The Utah House of Representatives on Monday advanced legislation aimed at blocking federal Medicaid expansion in the state under the Affordable Care Act.
Medicaid expansion in Utah would provide $152 million in new federal funding to Utah health care services in 2014, and nearly $4 billion over 10 years. But Republican Representative Jacob Anderegg, of Lehi, says that the cost of the program isn’t worth the benefits derived.
The USU police department provides many different services for the students and employees of Utah State University, but one service they offer could mean the difference between life and death in a workplace violence situation.
An amended version of a bill that would direct 25% of future profits from the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to fund public education was voted down on the House floor on Thursday morning.
Republican representative Jim Bird’s bill to fund education through alcohol sales was rejected by the Utah House last week, but an amended version found its way to the floor Thursday morning.
Global Village Gift founder Sally Keller has spent the last 10 years doing what she loves. The 80-year-old Cache Valley transplant reflected on a decade of service at her Logan alternative gift store and on the lives of the people she has helped serve through the years. Keller has long been a proponent of fair trade and rights for women.
It is estimated that most American households throw away about 40 percent of the food they buy. Experts say smarter food shopping and planning can help address not only what Utah families spend on groceries, but the larger issues of world hunger and the growing global demand for food.
Before the Arizona department of transportation can move forward with a design to repair the damaged section of US 89 south of Page, the agency needs to determine the mountain slope has stabilized.
ADOT received environmental clearance and geotechnical engineers began drilling shafts to deploy equipment called inclinometers beneath the ground surface. These plastic pipes will measure slope movement at a specific location.