Another analysis of the GOP health care plan shows about 200,000 Utahns would lose their coverage [Utah Policy].
Thousands of Utahns sign a petition urging Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee to oppose the GOP health care plan [Tribune].
It what can only be seen as a shot across the bow of a proposed ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana, the LDS Church issued a statement calling for more research into using cannabis for medical purposes [Deseret News].
Sen. Evan Vickers praises Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's plan to recommend a reduction in the size of the Bears Ears National Monument [Senate Site].
The U.S. Attorney for Utah, John Huber, says he supports legislation to increase punishment for people who re-enter the United States illegally after being deported. He also favors cutting some federal funds to so-called "sanctuary cities" [Tribune].
Politico Magazine names Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski as one of America's "most interesting" mayors [Utah Policy].
The Utah Transit Authority approves a controversial deal to sell land in Clearfield to a Swiss-owned rail company [Deseret News, Tribune].
The LDS Church announces they will be providing paid parental leave for employees. Women will be allowed to wear pants while men can wear colored shirts [Deseret News, Tribune].
Wanna know why the GOP health care proposal cratered this week? Everybody hates the proposal. Just 12% of Americans, including 27% of Republicans, favor the bill. This is what happens when an unpopular president pushes an unpopular bill [USA Today].
Donald Trump's vaunted reputation as a negotiator took a big hit this week as he was unable to get the Senate to pass the Obamacare repeal measure [Associated Press].
Even though the effort to pass the GOP health care bill before the July 4 recess crashed and burned, Republicans are trying to secure support for a new version of the bill by the end of the week [Politico].
Democrats smell blood over health care and plan to turn up the heat on Republicans during the July 4 recess [USA Today].
Military leaders have revised options for dealing with North Korea, and are ready to present those options to President Donald Trump [CNN].
The Trump administration's plan for dealing with ISIS looks a heckuva lot like the Obama administration's approach [Washington Post].
The White House has launched a daily newsletter featuring news stories they feel are favorable to the Trump administration called "West Wing Reads." Here's yesterday's edition [WhiteHouse.gov].
The Trump administration is starting to enforce their travel ban [Huffington Post].
Republicans are gleefully pointing to the news that the FBI is investigating bank fraud allegations against Sen. Bernie Sanders' wife [The Hill].
Boring but important financial news. All of the big U.S. banks passed the Fed's financial stress test [Wall Street Journal].
Democratic Party "Following losses in two special congressional elections this week, one Democratic staffer reportedly said, "We have 80-year-old leaders and 90-year-old ranking members. This isn't a party, it's a giant assisted living center." Even worse, the reporter then asked about the upcoming G7 summit, and several people yelled "Bingo!" Seth Meyers
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