Hatch On CMS Decision to Scale Back Proposed Medicare Advantage Cuts

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, today issued the following statement after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) announced its decision to pare back previously proposed cuts to the market-driven Medicare Advantage … Read More

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Tweeting LDS General Conference was a lot of fun, and healthier than Facebooking

I tweeted 10 hours of LDS General Conference last weekend. I’m not claiming to be a pioneer in Twitter, but I have always tended to Facebook events such as this. But I see the appeal in Twitter. It’s a media … Read More

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Cordova boxes tonight in San Diego, Nava to box in May

Tonight in San Diego, Clearfield welterweight Eddie Cordova (shown at left scoring a decision over Chris Asher) fights David Barragan in San Diego. We wish Eddie the best tonight. On May 15, Logan middleweight Christian Nava will be in Brooklyn, … Read More

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Congressmen Bishop & DeFazio Issue Joint Statement About Improvements to Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA)

WASHINGTON— Today the House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee held a hearing to consider legislation, including the discussion draft for the re-authorization of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA), which expires next year. Subcommittee Chairman Rob … Read More

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HATCH ON SUPREME COURT DECISION ON CAMPAIGN FINANCE LIMITS

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), a current member and former Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today praised the Supreme Court’s decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, which found that limits on the total amount of money donors can … Read More

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Lee Files Amendments to Create Jobs, Make Higher-Ed More Accessible, and Improve Work-Life Balance

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Mike Lee filed three amendments to a Senate bill being considered this week that would extend the time people have to collect unemployment insurance beyond six months.  The amendments continue Senator Lee’s push to enact solutions … Read More

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Hatch Calls for Return to Bipartisan, Bicameral Talks to Advance Bill to Permanently Fix Broken SGR Formula

WASHINGTON – In a speech on the Senate floor today, Finance Committee Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) urged his colleagues to support legislation (H.R. 4302) to extend the “doc fix” for one year and further called on Congress to return … Read More

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Will Ordain Women have an impact with most Mormon women?

LDS General Conference starts this weekend and the one question is whether Ordain Women will engage in social activism and gather to request admittance into the church’s all-male priesthood conference session. The answer to that is yes. The second question … Read More

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Locals Martinez, Powers and Rodriguez included on Bellator card

The big news is a Bellator card tonight in West Valley City. Local fighters on the card are Rad Martinez, who fights Edison Berto, Sean Powers, who fights Bubba Jenkins, and Jose Rodriguez, who fights Eric Wahlen. Martinez is making … Read More

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HATCH STATEMENT ON SENATE UKRAINE LEGISLATION

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) issued the following statement today after voting for legislation that will provide needed aid for Ukraine: “With Russia holding more than 100,000 military forces around Ukraine and thousands more stationed in Crimea, it’s … Read More

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