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New legislative session starts with harsh words for feds from House speaker

The 2013 Utah Legislature kicked off Monday with some harsh words for the federal government and especially Congress from House Speaker Becky Lockhart. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2013

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Swallow has no plans to resign even as rumors circulate about his replacement

Embattled Utah Attorney General John Swallow has no intention of resigning his office, his spokesman said Friday, even as rumors swirled about who might take his place. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2013

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New Senate president raises nearly $14,000 since election

Senate President-elect Wayne Niederhauser may finally be in a position to pay off what's left of the $140,000 loan he made to his campaign when he first won the... Read more »

Jan. 10, 2013

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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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