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.
Senator and practicing family doctor Brian Zehnder talks Medicaid expansion making it possible for 65,000 people to get access to affordablehealthcare. Learn how HB 12 would affect birth control coverage in Utah.
Over 300 million dollars sits unclaimed at the Utah State Treasurery department. Learn how you can check if you are entitled to unclaimed money as Sen. Lyle Hillyard explains HB 175 an updated unclaimed property law.
A bill that would eliminate non-compete agreements in industries such as broadcasting is discussed. Employers will be prohibited from building non-compete clauses into their Utah workers contacts. Learn more about HB 241 with Rep. Mike Schultz.
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.
Many people in the U.S. overlook the needs of Asian American and Pacific Islander students, mistakenly assuming that they are financially well-off and high-achieving academically. For many in this population, the reality is quite different. Neil Horikoshi, President and Executive Director of the Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund discusses some of the barriers that limit college access for many AAPI students.
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Interview recorded on April 11, 2017. Hosted by Robert Traynham.
The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation seeks to create positive change for youths in under-served communities, focusing on youth development and mentorship. To learn more, visit the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation on the web at www.theMalcolmJenkinsFoundation.org
The National Mall is America's front yard. Caroline Cunningham of the Trust for the National Mall discusses ongoing efforts to restore and preserve this national treasure. Visit the Trust for the National Mall on the web at www.NationalMall.org