Monthly Archive:: January 2011

Requirements for School Superintendents May Change

The Jordan School District is hiring a new superintendent, and some school board members, along with some Utah lawmakers, want anyonewho

Lawmakers Want Cooperation on Potential Education Cuts

Utah lawmakers on the Public Education Appropriations Committee have sent a message to the State Board of Education: tell us where your

Plan to Make Tax Hikes More Difficult Fails

A constitutional amendment that would have made it much harder to raise taxes in Utah failed in the legislature’s House Revenue and

State Firearm Proposal Gains International Attention

Republican State Representative Carl Wimmer's bill to designate the Browning M1911 as the state firearm has gotten noticed by news outlets around

Herbert: Immigration Bill Can’t be Unfunded Mandate

As the Utah Legislature prepares to debate immigration, Governor Gary Herbert is warning that any immigration bills that are passed had better

Proposed Amendments Would Change School Control

Who should be steering Utah's public education system? One proposed amendment to the state constitution would have the legislature take the reigns,

Employment, States Rights Highlight Herbert’s State of the State Address

Utah Governor Gary Herbert delivered his first State of the State Address as an elected Governor last night at the Capitol in

Democrats Say They Will Fight Education Cuts, States Rights Bills

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 Honor Fallen Officers

Utah lawmakers honored three fallen police officers today who were killed in the line of duty.

State Gun Bill One Step Closer to Passing Legislature

Utah has an official state vegetable, state rock and state cooking pot. And now, it’s one step closer to having a state