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Utah Lawmakers Call Special Session To Cope With Coronavirus

The Utah Legislature will hold a special session starting Thursday to address the coronavirus crisis.  The session announced late Monday will be held remotely for the first time to avoid spreading the virus that has already infected one lawmaker. Legislators will re-examine the state budget amid widespread economic fallout from business shutdowns implemented to halt the spread of the virus. Other issues on the agenda include ensuring access to medication, preparing for the June primary election and extending the state income tax deadline.  Special sessions typically last one day. This one could continue up for 10 days.