Behind the Headlines

Behind the Headlines: Healthy Utah, partisan school boards, Zion Curtain and the homeless shelter


Lawmakers analyze Medicaid alternatives Healthy Utah and Sen. Allen Christensen’s so-called Vulnerable Utah plan. Utah’s Congressional delegation brings a small government message to Capitol Hill. One legislator tries to tear down the Zion Curtain again while a bill to make school boards partisan gains support. And the Pioneer Park Coalition loses a key voice.

Tribune education reporter Benjamin Wood, City Hall reporter Christopher Smart, government and politics editor Dan Harrie and columnist Paul Rolly join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the week’s top news stories.

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    Great show today on behind the headlines. Kcpws local coverage is the best in Utah!

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