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Attorney general proposes changes to strengthen open records laws

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley proposed legislative changes Monday he said would help better enforce state records request and records retention laws. In December, Hawley announced his office would investigate potential violations of the state’s open records law after it was...


Government

Greitens’ proposed budget cuts higher education funding again

JEFFERSON CITY — Higher education is under the chopping block again after Gov. Eric Greitens released his budget plan for the 2019 fiscal year Monday, where he proposed an almost $98 million cut, or 10.8 percent. While the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will gain almost $55...


Government

Proposed bill would allow community colleges to offer four-year degrees

Community colleges across Missouri could offer four-year baccalaureate degrees in select programs instead of being limited to two-year associate degrees. A proposed bill would allow community colleges, through the Coordinating Board of Higher Education, to apply for baccalaureate degree programs if...


Business

Shutdown deal: Dems face angry base, GOP has hard choices

Budget Battle

NEW YORK (AP) — The first government shutdown of Donald Trump’s presidency spanned 69 hours. That was as long as Democrats could, or would, stand united against a Republican-backed temporary spending bill in pursuit of a plan to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation....


Business

Working Americans are using less health care, but spending more

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Americans who get health insurance through their jobs are not using more medical care than they were five years ago, but they are spending more due to soaring medical prices, according to a new report. Health spending for the more than 150 million people who receive...


State

Jazz-Hawks, Box

UTAH (90) Ingles 3-5 1-1 8, Favors 4-8 3-5 11, Gobert 2-6 2-3 6, Rubio 1-8 0-0 2, Mitchell 5-13 1-2 13, O’Neale 4-9 2-3 10, Jerebko 3-5 1-1 7, Udoh 0-0 1-2 1, Neto 4-8 3-4 11, Johnson 2-4 0-0 4, Burks 5-10 6-7 17. Totals 33-76 20-28 90. ATLANTA (104) Prince 6-11 3-3 17, Ilyasova 2-4 1-1 5, Plumlee...


State

Flying high: Caldwell, Bohonnon make it back to Olympics

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Aerials skier Ashley Caldwell has been named to her third U.S. Olympic team, where she’ll be joined by Olympic veteran Mac Bohonnon and world champion Jon Lillis. The U.S. freestyle team rounded out its roster Monday night. Already qualified for the 14-person team were Jaelin...


State

Salt Lake City says budget works out to host Olympics again

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City would be able to host the Winter Olympics again without losing money thanks to existing venues and the expertise of a team that put on the 2002 Winter Olympics in the city, an exploratory committee said Monday. The budget estimate unveiled at the committee’s...


Politics

As Gibson police probe continues, Utah DNR head remains supportive

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The DNR Executive Director said a $20-million flood-mitigation effort abutting property co-owned by Weber County Commissioner Kerry Gibson is rumored to be involved in a police investigation. He said he doesn’t believe any wrongdoing happened. 


Government

White House official: President Donald Trump signs bill funding government through Feb. 8,

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House official: President Donald Trump signs bill funding government through Feb. 8, ending 69-hour shutdown.


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