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Utah Rep. Ben McAdams: What I learned from contracting COVID-19

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I’m one of thousands of Americans who contracted the coronavirus. I also became a patient in a Utah hospital’s special COVID-19 unit. I’ve learned how the virus can suddenly turn your life from active and normal, to struggling to breathe. In the early morning hours of March 14, I voted for legislation to provide help for individuals, states and businesses in Utah battling the coronavirus epidemic.... Read more »

Leaders hope Intermountain Healthcare can be a model for the country

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MURRAY — Rep. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, hopes Washington can learn from Intermountain Healthcare's model to provide accessible, value-based health care at an affordable cost to patients. "Nothing's more important for me than finding innovative solutions that help Utah families with their health care costs," he said. At a news conference inside an operating room at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray... Read more »

Utah’s McAdams, Curtis vote against boosting nation’s debt limit; Romney, Lee plan to do so, too

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Utah’s House members split Thursday on a measure that would raise the nation’s credit ceiling as the state’s senators vowed to oppose adding more debt. The deal, struck among the White House, Senate Republican leaders and House Democrats to boost federal spending limits, passed the House 284-149 and is likely to be voted on in the Senate next week ahead of a six-week congressional recess. Most Dem... Read more »