GOVERNOR - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GOVERNOR News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Brown pursues lasting policy legacy in California http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58536104-68/brown-california-governor-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58536104-68/brown-california-governor-state.html.csp">Brown pursues lasting policy legacy in California</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIET WILLIAMS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-18T22:09:21.03-06:00">Updated Oct 18, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sacramento, Calif. • Jerry Brown is on the verge of doing what no one has ever done in California and what no one may ever do again: get elected to a fourth term as governor. After sidelining opponents and steadying the state’s finances, the quirky 76-year-old Democrat is looking to put his stamp on the state’s water and transportation infrastructure and playing statesman on global climate change, recently addressing a UN Climate Change conference. Brown’s relative success at wresting control o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585361042014-10-18T22:09:21.03-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-18T22:09:21.03-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58536104@www.sltrib.com Sat, 18 Oct 2014 22:09:21 MDT Carlson: Florida’s two least-wanted vie to be governor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58503766-82/crist-scott-florida-governor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58503766-82/crist-scott-florida-governor.html.csp">Carlson: Florida’s two least-wanted vie to be governor</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Margaret Carlson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-09T07:26:16.565-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 07:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Florida used to be known for oranges. Now it’s known for political theater, mostly of the tragic sort. In 2000, we spent weeks watching election officials hold up punch-card chad and butterfly ballots to determine who won the White House. Before that, we lived through the 24-hour coverage of Elian Gonzalez, the unaccompanied minor from Cuba who washed up on the shores of a swing state and became a political football. In 2008, presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani, like so many New Yorkers before ...</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> 58503766@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:26:16 MDT Will: Chris Christie thinks about running http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58497704-82/christie-percent-presidential-republican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58497704-82/christie-percent-presidential-republican.html.csp">Will: Chris Christie thinks about running</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. Will</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-09T01:01:03.182-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NEWARK, N.J. • Gov. Chris Christie could be forgiven if he had chips on both shoulders as big as those shoulders. This year, the first of his second term, has been overshadowed by often partisan investigations, more protracted than productive, of the involvement of several of his former aides — he fired them — in the closing of some access lanes to the George Washington Bridge. Nevertheless, Christie today radiates serenity. His critics, including many Hillary Clinton enthusiasts, hoped th...</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> 58497704@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 01:01:03 MDT Editorial: True healing means Utah must respect same-sex couples http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58494031-82/sex-state-marriage-governor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58494031-82/sex-state-marriage-governor.html.csp">Editorial: True healing means Utah must respect same-sex couples</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-07T11:06:35.687-06:00">Updated Oct 7, 2014 11:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">To his credit, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert was unequivocal Monday that same-sex marriage is now the law of the land, and he made a sincere request for Utahns on both sides of this contentious issue to treat each other with respect. We wholeheartedly agree. But the governor also made clear he was disappointed that his state could not continue to deny the due-process rights of its citizens. Governor, that is not respect. If the governor really wants to move on, he needs to stop defending his claim t...</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> 58494031@www.sltrib.com Tue, 07 Oct 2014 11:06:35 MDT Guv’s Common Core committee says it wants to stay out of the politics http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58492751-78/committee-common-core-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58492751-78/committee-common-core-utah.html.csp">Guv’s Common Core committee says it wants to stay out of the politics</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By benjamin wood</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-06T18:41:03.981-06:00">Updated Oct 6, 2014 06:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A state committee charged with reviewing Utah’s adoption of the Common Core doesn’t want to get caught up in the politics of the controversial curriculum. Instead, education experts appointed by Gov. Gary Herbert hope to complete a nonpartisan, objective analysis by December. Leaders of the group urged them to tamp down personal ideologies and pre-conceived notions at their first meeting Monday. “It’s an educational assessment,” committee co-chairman Richard Kendall said. “We’re not going to d...</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> 58492751@www.sltrib.com Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18:41:03 MDT Letter: Vote no on Utah amendments http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58468969-82/amendments-tax-state-vote.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58468969-82/amendments-tax-state-vote.html.csp">Letter: Vote no on Utah amendments</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T18:22:01.783-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 06:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Election time is quickly coming. Are you aware that there are three Utah constitutional amendments? Other important issues, besides elected officials, include retention of ZAP sales tax and retention of judges. Is the ZAP tax being properly expended, and do these judges belong on the bench? The three constitutional amendments, while they seem simple, could have longterm, negative consequences. The three amendments, in simple terms, want to change the makeup of the state tax commission by elimi...