How much does it cost to make a political point? – Bernick and Schott on politics

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Lawmakers are tackling tax reform. Our polling shows they’ve got a tough task ahead of them if they decide to move forward with a number of controversial choices. We break down the numbers.

The state’s medical cannabis program is undergoing further changes as legislators tweak the law they passed last year. 

The state is spending more money to cover fewer people because of the Medicaid expansion alternative lawmakers adopted instead of Prop. 3. That’s a lot of money to make a political point.

Sen. Daniel Hemmert becomes the 5th Republican to seek the GOP nomination in the 4th Congressional District. 

Crowded primary elections could sow chaos in the 2020 elections, especially in the GOP race for governor and UT04.

Vice President Mike Pence visits Utah.

Plus, our regular segment, “Holy crap! Trump did what?!”

Managing Editor Bryan Schott and Contributing Editor Bob Bernick analyze the latest Utah political news for you. 

Special thanks to “friend of the pod” Spencer Stokes for allowing us to record at the new “Studio at The Underground” facility. 

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