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Press Release: Legislative Review Notes Save Taxpayers Money and Maintain Transparency

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 8, 2018 LEGISLATIVE REVIEW NOTES SAVE TAXPAYERS MONEY AND MAINTAIN TRANSPARENCY Salt Lake City, UT – H.J.R. 14, “Joint Resolution Regarding Legislative Review Notes,” from Rep. McCay, was passed this evening in the House of Representatives. This bill would eliminate legislative review notes, notes attached to bills that legislative

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Press Release: Better Utah Calls On Governor to Veto Ethics Amendments

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 8, 2018 CONTACT: Katie Matheson | Alliance for a Better Utah katie@betterutah.org BETTER UTAH CALLS ON GOVERNOR TO VETO ETHICS AMENDMENTS Salt Lake City, UT – With only minutes left in the 2018 General Session, lawmakers passed two pieces of legislation that could potentially have drastic consequences for the

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Medicaid Expansion Bill with Work Requirements Passes Utah Legislature

ST. GEORGE — On the last day of the 2018 legislative session, a Medicaid expansion bill passed the Utah Senate Thursday, opening the door for more Utahns to receive health care. Rep. Robert Spendlove, R-Sandy, championed his bill to expand Medicaid in Utah with work requirements. His bill passed the Utah Senate Thursday, March 8,

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Utah House Passes Medicaid Expansion Bill

SALT LAKE CITY — The House passed a bill Monday requiring the Utah Department of Health to submit a waiver request to the federal to government to provide Medicaid benefits to thousands of low-income Utahns. HB472 would expand coverage through a managed health care plan for people making less than the federal poverty line —

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Legislation Proposes to Solve Ballot Havoc Caused by GOP by Forcing Party to Act Like it Never Changed its Rules

Mainstream Republicans are proposing an unusual way to reverse action by GOP hard-liners that would disqualify candidates who gather signatures on the ballot: legislation that would essentially force the party to behave as though the previous move had never happened. Rep. Mike McKell, R-Spanish Fork, after consultation with legislative leaders and Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox,

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Lobbyist Harassment Training Bill Advances

SALT LAKE CITY — A House bill requiring lobbyists to undergo training in avoiding workplace harassment was endorsed Friday by the Senate Government Operations and Political Subdivisions Committee. Only Sen. Margaret Dayton, R-Orem, voted against it, sending HB110to the full Senate. The bill has already been approved by the House, on a vote of 58-11 earlier

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