</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> 58468969@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:22:01 MDT Trib Talk: The local politics of the Healthy Utah plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58442745-231/tribtalk-utah-sltrib-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58442745-231/tribtalk-utah-sltrib-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: The local politics of the Healthy Utah plan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T12:40:17.716-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 12:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For months, Gov. Gary Herbert has been negotiating with the Obama administration to create a unique alternative to expanding Medicaid. Now that the Healthy Utah plan is close to having federal approval, the focus shifts to Utah legislators. Will lawmakers go along with the governor’s health care solution for the poor? On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Rep. Robert Spendlove, (R-Sandy), Rep. Edward Redd (R-Logan) and others join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the politics and negotiations surround...</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> 58442745@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:40:17 MDT Utah’s governor now must win over the GOP Legislature on health plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58435662-90/utah-medicaid-governor-herbert.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58435662-90/utah-medicaid-governor-herbert.html.csp">Utah’s governor now must win over the GOP Legislature on health plan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T12:19:12.951-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 12:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Months of negotiations with those in the Obama administration, his ideological opponents, are coming to a close for Gov. Gary Herbert. Now the tough work begins. Utah’s Republican governor must try to persuade wary lawmakers from his own party to approve his Healthy Utah plan, an alternative to Medicaid expansion that Herbert has been negotiating with the Department of Health and Human Services. Quiet for months as they watched to see if Herbert would succeed in Washington, opponents are publis...</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> 58435662@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:19:12 MDT Wisconsin governor fires consultant for copying jobs plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58432675-68/burke-plan-jobs-wisconsin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58432675-68/burke-plan-jobs-wisconsin.html.csp">Wisconsin governor fires consultant for copying jobs plan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT BAUER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T09:34:01.469-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 09:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madison, Wis. • Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor Mary Burke said Friday she had severed ties with a consultant she blames for copying several sections of her jobs plan from platforms of other Democrats. Burke has built her campaign around her jobs plan, which she is offering as an alternative to Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s approach. One of her key arguments is Walker doesn’t deserve re-election because he has failed to live up to his promise to create 250,000 private-sector jobs an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584326752014-09-19T09:34:01.469-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T09:34:01.469-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432675@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:34:01 MDT Minnesota Governor: Vikings’ Peterson should be suspended http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420289-77/peterson-minnesota-vikings-child.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420289-77/peterson-minnesota-vikings-child.html.csp">Minnesota Governor: Vikings’ Peterson should be suspended</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:15:53.324-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Paul, Minn. • Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should have remained suspended until an accusation of child abuse was resolved in the Texas legal system. Peterson is accused of using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. He has said he was sorry for hurting the child but did not intend to and is not a child abuser. The governor said in a statement to The Associated Press that Peterson is innocent until proven guilty. But Dayton also called Peterson’s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584202892014-09-17T16:15:53.324-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T16:15:53.324-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420289@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:53 MDT After meeting, Herbert may appear more on Fox News http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58407854-68/herbert-utah-fox-news.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58407854-68/herbert-utah-fox-news.html.csp">After meeting, Herbert may appear more on Fox News</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHELLE L. PRICE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T20:15:10.269-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 08:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert met with Fox News Channel executives in New York City on Thursday as he looks to join the ranks of Republican colleagues like Chris Christie of New Jersey and Scott Walker of Wisconsin whose regular network appearances increase their national exposure and connect them with more supporters. While Christie and Walker are considered possible 2016 presidential candidates, Herbert’s spokesman said the governor’s motivation is to promote Utah, not to prepare a run for higher office....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584078542014-09-12T20:15:10.269-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T20:15:10.269-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58407854@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:15:10 MDT Utah Gov. Gary Herbert meets with Fox News, may appear more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58407522-90/herbert-utah-news-fox.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58407522-90/herbert-utah-news-fox.html.csp">Utah Gov. Gary Herbert meets with Fox News, may appear more</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHELLE L. PRICE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T16:10:54.512-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 04:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City • Gov. Gary Herbert met with Fox News Channel executives in New York City on Thursday as he looks to join the ranks of Republican colleagues like Chris Christie of New Jersey and Scott Walker of Wisconsin whose regular network appearances increase their national exposure and connect them with more supporters. While Christie and Walker are considered possible 2016 presidential candidates, Herbert’s spokesman said the governor’s motivation is to promote Utah, not to prepare a run fo...</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> 58407522@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:10:54 MDT First German governor from ex-communist party? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58406308-68/party-communist-democrats-social.