Gary Herbert

Obamacare employer incentives could drive up Medicaid expansion costs

While some are frustrated with the pace of the Medicaid expansion deliberations, I am grateful that the governor and the Legislature have not rushed this decision.... Read more »

June 26, 2014


Utah looking for ways to overcome 10th Circuit loss

A federal appeals court shot down Utah's arguments against same-sex marriage, but the dissenting opinion might give the state something to pursue going forward. Read more »

June 25, 2014


Decision should be appealed 'until the final buzzer,' Herbert says

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said Wednesday's 10th Circuit Court ruling that Utah cannot stop marriages based on gender needs to be appealed to the U.S.Supreme Court. Read more »

June 25, 2014


Overview: A discussion of the implications for a Medicaid expansion in Utah

A variety of elected officials from Arkansas and Utah join in an online discussion of the implications for a Medicaid expansion in Utah. Read more »

June 23, 2014

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Southern coal

As a physician and a fan of southern Utah's natural beauty, I can’t support a proposed coal strip mine smack dab in the middle of a stunning southern Utah... Read more »

June 23, 2014


Utah unemployment rate — 3.6 percent — is lowest since 2008

Utah continues to solidify its position as one of the nation’s strongest and most diverse economies, as unemployment dropped to its lowest level since November... Read more »

June 22, 2014


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