The need to take time away from work to deal with family illness, personal illness or caring for a new child is the focus of discussion for Rep. Rebecca Edwards. Edwards discusses paid family and medial leave for workers as well as the rise of discrimination in the workplace claims sparked by the me to movement.
Sen. Curt Bramble discusses a law requiring doctors to access a database prior to prescribing addictive medications such as opioids. Bramble also touches on 5G technology and a revision of policy for the Ethics Commission.
Is helping someone commit suicide murder HB 86 makes assisted suicide a crimeprosecutedas a second degree felony in Utah. Rep. Mike Mckell discusses the bill that is a direct response to a case in which an 18 old was charged with murder, accused of encouraging a friend to kill herself. Election bill aimed a maintaining election integrity is also discussed.
Senator Gene Davis discusses his proposal to expand Medicaid, a federal-state program which provides healthcare coverage to low-income families in which the state runs and determines eligibility. The expansion could allow access to quality healthcare for Utah citizens who meet specified criteria. Davis also address resolving homelessness through affordable housing.