This article originally appeared on KSL News. Read it in its entirety here. SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah will be refunded for a $800,000 purchase it spent to buy a malaria drug once touted by President Donald Trump for treating the new coronavirus despite warnings from doctors, officials said Wednesday. Leaders in both Utah and Oklahoma have faced scrutiny for spending millions of dollars combined to purchase the
This article originally appeared on KSL News. Read it in its entirety here. SALT LAKE CITY — The group Alliance for a Better Utah filed a “price gouging” complaint Tuesday against the Utah pharmacy Meds in Motion, which last month sold the state 20,000 doses of anti-malarial drugs for $800,000 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “The people of Utah deserve to have this matter investigated,” Chase Thomas,
This article originally appeared in KSL. Read it in its entirety here. SALT LAKE CITY — State health officials are in the process of buying a mass of anti-malarial drugs to treat up to 200,000 of Utah’s COVID-19 patients, despite objections from medical experts. The plan is to distribute the drugs to local pharmacies across the state so the treatment will be available “free of charge to patients,
Source: Deseret News, KSL Two dozen protesters gathered with songs, prayers, and menorahs on the first night of Hanukkah, urging Sen. Orrin Hatch and Congress to sustain a federal health insurance program for children in low-income families. “Hanukkah calls on us to be holy in our actions,” said Benjamin Luks-Morgan, an organizer with Jewish Action Utah
Source: Deseret News, KSL Alliance for a Better Utah supporters, asking that Sen. Orrin Hatch prioritize renewal of the Children’s Health Insurance Program, visited his Salt Lake office Monday equipped with a petition — and 20,000 chocolate chips to “sweeten the deal.” “We have 20,000 chocolate chips to remind him of all the Utah children waiting
Better UTAH founder Josh Kanter joins KSL to discuss why Mia Love’s plan to eliminate federal aid to college students is rubbing Utahns the wrong way.