GALLUP - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GALLUP News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Survey confirms health insurance coverage growing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57787983-68/coverage-gallup-insurance-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57787983-68/coverage-gallup-insurance-health.html.csp">Survey confirms health insurance coverage growing</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T19:49:01.556-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 07:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A growing share of Americans got health insurance as sign-up season for President Barack Obama’s health care law came to a close last month, a major survey released Monday has found. The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index provides independent validation for White House claims that the law is expanding access, particularly for working people with no coverage on the job. But the improvement, while substantial, doesn’t appear as large as some of the numbers claimed by the law’s suppor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577879832014-04-07T19:49:01.556-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T19:49:01.556-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57787983@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:49:01 MDT Utahns really, really trust their state government http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57776431-226/trust-state-utahns-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57776431-226/trust-state-utahns-government.html.csp">Utahns really, really trust their state government</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T19:09:18.795-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 07:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utahns trust their state government more than the residents of almost any other state. In a recent Gallup poll, Utah ranked third for having the highest trust in the state government, behind only much-less-populous North Dakota and Wyoming. The poll found that 75 percent of Utahns have either a “great deal” or “fair amount” of trust. By contrast, 62 percent of Americans nationwide trust their state governments. Gallup analyzed the data and found that trust in state governments tends to be high...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57776431@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:09:18 MDT Flavelle: Why Republicans are blind to climate change http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57701178-82/republicans-climate-percent-democrats.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57701178-82/republicans-climate-percent-democrats.html.csp">Flavelle: Why Republicans are blind to climate change</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Flavelle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T10:16:49.866-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 10:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">By Christopher Flavelle Bloomberg View The American Association for the Advancement of Science is trying to awaken more Americans to the dangers of climate change, with a report Tuesday that focuses on a clear and accessible explanation of the evidence. It’s a commendable and necessary effort, but what if the problem goes deeper than language? The available polling data suggests Americans’ views on climate change increasingly have more to do with politics than science. As I wrote in December, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57701178@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:16:49 MDT Survey: Uninsured rate drops; health law cited http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57659625-68/health-uninsured-care-gallup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57659625-68/health-uninsured-care-gallup.html.csp">Survey: Uninsured rate drops; health law cited</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T11:34:32.55-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 11:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The share of Americans without health insurance is dropping to the lowest levels since President Barack Obama took office, but sign-ups under his health care law lag among Hispanics — a big pool of potential beneficiaries. With just three weeks left to enroll on the new insurance exchanges, the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, finds that 15.9 percent of U.S. adults are uninsured thus far in 2014, down from 17.1 percent for the last three months — or calendar quarter— of 2013. Rel...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576596252014-03-10T11:34:32.55-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-10T11:34:32.55-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57659625@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:34:32 MDT After Utah, which states are the most Mormon? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/57602439-180/percent-state-gallup-states.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/57602439-180/percent-state-gallup-states.html.csp">After Utah, which states are the most Mormon?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-26T13:14:09.301-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 01:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">OK, so Utah is the most Mormon state — by a long shot — but which U.S. state ranks second or third or fourth or fifth? Answers: Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada and Montana, in that order. So says a new Gallup daily tracking survey conducted in 2013. The poll shows 60 percent of Utahns identify themselves as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, followed by its northern neighbor, Idaho, at 24 percent. The rest of the top Mormon states fail to break into double-digit percentages with ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57602439@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:14:09 MDT