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In our opinion: The Affordable Care Act needs to be fixed, not repealed

Since a repeal of Obamacare isnít possible while Obama is in office, Congress should look at improving it.

My view: Moving the prison should be based on qualifications

The process of relocating the prison has been slow. I believe the Draper prison should be relocated, but there should be three qualifications. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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My view: Healthy Utah Plan the right choice for Utah families

After years of study, two Medicaid expansion alternatives have been recommended to the Utah Legislature. But these alternatives don't solve Utah's coverage gap. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

9 comments

Susan Roylance: UN attempts to reform the world economies

The nations of the world gather to prepare the post-2015 agenda, including a "radical reform of our economies." Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Jay Evensen: Will Obama visit Utah? Do we care?

With Idaho checked off the list, the president now is only three states shy of visiting all 50 during his time in office — South Dakota, South Carolina and, to no one's surprise, Utah. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

37 comments

Letter: Sacrifices in uniform

I am currently a high school senior and have learned many different things about the men and women who fight for our freedom. I never fully understood all of their sacrifices until my older brother made the decision to serve in the... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Richard Davis: Obama, Congress must negotiate to make higher education more affordable

If President Obama wants to improve education access rather than trumpet another talking point, he will have to compromise with a wary Republican Congress. Both sides have incentives to sit down... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

15 comments

In our opinion: Encouraging dialogue taking place concerning corporate tax rate

Anyone who doubts the federal tax code is too complicated for its own good should pay attention to efforts underway in Washington to lower the corporate tax rate, which is the highest in the free... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Michael and Jenet Erickson: Utah businesses need religious freedom bill

In our pluralistic society, religious freedom is not just one policy among many; it is the foundation of the liberties we enjoy as Americans. It is our first freedom. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

50 comments

Letter: Flawed education tax

A. Scott Anderson’s arguments in favor of increasing Utah’s education tax are seriously flawed ("Taking Utah into Top 10," Jan. 23). The column begins with the claim that, because Utah is rated somewhere less than... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

15 comments

Mike Lee: Tax reform shouldn't penalize single-worker families

If you've been following politics lately, you may notice the two political parties seem to have found some common ground. Almost everyone in Washington today is talking about the same thing:... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

38 comments

In our opinion: Fairness for all in religious liberty protections and LGBT anti-discrimination laws

National Edition

We believe anti-discrimination principles coupled with religious protections will provide a lasting legislative acknowledgement that human flourishing is best accomplished when society protects... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

37 comments

Derek B. Miller: Utah to benefit from international trade partnerships awaiting federal approval

Timely approval of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership will provide the opportunity for the nation to follow Utah's lead by signaling to the world... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Blueprint for a better future

It is our hope that many will take advantage of this opportunity to evoke change — particularly with the launch of the 2015 general legislative session. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Linda Harless: School choice empowers families

National School Choice Week will be recognized the last week of January, celebrating the opportunity that families have to choose the best education option for them and their children. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

14 comments

Letter: Eastern Utah economy

In eastern Utah, mainly the Uintah Basin, oil and gas production is 80 percent or more of our economy. It is obvious that the energy production greatly affects the livelihoods of thousands of people. These are people who I know and... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

2 comments

Letter: Could Draper shine, too?

After reading a recent article ("Salt Lake's Sugarhouse Park shines in national report," Jan. 21), I reflected about positive changes since the state prison site was moved from Sugarhouse to Draper. I might suggest that if the... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

12 comments

Letter: First-class prison

In response to a recent letter ("Prison nonsense," Jan. 26), Utah has a unique geography that provides special places for societal needs. I believe such a place exists for a first-class prison. Think of Antelope Island, Gunnison... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

12 comments

In our opinion: It's time to end the federal gas tax

Funded by the federal gas tax, the federal highway fund adds unnecessary bureaucracy to what is primarily a state obligation. Congress is looking at devolving highway maintenance responsibilities... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Robert J. Samuelson: Economy's Achilles' heel is that problems are worldwide

President Obama has declared the economic crisis over — and for the United States, maybe it seems that way. But most other countries, not so much. Their recoveries are faltering. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Michael Gerson: Republicans find themselves in growing immigration minefield

The greatest hazard to Republican prospects with rising demographic groups came in the form of an argument rather than an epithet. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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John Hoffmire: How has China moved toward economic reform?

National Edition

With the release of economic data from China, it is a good time to reflect on the basic direction of China’s reforms over the last 38 years. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Robert Bennett: Obama's State of the Union address had plenty of style, little stage-setting

As a campaign speech, President Obama's State of the Union did its job. However, as a stage-setter for a productive final two years with the Congress, not so much. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

31 comments

On Second Thought

A lighthearted look at news of the day. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

3 comments

Letter: Prison nonsense

For many years I was the chief electrician for the prison and later an electrical instructor. I have been places in the prison where few people have been. It is nearly all steel and concrete. It would be a very difficult and... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

29 comments

Letter: Is hard work unorthodox?

I am a junior at Lone Peak High School. My school suffers from a large amount of strict social groups, often called cliques. I believe this problem with cliques comes from something similar to the cause of the increased amount of... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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