Let’s talk real numbers in Medicaid expansion

You’ve probably heard by now that the Governors of all 50 states will get to decide whether or not they opt-in to the “Medicaid expansion” offered by the federal government. Free money, right? After all, the feds pay 100% of the costs for the first couple of years, then slowly decrease the amount until they…

Utah’s Air Quality

Inversions are easy to see – and to feel, as you breathe gunk into your lungs. Like Januaries and Februaries of years past, this year’s inversions have captured the attention of the public and of lawmakers. I’ve heard from the left that “the Governor needs to fix this” and from the right, that “there is…

Gary Herbert: The Mia Love I know and trust

In case you were wondering where the Governor stood:

Daily Fix, Jan 17

Sparks fly when BLM director Bob Abbey comes to town, SL County Councilman defends the police fee, Congresswoman Giffords condition upgraded, Priebus new RNC chair and more in the district 57 saga. *BLM director Bob Abbey showed up in Utah on Friday – and sparks flew. A clearly frustrated Governor Herbert told Abbey: “We have…

Daily Fix, Jan 3

Happy New Year! Big news today is Governor Herbert’s inauguration. Big news this week is the swearing-in of the 112th Congress in DC. I’ll be there for both.  Today’s inauguration is open to the public, first-come, first-served, noon at the Capitol. (Be there early.) *Senator Mike Lee (official as of today) said that people should…

Daily Fix, Dec 30

The #snowpocalypse finally came to Utah. Slide-offs, crashes, road closures, jack-knifed semis – this one had it all. Be safe out there. Fox 13 *Curious about the seating chart for the Utah Senate? Ric Cantrell breaks it down, with some amusing commentary. Senate Site *Governor Herbert will be sworn in on Monday, January 3rd at…

Daily Fix, Dec 29

Welcome to a snowy Wednesday morning during a mostly-quiet week on the political front.  One week from today is swearing-in day in DC, then the 112th Congress will get right to work and news will be hopping.  In the meantime….. *Breaking news on the Utah political front is that Governor Herbert has named Ally Isom…

Corroon and Utah's economy

Oh, Peter.  Please.  Just stop talking now.  Utah actually got voted the state LEAST LIKE California.  Hint: That’s a good thing.