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Utahns with Medicaid, CHIP through Molina to lose coverage in U. health system

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 2:04pm

Beginning Sept. 1, Utahns who get their Medicaid coverage through Molina Healthcare will no longer be insured for nonemergency services they receive through the University of Utah Health system, with few exceptions.

Mike Kennedy says 'snippet' shows he wasn't speaking for all of Utah

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:42pm

State Rep. Mike Kennedy, now says he did not apologize on behalf of all Utahns to a pastor his GOP U.S. Senate primary opponent Mitt Romney called a "religious bigot" for statements about the LDS Church and other faiths.

The Latest: Clinton says Dems' "bold ideas" will resonate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:36pm

The Latest on the New York state Democratic convention (all times local):

Georgia Democrat challenges racial barrier in governor race

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:28am

Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking office.

Bitter, expensive fight for Arkansas court seat to drag on

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:56am

A bitter and expensive fight for an Arkansas Supreme Court seat that drew more than $1 million in outside spending and a flurry of attack ads will drag on for another six months, with an incumbent justice heading into a runoff in November against an attorney backed by an out-of-state Republican group.

GOP candidates for Georgia governor ready for runoff

Ben Nadler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:46pm

Stacey Abrams got immediate accolades and attention nationally as Georgia Democrats nominated her for the state's top job, but any focus on her chances becoming the nation's first black female governor first has to wait for her Republican opponent who won't be settled for another two months.

Kasich to address graduates of Harvard Kennedy School

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:26pm

Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sihk) is delivering the spring graduation address at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Democrats nominate first woman as GOP race heads to runoff

Ben Nadler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:59pm

In Georgia's gubernatorial primary, Democrats elected a woman who could become the first black female governor in American history, but no Republican candidate gathered more than 50 percent of the vote — so the top two face a July runoff.

The Latest: A runoff for Georgia's GOP governor primary

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:24pm

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A tale of tortoises and transportation in Washington County

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:31pm

A bill by Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, would literally pave the way for a new northern corridor in Washington County to support the nation's fastest-growing metropolitan area. That route, however, would impact a tortoise reserve.

School shooting not likely to decide Texas runoff races

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:00pm

A key Texas runoff for a U.S. House seat will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald Trump.

Sen. Orrin Hatch aims to eliminate caps on employment-based green cards

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:46pm

The senator said there is no good reason to force workers from large countries to wait longer for a green card simply because they come from highly populated nations.

The Latest: Dallas voter backs Valdez with some 'hesitation'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:36pm

The Latest on primary runoff elections in Texas (all times local):

Governor: Hurry up on getting election security grant money

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 2:07pm

Florida Gov. Rick Scott ordered state officials Wednesday to expedite the acquisition of a $19 million federal grant aimed at protecting the state's election systems from cyberattack, one day after the state's top elections official said the money wouldn't be available until after the November election.

ACLU sues over battleground Ohio's congressional districts

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:50pm

The ACLU filed a constitutional challenge to Ohio's congressional map on Wednesday, using Republican Gov. John Kasich's statements opposing gerrymandering as ammunition.

A Cianci runs again: Cousin of 6-term mayor seeking office

Dylan McGuinness, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:52pm

A Cianci is again running for office in Providence.

State Rep. Clarke Tucker wins Arkansas Democratic primary for US House seat; to face Republican US Rep. French Hill

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:56pm

State Rep. Clarke Tucker wins Arkansas Democratic primary for US House seat; to face Republican US Rep. French Hill.

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Secretary of State Brian Kemp face a July runoff for GOP nomination for Georgia governor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:19pm

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Secretary of State Brian Kemp face a July runoff for GOP nomination for Georgia governor.

Stacey Abrams wins Dem primary in Georgia's gubernatorial race; she would be 1st black woman governor in the U.S.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:31pm

Stacey Abrams wins Dem primary in Georgia's gubernatorial race; she would be 1st black woman governor in the U.S.