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Utah Senate Majority Leader Ralph Okerlund 'doing well' after being rushed to hospital

Senate Majority Leader Ralph Okerlund, R-Monroe, was "stable and doing well" after leaving the Capitol on a stretcher Wednesday afternoon, according to statement from... Read more »

March 12, 2014


Gov. Herbert: I'm an 'action figure' on Medicaid expansion issue

Gov. Gary Herbert made it clear Tuesday he's not waiting around for lawmakers to make a decision about Medicaid expansion, announcing he's sending staff to Washington,... Read more »

March 11, 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


Special counsel set to report findings in John Swallow elections violations probe

The lieutenant governor's office is expected to announce as early as Thursday results of an investigation into whether Utah Attorney General John Swallow violated... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2013


Senate chooses not to vote on Gov. Herbert's judicial nominee

Both Republicans and Democrats in the state Senate declined to bring Gov. Gary Herbert's pick for a 2nd District judgeship to the floor for a vote, citing a lack of... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2013


White House open to short-term hike in debt limit

Senate Democrats are drafting legislation to raise the nation's debt limit without the type of unrelated conditions that Republicans have said they intend to demand,... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2013


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