Will most of the 61 Utah House Republicans accept the taking of $258 million in federal dollars annually for GOP Gov. Gary Herbert’s “Healthy Utah” Medicaid expansion?

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On Thursday, April 10, the Salt Lake Chamber honored former Utah governor Michael O. Leavitt as A Giant In Our City, one of the most prestigious business awards in the state.

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Utah's Democrats are set to pick a new chairman next weekend following the surprise resignation of Jim Dabakis. Our "Political Insiders" and readers make their pick.
Given the revelations from the House report on the John Swallow scandal, vest the continuing criminal investigation, we asked our "Political Insiders" and readers whether they thought former...

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Gov. Gary Herbert was on hand to kick off the latest iteration of Comic Con, which is rapidly becoming one of, if not the, biggest convention in Utah.
Two names are going to dominate Utah politics for the next decade or so - Cox and McAdams.
What happens when a political reporter and a Utah State Senator attend one of the biggest pop-culture conventions in the state? Let's find out!
Will most of the 61 Utah House Republicans accept the taking of $258 million in federal dollars annually for GOP Gov. Gary Herbert’s “Healthy Utah” Medicaid expansion?

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On Thursday, the Salt Lake Chamber will honor former Gov. Mike Leavitt as “A Giant in Our City.” The Chamber is soliciting stories and memories about Leavitt.  Here’s an experience, going way back to...
If you build a new car, with lots of new technological gizmos, and you name it after your son Edsel, but it doesn’t sell, you stop production.

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Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott look at some of the interesting matchups ahead of the county conventions, the latest from the John Swallow criminal investigation and who will be the new leader of the...
Gov. Gary Herbert vetoes three bills, the "Count My Vote" compromise causes problems for some lawmakers and Utah Democrats look for a new leader. Plus, Bob admits he's a "Facebook Stalker." Bob...

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