Government

How to contact your US, state lawmakers in Weber, Davis and Box Elder counties

Legislature Session Utah-14

Want to express your feelings — positive or negative — on how Northern Utah’s...

Government

What happens if Trump pulls transgender bathroom guidance?

Transgender Bathrooms News Guide

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration could revise or withdraw an Obama-era directive requiring public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their chosen gender identity. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Tuesday the Justice Department is working on...


Government

Trump admin lays out new approach to illegal immigration

Immigration Enforcement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House. Now a pair of enforcement memos from Homeland Security...


Government

Millions targeted for possible deportation under Trump rules

Immigration Rally-4

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation — including people simply arrested for traffic violations — under a sweeping rewrite of immigration enforcement policies announced Tuesday by the Trump administration. Any immigrant who is...


Government

Utah House OKs bill to allow 18- to 20-year-olds to carry concealed firearms

Concealed Weapons Permit 2

A measure that would put provisional concealed firearm permits into the hands of eligible 18- to 20-year-olds cleared the Utah House of Representatives Tuesday in a largely partisan 63-12 vote. It now moves on to the Senate for further debate. HB198, sponsored by Rep. Karianne Lisonbee, R-...


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Were hands of Obama-era border agents tied?

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Assertions from the White House that immigration-enforcement agents had their hands tied in the last administration are difficult to square with the massive deportations of Barack Obama’s presidency. President Donald Trump’s press secretary made a claim about two agencies,...


Government

Trump denounces anti-Semitism in newly forceful condemnation

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday condemned recent threats against Jewish community centers in the U.S. as “painful reminders” of lingering prejudice and evil, his first full-throated comments on the rise of anti-Semitic venom after pressure for him to speak out forcefully. With...


Government

Trump pick as security adviser is nod toward pragmatism

Trump National Security Advisor

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s choice of an outspoken but non-political Army general as national security adviser is a nod to pragmatism, but Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster will serve a commander in chief with unorthodox ideas about foreign policy and an inner circle of advisers determined to...


Government

Rise in premiums lays bare 2 Americas on health care

Health Overhaul Two Americas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. Subsidized coverage through “Obamacare” offers protection from life’s unpredictable changes and freedom to pursue his vocation, he says. Brett Dorsch is also self-employed and buys his own health...


Government

How to contact your US, state lawmakers in Weber, Davis and Box Elder counties

Legislature Session Utah-14

Want to express your feelings — positive or negative — on how Northern Utah’s politicians are doing their jobs, but don’t know how to get in touch?


Government

Wanted: More Hispanic and Latino heart doctors

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS Tony Urey, M.D., went into medicine for the same reason many of his medical school friends did: to give their low-income Hispanic and Latino communities better health care. Many of those students became family doctors, but Urey decided to specialize in the heart....


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