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Governor signs 80 bills Monday, including solar credit phase-out

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Gov. Gary Herbert signed 80 bills on Monday, including measures that simplify licensing for food...

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Davis among 9 Utah counties to show double-digit growth rates since 2010

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Nine counties, included Davis, registered population growth in excess of 10 percent from 2010 to 2016.


Government

AP Exclusive: US probes banking of ex-Trump campaign chief

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Treasury Department agents have recently obtained information about offshore financial transactions involving President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as part of a federal anti-corruption probe into his work in Eastern Europe, The Associated Press has...


Government

By Decade’s End, California Estimates It Would Lose $24 Billion Annually Under

California would lose $24.3 billion annually in federal funding by 2027 for low-income health coverage under the current Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, according to a state analysis released Wednesday. The bill, up for a vote in the House on Thursday, represents a “massive and...


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Video Help Is On Way For Family Caregivers Who Must Draw Blood Or Give

Renata Louwers has a hard time getting her blood drawn. The needle, the pinprick of pain, the viscous liquid flowing out of her arm — they make her queasy. So, Louwers had to steel herself when her husband, Ahmad Khoshroo, developed metastatic bladder cancer four years ago at age 72. Within months,...


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Repeal Of Health Law Could Force Tough Decisions For Arizona Republicans

Connie Dotts is a big fan of her insurance. “I like that we can choose our own doctors,” said the 60-year-old resident of Mesa, Ariz. “They also have extensive mental health coverage.” Dotts isn’t on some pricey plan, either. She’s among the nearly 2 million people enrolled in Medicaid in Arizona...


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In Deep-Blue State, Millions in Reddish Heartland Are Counting On Medicaid

FRESNO, Calif. — In 2012, when Jerry Goodwin showed up at a clinic with intense pain and swelling in his legs, doctors called for an ambulance even though the hospital was across the street. That generated a $900 bill — just the beginning of a nearly three-year ordeal for Goodwin, who was uninsured....


Government

Texas Braces For Medicaid Cuts Under GOP Health Plan

Many in Texas are keeping a close eye on the Republican bid to replace the Affordable Care Act. One of the big changes is how it would affect low-income people, seniors and people with disabilities who all get help from Medicaid. And Texans on both sides of the political spectrum say the Lone Star...


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GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown vote

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP’s long-promised legislation to repeal and replace “Obamacare” stood on the brink just hours before Republican leaders planned to put it on the House floor for a showdown vote. Short of support, GOP leaders looked to President Donald Trump to close the deal with a crucial...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and his unachieved achievements

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking credit for persuading TransCanada Corp. to withdraw a hefty lawsuit against the U.S. government over the previous administration’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline. But the Canadian company says its bid for compensation for the stalled project...


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Rights of learning-disabled students bolstered by high court

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court has bolstered the rights of millions of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public schools to offer special education programs that meet higher standards. The court struck down a lower standard endorsed by President Donald Trump’s nominee...


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