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Audio file from the Governor's press event on Medicaid Expansion

Governor unveiled an alternative plan to Medicaid expansion - The "Healthy Utah Plan" fixes the hole without expanding Medicaid

Feb 27 2014

SALT LAKE CITY – (Feb. 27, 2014) Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert wants the federal government to block grant Utah the money it would give for Medicaid expansion, allowing the state to administer its own program. Here's a link to the audio file from today's press event with the Governor.

Bill Would Increase Penalties for Texting While Driving

 

Bill Would Increase Penalties for Texting While Driving

 

Written by Bob Bernick on 26 February 2014. Posted in Today At Utah Policy

 

Proposal Would Move Utah to the Front of the Line in 2016 Presidential Primaries; Hold Voting Online

14 February 2014

. Posted in Today At Utah Policy

Iowa and New Hampshire are so yesterday. A bill proposal on Capitol Hill would allow Utah to hold the first presidential primary in the nation, and conduct voting online.

 

Rep. Jon Cox (R-Ephraim) says he’s tired of other states getting all the attention when it comes to the presidential nominating process.

Lee Introduces Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act

February 12, 2014

Lee Introduces Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Mike Lee introduced a bill to address the deep problems in the federal government’s welfare programs that make it more difficult for low-income Americans to work their way into the middle class and stay there.  The “Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act” would get existing federal welfare programs under control and would help the working poor transition from poverty to opportunity and security.

Senators Introduce Resolution Denouncing Obama Administration’s Coercion of States with Common Core

Hello

 

Common Core is being seen at the national level as  a problem. Below is a proposed resolution by a number of Senators. As this resolution circulates in the Senate I am sure the number of co-sponsors will grow.

 

Senator Mike Lee

 

Press Release

 

 

Feb 05  2014

 

Senators Introduce Resolution Denouncing Obama Administration’s Coercion of States with Common Core

 

Utah House Republicans

Monday marked the start of the 2014 General Legislative Session, but our work started before the gavel fell. Last week members of the House Clean Air Caucus met outside the Utah Capitol to unveil a package of bills aimed to help improve Utah’s air. This bipartisan group of legislators introduced bills designed to encourage the use of electric vehicles, buy transit passes, encouraging people to convert from wood-burning primary heat sources to natural gas, and educate the public on ways each of us can improve air quality throughout the state of Utah.

Sen. Mike Lee

House Committee Investigating Swallow Won't Continue

House Committee Investigating Swallow Won't Continue

Within a few days expect the chair of the special John Swallow investigative committee to open at least two bill files that, at some point, will be filled with the committee's recommended changes to Utah campaign and election law aimed at stopping the abuses Swallow is alleged of committing over the last few years.

Swallow, a Republican, resigned as attorney general last month serving less than a year in office.

Weber High Honor Roll 2nd Quarter

Weber High School Honor Roll 2013-14 2nd Quarter

10th Grade Highest Honor Roll (4.0)

United Citizen Task Force

 

Are you frustrated with how big government is running amuck with no end in sight?   Do you want to get up off your keester and make a difference by being part of an organization, but can’t find one that supports your values?  Well, Byron and Dakota Tuck from Howell, Utah, know and understand your pain and invite you to join them and other activists that stand for patriotism and Constitutional values.

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