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Utah legislative session ending after beer, Medicaid deals

Utah legislative session ending after beer, Medicaid deals

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers were set Thursday to end their annual legislative session after scaling back a voter-approved Medicaid expansion, passing a long-awaited update to the state’s hate crimes law and reaching a deal to increase the alcohol level in beer. Measures on other hot-button issues failed […]

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Push to allow more alcohol in Utah beer hits stumbling block

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A push to raise alcohol level for Utah beer in line with most of the U.S. is hitting a stumbling block. A panel of lawmakers gutted the bill on Wednesday, replacing it with a plan to study the issue instead. Republican sponsor Sen. Jerry Stevenson […]

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Mormon church opposes plan to increase alcohol in Utah beer

Mormon church opposes plan to increase alcohol in Utah beer

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church has come out against a proposal to allow more alcohol in Utah beer, a position that could hurt the state’s chances of joining most of the country in shedding low alcohol limits. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opposes the […]

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