Utah Republicans http://kuer.org en House Republicans Working on “Utah Solution” for Poor, Uninsured http://kuer.org/post/house-republicans-working-utah-solution-poor-uninsured <p></p><p>Governor Gary Herbert said this week that the state has a moral obligation to provide some type of health coverage for those living in poverty. House Speaker Rebecca Lockhart says she doesn’t want to accept any federal dollars to do that. Now Republican House lawmakers are working to find a solution that will solve the so-called Medicaid gap, but will also be politically acceptable to those in their own party.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:22:30 +0000 Andrea Smardon 41546 at http://kuer.org House Republicans Working on “Utah Solution” for Poor, Uninsured Clearing the Air: What the Legislature Proposes http://kuer.org/post/clearing-air-what-legislature-proposes <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As </span>Utahns<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> persist through one of the worst winter inversion seasons in a decade, many have focused their frustration and anger over dirty air on elected officials in the Utah legislature.&nbsp; In part two of our series <a href="http://radiowest.kuer.org/topic/clearing-air">Clearing the Air</a>, </span>KUER<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> News explores the &nbsp;short and long term solutions lawmakers are proposing.</span></p><p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 05:59:07 +0000 Terry Gildea 25310 at http://kuer.org Clearing the Air: What the Legislature Proposes Governor Herbert Declares "The State of Utah is Strong" http://kuer.org/post/governor-herbert-declares-state-utah-strong <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Gary R. Herbert delivered his State of the State address last night at the Capitol.&nbsp; He showcased Utah’s strong economic growth and pledged to increase support for education.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 04:21:44 +0000 Terry Gildea 24325 at http://kuer.org Governor Herbert Declares "The State of Utah is Strong"