ArchiveTen Things You Need to Know for Friday – December 5, 2014Bryan Schott·December 5, 2014· Share Herbert unveils Healthy Utah. Congress races to avoid another government shutdown. Utah state troopers will wear body cameras. Countdown: Days until the opening day of the 2015 Utah Legislature – 52 Days to the final day of the 2015 Utah Legislature – 97 Days to the 2015 Utah municipal primary elections – 249 Days to the 2015 election – 333 Days to the 2016 Iowa Caucus (tentative) – 409 Days until the 2016 presidential election – 704 Friday's top-10 headlines: Governor Gary Herbert takes the wraps off his Healthy Utah Medicaid alternative [Utah Policy, Deseret News, Tribune]. Optimism is growing that Congress will be able to pass a funding bill by a Dec. 11 deadline in order to avoid another government shutdown [Washington Post]. House Republicans pass legislation to show their disapproval over President Obama's executive action on immigration [The Hill]. Rep. Chris Stewart says the House push back against Obama's immigration actions helps reinforce the traditional powers of each branch of government [Deseret News]. A second night of protests across the country over a New York grand jury's decision to not indict a police officer who killed an unarmed black man [New York Times]. A federal report finds Cleveland police officers have a pattern of using unreasonable force [USA Today]. Utah announces plans to have all state troopers wear body cameras [Tribune, Deseret News]. Carbon County Sheriff James Cordova is charged with misuse of public funds [Tribune, Deseret News]. East High School is dealing with a whooping cough outbreak [Tribune]. The Salt Lake Chamber hosts their annual Clean Air Summit [Deseret News]. On this day in history: 1848 – President James K. Polk triggered the Gold Rush by confirming that gold had been discovered in California. 1933 – Prohibition ended as Utah became the 36th state to ratify the 21st Amendment to the Constitution which repealed the 18th Amendment. 1994 – Republicans chose Newt Gingrich as the first GOP speaker of the House in four decades.