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Opinion: Washington needs a Balanced Budget Amendment

02/05/2013 1:28pm
The last time Congress was close to passing legislation that required the federal government to balance its budget the national debt stood at $5.3 trillion. Since then, the national debt has nearly tripled to $16.4 trillion.

Sales tax on water, education bills and "In God We Trust" license plates

02/05/2013 3:20pm
Now in its second week, the 2013 Legislative session has made no move on a bill that would put sales tax on water, but has shown overwhelming support for several education bills.

With feds, Herbert looks for solution to health insurance exchange

02/05/2013 4:07pm
Gov. Gary Herbert said Tuesday he's asked the federal government to handle the newly mandated health insurance exchange for individual consumers while allowing the state to continue to run a similar program for small businesses.