HB 222: Reducing Double-Taxation of Social Security Benefits
Under this bill, certain retirees would be provided a non-refundable tax credit equal to 4.95% of the social security benefit.
SB 172: Greater Flexibility in Administering Medicaid
This bill instructs the Utah Department of Health to seek waivers designed to allow for more flexibility in how this welfare program is administered.
HB 276: Reducing Double-Taxation of Social Security Benefits
This bill reduces the tax burden on retirees relying on social security benefits.
Why Utah Should Abandon the Work Requirement Waivers for Food Stamps
In his 2016 State of the State address, Governor Herbert has emphasized, “our state economy has added 219,000 new jobs, with an unemployment rate dropping from 8 percent down to 3½ percent today.” According to the U.S. Dept. of...
SB 153: Encouraging Self Reliance As A Gateway Out Of Poverty
This bill passed the Senate 20-5 and passed the House 45-28. Libertas Institute supports this bill. People in poverty need more than a handout—they need a hand up. Moreover, the best way to fight poverty is as a community of...
Obamacare, where did our love go?
“[Medicaid expansion] you came into my heart So tenderly With a burning love That stings like a bee” -“Where Did Our Love Go,” The Supremes, 1964 The following is in response to a recent post...