The 2019 legislative session starts Monday, January 28th at 10 a.m., and with hundreds of bills already on the table, it’s expected to be a hectic 45 days for lawmakers.
Jason Perry, the director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah, says Proposition 3, or Medicaid expansion, is going to require a lot of attention. While lawmakers want to respect the voice of the people, who voted to expand Medicaid in November 2018, Perry says funding has become a concern.
For more on what Perry had to say about the 2019 session, including the impressive amount of freshman lawmakers, watch his full Good Morning Utah segment above.
To learn more about the Hinckley Institute of Politics, click here.