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  • Utah Senate delays vote on bill allowing medical marijuana

    Citing a number of unanswered questions, the GOP-controlled Utah Senate held off on a casting a planned Monday afternoon vote on a bill allowing those with chronic and debilitating diseases to consume edible medical marijuana products. Saratoga Springs...
  • Only female mayor in history of Salt Lake City dies at 70

    Deedee Corradini, the only female mayor in the history of Salt Lake City who helped bring the Winter Olympics to Utah, has died. She was 70. Corradini died Sunday at her home in Park City from the effects of lung cancer, according to a Women's Ski...
  • States strive to keep Medicaid patients out of the emergency department

    WASHINGTON Nearly half the states use higher copayments to dissuade Medicaid recipients from unnecessary visits to emergency rooms, where care is more costly. These states require patients to make the payments, which are as high as $30 per visit in...
  • Utah lawmakers hit final weeks with big issues unresolved

    Utah lawmakers kicked off this year with a number of major initiatives on their plate, but they're poised to enter the final weeks of their annual session with many of them still unresolved. Republican Gov. Gary Herbert's alternative Medicaid plan won...
  • Medical pot proposal passes first test in conservative Utah

    A panel of Utah lawmakers gave initial approval Thursday to a proposal that would allow residents of the conservative state who have chronic and debilitating diseases to consume edible medical marijuana products. The legislation forbids the smoking of...
  • Gov. Herbert criticizes House decision on Medicaid plan

    Gov. Gary Herbert sternly criticized the Utah House on Thursday for circumventing what he considers the proper legislative process and deciding not to consider his plan for expanding Medicaid. While calm and composed, Herbert didn't hide his...
  • Utah medical marijuana bill unveiled Wednesday

    Calling it a move for freedom and compassion, a state lawmaker this week unveiled a medical marijuana bill that would allow residents of conservative Utah who have chronic and debilitating diseases to use certain edible products containing THC, the...
  • Governor's Medicaid expansion plan may have hit dead end

    Gov. Gary Herbert's trimmed-down plan for expanding Medicaid appears to have hit a dead end at the state Capitol. Hours after the Republican governor's plan earned key approval in the state Senate, Republican House Speaker Greg Hughes said Wednesday...
  • Utah Senate gives early OK to governor's Medicaid plan

    Gov. Gary Herbert's proposal to expand Medicaid passed a key test Tuesday afternoon as Utah's Republican-controlled Senate voted to give an initial approval of the plan. After an hour-long debate, the Senate voted 21-8 to advance the plan for a final...
  • Some Republican governors back Homeland Security showdown

    Several Republican governors are urging GOP congressional leaders to stand firm next week in opposing legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security if it doesn't also overturn President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration....
  • Governors: No clear plan if health care subsidies fall

    Millions of people could lose health insurance subsidies in the coming months if the Supreme Court sides with opponents of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. And one thing was clear this weekend as the nation's governors gathered in...