Monthly Archive:: January 2011

Cedar Hills Residents To File Suit Over Legislative Vacancy

Residents from two Cedar Hills voting districts intend to file a lawsuit against the Utah Republican Party, the Utah County Republican Party,

Matheson’s Take on State of the Union

In his State of the Union address last night, President Barack Obama touched on several themes that should appeal to a conservative

Care Provider Incentive Could Slash Medicaid Costs

A Utah House Republican wants to cut down on Medicaid costs by giving health care providers an incentive to send patients to

Spice Ban, Regulation Moves Forward in Committee

Utah is getting closer to controlling the sale and use of spice. Two spice-regulating bills earned unanimous recommendations in legislative committees yesterday

Advocates: No Utahns are Disposable

Social service advocates gathered at the Utah Capitol’s dumpster Tuesday, hoping to send the message to lawmakers that there are no disposable

Legislative Dems Stress Ed. Funding Amid Budget Cuts

Democratic Utah lawmakers say education is their top concern during this year’s session, and that means more funding. But as KCPW’s Jessica

Survey: Utahns More Optimistic on Economy Than National Average

While the national consumer confidence index hits an eight-month high, a new survey suggests Utah consumers are even more positive about the

Browning Pistol Clears First Hurdle in Race to Become State Handgun

A bill that would designate a Browning handgun as the state firearm received a favorable recommendation from a House committee yesterday.

Durham Says Cuts Will Halt Progress in the Courts

Delivering the annual State of the Judiciary Address to Utah lawmakers, Chief Justice of the Utah Supreme Court Christine Durham said any

Bill to Help Struggling Students Moves on to the Senate

A bill aimed at making sure parents are notified when their children are struggling with reading passed a Senate Committee Monday afternoon