ArchiveTen Things You Need to Know for Tuesday – February 10, 2015Bryan Schott·February 10, 2015· Share Niederhauser leaning toward supporting Healthy Utah. The Senate approves an education budget with $63 million in cuts. Bramble is confident the Count My Vote compromise will survive. Countdown: Days to the final day of the 2015 Utah Legislature – 30 Days to the 2015 Utah municipal primary elections – 182 Days to the 2015 election – 266 Days to the 2016 Iowa Caucus (tentative) – 342 Days to the opening day of the 2016 Utah Legislature – 349 Days to the 2016 Utah presidential primary – 504 Days until the 2016 presidential election – 637 Tuesday's top-10 headlines: Senate President Wayne Niederhauser says he is leaning toward supporting Gov. Herbert's Healthy Utah plan [Utah Policy]. House Republicans say the federal government may give the state more flexibility in negotiations over Medicaid expansion [Deseret News]. The proposed joint closed caucus so House and Senate Republicans can discuss Medicaid expansion is coming under fire by open government advocates [Tribune]. The Utah Senate approved a base budget for public education that has $63 million in cuts [Tribune]. Sen. Curt Bramble says he's confident lawmakers will honor the Count My Vote compromise they voted for last year [Utah Policy]. The Utah State School Board puts new science education standards on hold [Tribune]. Lawmakers debate performance-based funding for higher education [Deseret News]. The Senate gives preliminary approval to a bill requiring Utah students pass the same civics test given to immigrants in order to graduate [Tribune, Deseret News]. A House committee approves legislation allowing terminally ill patients the right to try experimental treatments that have not yet won FDA approval [Tribune]. Newly unsealed search warrants in the case against Mark Shurtleff portray the former Attorney General as living it up on the dime of others [Tribune]. On this day in history: 1846 – Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints began an exodus west from Illinois. 1949 – Arthur Miller's play "Death of a Salesman" opened on Broadway. 1967 – The 25th Amendment to the Constitution, dealing with presidential disability and succession, went into effect. 1989 – Ron Brown was elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee, becoming the first African-American to head a major U.S. political party.