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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Gary R. Herbert
Utah legislators are trying to work out an agreement on Medicaid expansion as their 2014 legislative session draws to a close at the end of the week.
Gov. Gary Herbert gave his official approval Monday to a deal between Utah legislators and a group pushing to overhaul the state's system for nominating political candidates.
Deciding where to put taxpayer money, whether to expand Medicaid and how to deal with a state prison tying up valuable real estate are issues likely to come up in the Utah Legislature next week.
Utah's unemployment has dropped below 4 percent for the first time from since November 2008.
Gov. Gary Herbert says he may veto a bill being pushed by House Speaker Becky Lockhart that would allocate millions for a technology overhaul in state classrooms.
A Senate committee Thursday unanimously approved a bill allowing Utah parents of children with severe epilepsy to legally obtain a marijuana-derived extract they say helps with seizures.
Utah Democrats have rolled out their own plan for Medicaid expansion in the state, adding yet another proposal to the mix at the Republican-controlled Legislature.
A deal between Utah legislators and a group pushing to overhaul Utah's system for nominating political candidates is headed for Gov. Gary Herbert's desk.
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed a new member of the Utah State Board of Education.
Gov. Gary Herbert says he hopes to come to an agreement on Medicaid expansion with legislators before their annual session wraps up next week.
State governors and key players in the Army National Guard community are pushing back against the Obama administration's proposed defense cuts, saying they will hurt the number of guard members available to respond to emergencies inside the U.S.
Prison relocation, health coverage for the poor and a possible end to daylight savings time are a few of the debates likely to play out at the Utah Capitol next week.
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has finally announced his plan for Medicaid, but he still faces a long road for it to become reality.
Utah officials say in a new court filing that they have no choice but to put a freeze on granting benefits to newly married gay couples until a federal appeals court rules on the state's same-sex marriage ban.
Utah's Republican governor announced Thursday he wants to reject a full Medicaid expansion that would enroll more people in the government program, and instead seek federal dollars to cover the poor in private plans.
"We're thrilled with the legislation," he said, adding that the group's goals of clearing a path to direct primaries and opening elections to all Utah voters have been reached.
Herbert, who recently announced his plan for the program after months of delays, doesn't want to enroll more of Utah's poor to the Medicaid program.