS from issuing subsidies in about two-thirds of states that didn’t set up exchanges. If the court rules against ...

    Forum | February 16, 2015
  • Venture for America will help you build your dream career

    My career found me. Now that I’m working full-time on my startup, it’s amazing to me that I even imagined doing anything else. I studied entrepreneurship and music technology at Carnegie Mellon, and I’m the business development guy at my music tech startup. It’s like I picked this career path when I applied to this school.

    Forum | February 2, 2015
  • Use CMU lessons to pursue passions

    Coming to the end of college is bizarre. Even though I’m not leaving Pittsburgh or moving out of my house, the idea of having a future without schoolwork for the first time in my life is alien. Equally bizarre, however, is no longer writing for The Tartan as a student. The Tartan was the first club that I joined my first semester, and I’ve dutifully contributed 58 different articles to this newspa...

    Forum | November 24, 2014
  • Supreme Court ruling could mean Obamacare’s deathbed

    In the wake of a Republican electoral takeover, the political Right just got more good news. The Supreme Court decided to take up King v. Burwell, the latest legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act. Understanding this challenge to the law requires understanding of the complex architecture of the ACA, so here goes.

    Forum | November 17, 2014
  • GOP wins big in Senate

    It’s safe to say that the 2014 midterm sent a message. After the polls closed on Tuesday, Republicans found themselves gaining at least seven but likely nine senate seats, at most five but likely three governor’s mansions, and between 12 and 15 seats in the House of Representatives. This gave Republicans control of the Senate, their largest House majority since the 1920s, and two-thirds of the gov...

    Forum | November 10, 2014