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Utah gets OK from feds to run own health insurance exchange

Utah is one of four GOP-led states given the go-ahead Thursday by the federal government to run its own health insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act. But... Read more »

Jan. 3, 2013

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Legislative leaders skip over request for school safety audit

Legislative leaders Wednesday passed on advancing a lawmaker's request for an audit report on the best methods schools around the country are using to keep children safe. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2012

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Utah GOP House caucus gets emotional over response to deadly shooting

Utah House Republicans had what was described as an emotional private discussion Tuesday about how lawmakers should respond to last week's deadly school shootings in... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2012

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Politicians share appreciation this Thanksgiving weekend

Some politicians have much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving weekend. Others not so much. Using FBI-style email investigative techniques, perfected in the Petraeus... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2012

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Romney's Utah supporters upset with how he's being treated by GOP

The post-election criticism by Republicans of their presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, has been hard on his many Utah supporters, especially state GOP Chairman... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2012

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Raising the food tax to 4.75 percent is the wrong solution

In a Deseret News report last week on how the state might fund growing needs with limited money, Utah House Speaker Becky Lockhart noted that "We're not a tax increase... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2012

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