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58406308-68/party-communist-democrats-social.html.csp">First German governor from ex-communist party?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GEIR MOULSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T09:08:02.504-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 09:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • A quarter-century after the Berlin Wall crumbled, an election this weekend may show whether Germany is ready for its first state governor from the party descended from East Germany’s communist rulers. The opposition Left Party hopes to end the 24-year grip of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives on the governor’s office in eastern Thuringia state Sunday. While his party emerged from the old communist guard, Left Party candidate Bodo Ramelow is anything but a throwback to Soviet time...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584063082014-09-12T09:08:02.504-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T09:08:02.504-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58406308@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:08:02 MDT Editorial: Healthy Utah may get off the ground http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398938-82/health-utah-herbert-care.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398938-82/health-utah-herbert-care.html.csp">Editorial: Healthy Utah may get off the ground</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T17:29:01.626-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gary Herbert has found himself in a tough spot. Not as tough as the spot that thousands of Utah residents without health insurance find themselves in every day, but tough enough. Every decent bone in the governor’s body has to know how utterly heartless it would be for the state to just walk away from the expansion of Medicaid health care coverage as offered by President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. Not only would the expanded coverage prevent suffering, save lives and otherwise do invaluable g...</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> 58398938@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:29:01 MDT Utah Gov. Gary Herbert: We have a ‘conceptual’ deal on Medicaid http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58395005-78/utah-medicaid-health-governor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58395005-78/utah-medicaid-health-governor.html.csp">Utah Gov. Gary Herbert: We have a ‘conceptual’ deal on Medicaid</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen Moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T15:48:02.076-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 03:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Obama administration has agreed in concept to Utah’s novel alternative to expanding Medicaid, including the notion that able-bodied people who get insurance subsidies should accept the state’s help with finding work, Gov. Gary Herbert said late Tuesday. The governor said after a meeting with Sylvia Burwell, secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, that a final agreement is two or three weeks away. HHS did not agree that insurance subsidies would be contingent on recipients ...</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> 58395005@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:48:02 MDT Lawmakers poised to review $1.3B Tesla package http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58395198-79/tesla-nevada-governor-lawmakers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58395198-79/tesla-nevada-governor-lawmakers.html.csp">Lawmakers poised to review $1.3B Tesla package</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT SONNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T19:04:02.369-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 07:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno • Gov. Brian Sandoval was poised to call state lawmakers into a special session Wednesday to consider an extraordinary package of tax breaks and incentives worth up to $1.3 billion to seal a deal with Tesla Motors Inc. to build a $5 billion factory in Nevada to make batteries for electric cars. Sandoval told legislative leaders and others last week that the plant and its 6,500 workers would generate more than 20,000 construction and other related jobs and up to $100 billion for Nevada’s eco...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583951982014-09-09T19:04:02.369-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T19:04:02.369-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58395198@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:04:02 MDT Next for former Va. governor: sentencing, appeal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58381620-68/defense-former-governor-appeal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58381620-68/defense-former-governor-appeal.html.csp">Next for former Va. governor: sentencing, appeal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LARRY O’DELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T13:01:01.898-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 01:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Prosecutors and defense attorneys aren’t through fighting over the fate of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. Now that the verdicts are in — guilty on 11 public corruption counts for him, nine for her — attention turns to their Jan. 6 sentencing and subsequent appeal. A multitude of issues will come into play that will determine how much prison time the McDonnells receive and whether the convictions will stand, legal experts said Friday, the day after the e...</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> 58381620@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 13:01:01 MDT Letter: Herbert not failing on Medicaid http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378050-82/herbert-health-plan-requirement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378050-82/herbert-health-plan-requirement.html.csp">Letter: Herbert not failing on Medicaid</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T16:54:34.673-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 04:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Tribune editorial of August 31 (“Herbert should give up on work requirement ... ”) begs for a second opinion. Pennsylvania’s recently passed Medicaid expansion plan is encouraging. But the Obama administration’s denial of Pennsylvania’s desired work requirement, based on its apparent illegality and the fed’s desire to make health care accessible to every American, puts our Gov. Gary Herbert in a difficult spot. He is currently advocating for a work effort in his Healthy Utah plan if recipien...</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> 58378050@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:54:34 MDT Cillizza: Former Virginia governor makes the wrong kind of history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378309-82/mcdonnell-governor-wife-cillizza.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378309-82/mcdonnell-governor-wife-cillizza.html.csp">Cillizza: Former Virginia governor makes the wrong kind of history</a></h4>