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Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes resigns from Inland Port Authority Board

(KUTV) — Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes has resigned from the Inland Port Authority Board, according to a tweet from Gov. Gary Herbert. The voluntary resignation comes on the heels of debate over his property holdings nearby the proposed trade hub in the outskirts of Salt Lake City. Herbert stated his appreciation in a social

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Greg Hughes steps down from Inland Port Authority Board

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) –  Utah Speaker of the House Greg Hughes is stepping down from the Inland Port Authority board. He will be replaced by Representative Francis Gibson (R – District 65). Governor Gary Herbert said, “We appreciate Speaker Hughes’ desire to have a successful inland port in Utah. We respect his decision to step

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House Speaker Greg Hughes steps down from Inland Port board less than a week after his property holdings came to light

House Speaker Greg Hughes, who appointed himself to serve on the board of the Utah Inland Port, has resigned from the position amid controversy involving his property holdings so close to the planned shipping-and-receiving trade hub in Salt Lake City that they disqualified him from membership. Hughes, who has been a vocal proponent of the

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Commentary: Hughes should resign from port authority board

It was heartening to see Speaker Greg Hughes adamantly argue in favor of following the letter of the law during the stalled first meeting of the Utah Inland Port Authority earlier this week. His willingness to “debate this right now” with Gov. Gary Herbert over ambiguities in the board’s conflict of interest requirements was a

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One Medicaid expansion bill gains favor of leadership, but people still want more

Source: Deseret News Utah’s House speaker has once again put his foot down when it comes to Medicaid expansion, but Utahns are still asking for broader access than what one popular bill would provide. House Majority Leader Jim Dunnigan, R-Kearns, has proposed HB437 to expand coverage to the poorest in Utah, specifically childless adults who are chronically

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OpEd: Support Medicaid Expansion

Better UTAH board member Diane Stewart tells  Utahns why supporting Medicaid expansion is the only option that makes sense. From the beginning, the conversation surrounding Medicaid expansion was hijacked by the far right. As a result, since the announcement of Gov. Gary Herbert’s Healthy Utah plan, each successive plan has been watered down in one

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