Government

Unless Congress acts, Utah could lose CHIP program by year's end.

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The nationwide CHIP program, initially signed into law in 1997, aims to provide health coverage for...

Courts

Court: Ogden City not liable for shorted-out streetlights before crosswalk crash

Crosswalk lights shorted out, but Ogden City ruled not liable

An attorney says he will appeal to the Utah Supreme Court the dismissal of a lawsuit in which three Ogden residents sued the city after they were hit in a darkened crosswalk on Washington Boulevard at Peery’s Egyptian Theater in 2013.


Business

The Latest: Governors urge Congress to back health subsidies

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and health care legislation (all times local): 10 p.m. A bipartisan group of governors is urging congressional leaders to support a plan to calm health insurance markets after President Donald Trump blocked federal subsidies to insurers. The...


Government

Under fire, Trump defends call to soldier's grieving family

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President Donald Trump emphatically rejected claims Wednesday that he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain soldier, as the firestorm he ignited over his assertions of empathy for American service members spread into a third contentious day. “I have proof,” he insisted.


Government

The Latest: Trump denies disrespecting grieving family

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and honoring the nation’s fallen (all times EDT): 9:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is emphatically rejecting claims he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain soldier, as the firestorm he ignited over his assertions of empathy for...


Government

Solace or silence? Not all families of fallen get Trump call

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Some got sympathy and solace. Some got silence. One got a promise of cash. Relatives of people who died in military service have recounted varied interactions with President Donald Trump in the difficult days and weeks after their loved one’s death. Despite Trump’s boast that he...


Business

GOP, Dem senators push health deal as Trump keeps distance

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The authors of a bipartisan plan to calm health insurance markets said Wednesday they’ll push the proposal forward, even as President Donald Trump’s stance ricocheted from supportive to disdainful to arm’s-length and the plan’s fate teetered. “If something can happen, that’s fine,...


Business

Corporations to keep tax break lost by millions of Americans

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans would lose a prized tax break under President Donald Trump’s sweeping revamp of the tax code, but corporations would get to keep it. The Republican proposal would eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes, a widely popular break used by some...


Business

The Latest: Trump warns Democrats about opposing tax plan

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican efforts to overhaul the tax code (all times EDT): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump has issued a thinly warning threat to Democrats who might oppose the Republican tax plan. That’s according to Sen. Sherrod Brown, an Ohio Democrat who attended a White House...


Business

Are insurers 'enriched' by Obama health law, as Trump says?

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says health insurers have been “enriched” by President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. So why are companies pulling back from the law’s insurance marketplaces? __ TRUMP: “I won’t do anything to enrich the insurance companies because right now the...


Government

Hatch sees chance of bipartisan tax bill after Trump meeting

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch emerged from a bipartisan meeting with President Donald Trump saying there’s a chance that a bipartisan tax bill could emerge from his committee. “It was a very Kumbaya meeting,” said Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, the chamber’s third-...


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