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Tom Smart, Deseret News
Melissa K. Smith, center, with Utah Community Action Partnership, along with Medicaid Policy Director Lincoln Nehring, left, and Jan Ferre, voices concern over proposed health-care cuts as the Utah Legislature opens a special session at the Capitol on Thursday.

Photo #1: Melissa K. Smith, center, with Utah Community Action Partnership, along with Medicaid Policy Director Lincoln Nehring, left, and Jan Ferre, voices concern over proposed health-care cuts as the Utah Legislature opens a special session at the Capitol on Thursday.

Photo #2: Medicaid recipient Don Reifsnider protests the proposed budget trim. The Department of Human Services faces $11 million in proposed cuts of its services.