Monthly Archive:: February 2011

Year-Round Public Market Closer to Having Location

Getting fresh fruits and vegetables in a year-round downtown Salt Lake City market is one step closer to reality. Monday, members of

Proposed Spending Cap Amendment Moves to House Floor

A proposed constitutional amendment to cap state spending narrowly cleared a House Committee yesterday. The measure, sponsored by Republican Representative Carl Wimmer,

Rally Backs DeChristopher on First Day of Trial

Some call it civil disobedience, others call it breaking the law. This week, a jury will finally decide the fate of Tim

Push for Public Discussion on Nondiscrimination Bill Fails

In a final push to get a public hearing for his anti-discrimination bill this year, Democratic Senator Ben McAdams made a plea

DeChristopher: I’m As Prepared as I Can Be for Prison

It’s been more than two years since his act of civil disobedience, but environmental activist Tim DeChristopher’s federal trial finally begins today.

Q Debuts Tonight on KCPW

A new program that debuts tonight on KCPW is a fusion of high art, pop culture, politics, entertainment, and more. Q debuted

Anti-discrimination Bill Likely Not Heard This Session

A bill that would protect gay and transgender Utahns from discrimination in employment and housing statewide will likely have to wait another

Ray Vows to Fight On After Nicotine Candy Ban is Rejected

A statewide ban on flavored nicotine candy failed in House Business and Labor Committee on Friday. Representative Paul Ray's bill would have

State Offices Could Re-Open on Fridays

A state lawmaker’s bid to eliminate Utah’s four-day workweek gained bipartisan support Friday. Representative Mike Noel says his constituents are frustrated

Teachers Worried by Proposed Layoff Changes

The Senate Education Committee approved a bill this morning that makes it easier to fire under-performing teachers. It requires school boards to