Jacquelyn Martin, Associated Press
Trump to Utah: Put pressure on Democrats, McAdams over border wall

President Donald Trump hosted a teleconference with hundreds of state and local leaders, including Utah Gov. Gary Herbert's director of federal affairs, Gordon Larsen. Larsen said Trump wants local leaders to pressure Democrats in Congress.

Cheryl Diaz Meyer, For the Deseret News
Utah Reps. John Curtis, Ben McAdams having pay withheld during shutdown; Sen. Mitt Romney says he's working behind scenes

Rep. Ben McAdams has spent his first few weeks in Washington, D.C., crashing with friends because he doesn't have a place to live.

Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Bill would repeal, replace Medicaid expansion initiative approved by Utah voters
The voter-approved ballot initiative expanding Medicaid coverage to some 150,000 low-income Utahns would be repealed and replaced by a more limited plan under a bill being drafted for the 2019 Legislature.