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Utah’s Health System Reform Task Force Ends, Many Questions Remain

Since the spring, members of Utah’s Heath System Reform Task Force have been discussing how to best implement healthcare reform in Utah.

Congressman Chaffetz Open to More Gun Control for Mentally Ill

Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz is speaking out about mental health in the wake of Friday’s shooting in Newton, Connecticut. Monday, the Republican

Governor Appoints New Veterans and Military Services Advisor

Retired U.S. Army Colonel Gary Harter was appointed the state’s new Veterans and Military Services advisor today. Governor Gary Herbert announced

Public Offers Up Comments for State Medicaid Study

When the state legislature reconvenes in January they’ll be given a report outlining the cost/benefit analysis of expanding Utah’s Medicaid program. Yesterday,

Utah #1 For Volunteerism…Again

For the seventh straight year, Utah is number one for volunteerism. Today Utah Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell announced the results from the

Governor Unveils 2014 Budget Proposal

Utah Governor Gary Herbert rolled out his budget proposal for fiscal year 2014 yesterday. At the top of his list, education. Herbert’s

Lawmaker Joins GOP After Losing Election

Two term Representative Christine Watkins walked out of the state’s last legislative session as a Democrat, but she hopes to return to

Herbert Asks Obama to Approve State Health Exchange

Utah Governor Gary Herbert wants President Barack Obama to approve Utah’s health exchange program before a federal deadline later this week. Robert

Salt Lake Chamber Releases 2013 Economic Outlook

What does the future hold for 2013? Tuesday, the Salt Lake Chamber and CBRE, the world’s largest real estate company delivered their

Salt Lake City Residents Get First Look at New PBS Documentary

Salt Lake City residents are getting a first look at a PBS documentary that airs next year. Age of Champions, a film