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Last Updated Mar 25, 2017 10:36AM

Proposed Medicaid cuts will be devastating to Utah’s children. I called my congressman and senators recently — as a mother who cares deeply for all children. I first asked them to listen to my specifi...

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  • Letter: Religion has a role in healing
    Today, America and Utah suffer from pandemics in chronic disease with no real relief in sight. One great solution to the problem has little to do with...
    Updated Mar 25 2017 10:36 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Homeless shelter process is moving too fast
    I decided to send the copy of my email message to Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, hours before the “huge” public comment session at the Capitol. O...
    Updated Mar 25 2017 10:36 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: We are all abnormal in some fashion
    I don’t get it. I just read that SB196 was signed by the governor, so there is no longer a ban on “advocacy of homosexuality” or “no-promo homo.” Does...
    Updated Mar 25 2017 10:36 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Washington knew the value of free speech
    As most of us, I revere the Founding Fathers of this nation. Recently, I ran across this quotation from George Washington: “If men are to be precluded...
    Updated Mar 25 2017 10:33 am   |     |   Share


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  • Letter: Without the ACA I’ll be crippled and unemployed
    The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reported that under Trumpcare, 14 million people will lose their health care next year and 24 million by 2...
    Updated Mar 24 2017 05:42 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Gorsuch is less moderate than Scalia
    My response to “Live: Gorsuch said he’s made no promises for future rulings”: Neil Gorsuch stated that no one had asked him for any commitments yet h...
    Updated Mar 24 2017 05:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Sen. Hatch’s hollow rhetoric
    Sen. Orrin Hatch wants a speedy, fair confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch (“Gorsuch is qualified, and politics shouldn’t stop ...
    Updated Mar 24 2017 05:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Auto safety inspections are obsolete
    In response to the opinion of Arthur Sandack (“Safety’s not their concern,” March 20): I don’t believe annual safety inspections are needed any longer...
    Updated Mar 24 2017 05:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: It is everyone’s duty to help and encourage the president
    My grandmother (who was born in 1895 and died in 1982) once wrote the following: “When I was small I liked to sit on my father’s lap and listen as he...
    Updated Mar 24 2017 05:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Keep track, then vote
    I am reminded — as I read the discontent about the laws passed by the Legislature this last session — that voters should be reminded to remember who a...
    Updated Mar 24 2017 05:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: The humanities guide our growth
    How do we measure transformation? How can we quantify human connection? How should we assess critical thinking in a complex world? Ultimately, in what...
    Updated Mar 24 2017 02:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Open our hearts to those who feel left out
    I understand the president’s budget is only a start and the Congress and Senate will offer compromises and changes. I do understand the process. But w...
    Updated Mar 24 2017 02:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • Letter: With no thought for the future
    In response to Ken Miller’s letter (“Boycott the companies,” March 17): As an alternative, all of Utah should logically punish the Utah government act...
    Updated Mar 24 2017 02:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Coverage without borders
    There is much debate on the GOP’s plan of removing state lines to allow Americans access to insurance companies throughout the U.S. The idea is that t...
    Updated Mar 24 2017 02:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • Letter: A matter of percentages
    Gov. Gary Herbert and the Republican brethren in the Legislature are fond these days of characterizing the proposed ballot initiative to raise the sta...
    Updated Mar 24 2017 02:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Budget is not balanced when you owe $1 billion
    I read the other day that the Legislature finally ended and came up with another mandated “balanced budget.” In the past, I believed them when they sa...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 06:06 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Constitution says we’re supposed to promote the general welfare
    The new health care plan that would deprive 24 million people of health insurance is proof that Republicans are profoundly lacking in empathy for the ...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 06:06 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Why does the city scorn its golf courses?
    What’s up with the adversarial relationship Salt Lake City government has with the golf courses it owns? Rather than appreciate their aesthetic and re...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 06:06 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Who is the paid political operative here?
    The Tribune recently published an interesting article about a dust-up between Americans for Prosperity (AFP), the political arm of Koch Industries, an...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 06:06 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Behold the amazing stew of America
    My husband and I just returned from having a tasty, traditional Irish dinner in honor of St. Paddy’s day. (St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, w...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 06:06 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Let’s be like Europe, then
    Those favoring lowering the blood alcohol content (BAC) to 0.05 say that is the norm in Europe. Having lived and worked throughout Europe, I would lik...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 06:03 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: You paid for Social Security and Medicare
    Money’s always there, the pockets change. Before Obamacare, a university student marched in cussing it and socialized medicine. I said, “We have socia...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 05:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Garfield County should stop living in the past
    I attended the public hearing in Panguitch on March 13 at which the Garfield County Commission approved a resolution to shrink the boundaries of Grand...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 05:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: The root cause of high health care costs is corporate greed
    Mark Benson (“Address the root cause,” March 14) is right that neither the ACA nor the proposed American Health Care Act is addressing rising costs in...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 05:00 am   |     |   Share