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Bill allowing hemp oil use for seizure treatment passes Senate

Utahns with epilepsy are on the home stretch for being allowed to use non-intoxicating hemp oil extract from marijuana plants to treat seizures. Read more »

March 11, 2014


House panel to release final report on ex-Attorney General John Swallow

The story on former Attorney General John Swallow will be out Wednesday, at least as told by the Utah House Special Investigative Committee. Read more »

March 11, 2014


Why wait to improve our air quality?

A broad public mandate exists along the Wasatch Front to reduce air pollution. There also appears to be broad agreement on the need to address at least two of the... Read more »

March 11, 2014


Count My Vote halts initiative drive after governor signs deal

After Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill Monday spelling out a deal between lawmakers and backers of Count My Vote, the group announced an end to the initiative petition... Read more »

March 10, 2014


House won't consider Senate's partial Medicaid expansion plan

The Utah Senate passed a partial Medicaid expansion plan Monday that also gives Gov. Gary Herbert the ability to seek a federal block grant to pay for the proposal he... Read more »

March 10, 2014


No money for House Speaker Becky Lockhart's education technology plan in budget

There is no money for House Speaker Becky Lockhart's education technology initiative in the budget deal worked out over the weekend with Senate leaders that moved... Read more »

March 10, 2014


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