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Herbert: 'We'll look at any and every opportunity' for Healthy Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — A game of political hardball is being played in the legislature over Healthy Utah, the governor’s Medicaid expansion compromise that would provide some health care coverage to the state’s poorest residents. 496 more words


House Speaker declares "Healthy Utah" plan dead in the legislature

SALT LAKE CITY — In comments to reporters on Wednesday, House Speaker Greg Hughes declared that “Healthy Utah” — the Medicaid expansion plan supported by the governor and passed by the Senate — would not be going anywhere in the House. 516 more words


Senate passes 'Healthy Utah' bill, but opposition expected in the House

SALT LAKE CITY — After a long and sometimes emotional debate, the Utah State Senate passed a version of Medicaid expansion.

Sen. Brian Shiozawa’s Senate Bill 164 passed on a 21-8 vote on the second-reading calendar. 394 more words


Senate moves forward with STEM, special education bills

By Jackson Hadley
Capital West News

SALT LAKE CITY – The Senate recently discussed bill that would help Utah students prepare for the state’s future in tech, and provide aid to those struggling with dyslexia. 244 more words

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Lobby Your Senator For Tibetan Independence


The courageous resistance of Tibetans to China’s tyranny continues, across Tibet protests, collective and individual are demanding a rightful independence for Tibet. Beyond the borders of that blighted land in the leafy location of C Street NW Washington DC, the State Department, continues to bury Tibet as an international issue, content to consign its people to a dangerous future as a ‘minority’ under China’s bloody maw. 177 more words