Lawmakers Propose Replacement Of Voter-passed Medicaid Expansion And More On Behind The Headlines

Feb 1, 2019

Sen. Allen Christensen, R-North Ogden
Credit Salt Lake Tribune
A proposal to replace Utah's voter-passed Medicaid expansion gets fast-tracked at the legislature. Republican lawmakers and governor Gary Herbert want to deliver the largest tax-cut in state history, but Democrats call for investments in other policy priorities (including education). And a judge rules that a San Juan County Commissioner is, indeed, a Utahn.  At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Brian Maffly and Ben Wood, and news columnist Robert Gehrke join KCPW's Roger McDonough to talk about the week's top stories. Every Friday at 9 a.m., stream "Behind the Headlines" at, or tune in to KCPW 88.3 FM or Utah Public Radio for the broadcast. Join the live conversation by calling (801) 355-TALK.