SUPPORT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SUPPORT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) ZAP tax earns plaudits at Salt Lake County hearing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421894-90/zap-county-tax-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421894-90/zap-county-tax-lake.html.csp">ZAP tax earns plaudits at Salt Lake County hearing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T07:39:18.12-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 07:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Steve Van Maren had only one question about Salt Lake County’s plan to hold a vote in November on extending the tax to support the zoo, arts and parks (ZAP) program. “Can we double it?” joked Van Maren, of Sandy — the only citizen who regularly attends Salt Lake County Council meetings — at a public hearing the council held Tuesday on the proposed 10-year extension of the ZAP tax. His unofficial motion was seconded by Juan Arce-Larreta, chairman of the Parley’s Rails, Trails and Tunnels Coaliti...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58421894@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:39:18 MDT Letter: Senate is Congress’ chokepoint http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420665-82/senate-bills-nothing-congress.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420665-82/senate-bills-nothing-congress.html.csp">Letter: Senate is Congress’ chokepoint</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T16:55:49.934-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 04:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Earl Rucker (“Do-nothing Congress still gets elected,” Sept. 10) is right. However, a finger pointed in the right direction is helpful when fully armed with plenty of information. The House has passed a bevy of bills that are sitting on Harry Reid’s desk in the Senate. In all, 356 bills made it through the House and are languishing in the Senate. And 98 percent of those bills were passed with bipartisan support. Two hundred of those bills were passed in the House with unanimous support from 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> 58420665@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:55:49 MDT Two polls, two different takes on Healthy Utah plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58416878-90/utah-medicaid-plan-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58416878-90/utah-medicaid-plan-percent.html.csp">Two polls, two different takes on Healthy Utah plan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T11:38:49.974-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 11:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A pair of public opinion surveys released Monday reached starkly different conclusions about how Utahns perceive Gov. Gary Herbert’s proposal to expand Medicaid using private health insurance plans. One poll, from UtahPolicy.com found two out of three Utahns support the governor’s plan. The other, from The Sutherland Institute, found more support for leaving the state’s Medicaid rolls alone. The issue, tied to President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, is expected to be a major political fi...</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> 58416878@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:38:49 MDT Waldman: Views on Islamic State don’t follow party lines http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420066-82/percent-republicans-democrats-action.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420066-82/percent-republicans-democrats-action.html.csp">Waldman: Views on Islamic State don’t follow party lines</a></h4>