Monthly Archive:: January 2011
It would be a crime to leave a child under nine years old unattended in a hot car, under a bill that
A bill that would have allowed school districts to sell advertisement space on school buses was voted down this morning in the
A Hollywood actor has collaborated with local entrepreneurs to revive a nearly 80 year-old-bar in downtown Salt Lake City. Bar-X officially re-opened
A legislative proposal to make it easier to carry a concealed weapon in Utah is attracting both friends and foes. Republican Representative
Governor Gary Herbert is indicating he doesn’t like two proposed constitutional amendments to change how Utah’s public schools are managed.
While higher education funding in Utah may get cut during the legislative session, the Utah House of Representatives voted this morning to
Wendell Potter used to be a top executive at a major health insurance corporation, CIGNA. Now, he’s trying to get the word
Governor Gary Herbert is making a new push to bring a nuclear power plant to the state. Is that a good idea?
Utah is in the national spotlight for a proposal to make the Browning M1911 handgun the official state firearm. But that’s not
Newly elected Utah Senator Mike Lee is joining Utah’s Senior Senator, Orrin Hatch, on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Hatch himself made the
The Jordan School District is hiring a new superintendent, and some school board members, along with some Utah lawmakers, want anyonewho
Utah lawmakers on the Public Education Appropriations Committee have sent a message to the State Board of Education: tell us where your
A constitutional amendment that would have made it much harder to raise taxes in Utah failed in the legislature’s House Revenue and
Republican State Representative Carl Wimmer's bill to designate the Browning M1911 as the state firearm has gotten noticed by news outlets around
As the Utah Legislature prepares to debate immigration, Governor Gary Herbert is warning that any immigration bills that are passed had better
Who should be steering Utah's public education system? One proposed amendment to the state constitution would have the legislature take the reigns,
Utah Governor Gary Herbert delivered his first State of the State Address as an elected Governor last night at the Capitol in
Responding to Governor Gary Herbert’s State of the State Address last night, Utah House Minority Leader David Litvack pledged Democrats will fight
Utah lawmakers honored three fallen police officers today who were killed in the line of duty.
Utah has an official state vegetable, state rock and state cooking pot. And now, it’s one step closer to having a state
Residents from two Cedar Hills voting districts intend to file a lawsuit against the Utah Republican Party, the Utah County Republican Party,
In his State of the Union address last night, President Barack Obama touched on several themes that should appeal to a conservative
A Utah House Republican wants to cut down on Medicaid costs by giving health care providers an incentive to send patients to
Utah is getting closer to controlling the sale and use of spice. Two spice-regulating bills earned unanimous recommendations in legislative committees yesterday
Social service advocates gathered at the Utah Capitol’s dumpster Tuesday, hoping to send the message to lawmakers that there are no disposable
Democratic Utah lawmakers say education is their top concern during this year’s session, and that means more funding. But as KCPW’s Jessica
While the national consumer confidence index hits an eight-month high, a new survey suggests Utah consumers are even more positive about the
A bill that would designate a Browning handgun as the state firearm received a favorable recommendation from a House committee yesterday.
Delivering the annual State of the Judiciary Address to Utah lawmakers, Chief Justice of the Utah Supreme Court Christine Durham said any
A bill aimed at making sure parents are notified when their children are struggling with reading passed a Senate Committee Monday afternoon