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Gov. Gary Herbert discusses 2016 Utah legislative session

Posted at 10:17 PM, Mar 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-11 05:55:03-05

SALT LAKE CITY -- As the 2016 session of the Utah Legislature wound down, Gov. Gary Herbert sat down with FOX 13 News' Ben Winslow to discuss the bills that were up for debate this time around.

The governor spoke about bills on medical marijuana, saying he doesn't think the issue is going to go away despite both bills failing to pass this year.

When asked if he planned to veto any of the bills passed this year, Herbert said they were still reviewing the legislation and had not made any veto decisions as of yet. He said they work to avoid veto situations by collaborating with lawmakers throughout the session.

Herbert also addressed health care in Utah, saying a measure passed this year shows progress even if it didn't do as much as he had hoped.

"Getting something is better than nothing, and, although I think it's not as much as we could have done, I think it's a starting place for us," he said.

See the video above for Herbert's full interview with FOX 13 News' Ben Winslow.