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Utah Lawmakers Return Home

UTAH LAWMAKERS -- LATE THURSDAY NIGHT -- CLOSED THEIR 2014 LEGISLATIVE SESSION, SENDING MORE THAN 325 PASSED BILLS TO UTAH GOVERNOR GARY HERBERT TO SIGN INTO LAW...OR VETO.

THE GOVERNOR SAYS LAWMAKERS DID WELL THIS YEAR, PROVIDING 345-MILLION NEW TAX DOLLARS FOR PUBLIC AND HIGHER EDUCATION.

LEGISLATORS ALSO APPROVED NEARLY ALL OF THE GOVERNOR'S 13.3-BILLION-DOLLAR STATE BUDGET.

AS FOR MEDICAID EXPANSION... GOVERNOR HERBERT IS STILL TRYING TO STRIKE A DEAL, IN WASHINGTION, AND EXPECTS TO CALL LAWMAKERS INTO A SPECIAL SESSION, TO APPROVE IT.

 

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