Utahns like Gov. Herbert's Healthy Utah plan, but another flawed poll says they don't. Plus, the feds say no new national monument in Utah...for now.   Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott discuss the week in Utah politics.

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A federal judge ruled Utah's method for electing State School Board members is unconstitutional. Our "Political Insiders" are split on what the best method would be moving forward.
House Speaker Becky Lockhart says she wants the Utah State Superintendent job with the Utah Board of Education. Our "Political Insiders" say they're not so sure she's the right...

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Today At Utah Policy

I’ve written before how important objective, credible public opinion polls are in Utah, and how sad it is that the state’s main media outlets – which used to poll regularly – are no longer doing so...
No third-party candidates will be invited to this fall's major debates sponsored by the Utah Debate Commission. The Commission said a candidate needed to reach a 10% threshold in their pre-debate polling...
Political pundit George Will says the biggest problem driving American politics today is the ballooning national debt, but he doesn’t lay the blame at the feet of either party.
Gov. Gary Herbert could be headed for a showdown with legislative GOP leaders over whether they will pass his Healthy Utah Medicaid expansion in a fall special session.

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Utah is growing. In fact, by the year 2050, our population will nearly double in size. They’ll be your kids, your grandkids, your co-workers, and your friends. 
Last week was a monumental for the issue of the State School Board selection process.

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Utahns like Gov. Herbert's Healthy Utah plan, but another flawed poll says they don't. Plus, the feds say no new national monument in Utah...for now.   Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott discuss the week in...
Gov. Gary Herbert says he should have a working agreement with the feds on his Medicaid expansion alternative within the next few weeks. A UtahPolicy.com poll shows Utahns oppose Becky Lockhart's...

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3-Part Plan
"Here is Obama's 3-part plan. First, we're going to gather intelligence. Next, we're going to launch air strikes. And third, his plan is to lose the midterm elections. So he's got a full plate ahead of him." –David Letterman Political Humor 

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Curiosity
"Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind."  Samuel Johnson  Quotations Page