Monthly Archive:: February 2011

Politics Up Close: UEA Weighs in on Legislative Session

During this session of the Utah legislature, there’s certainly a lot at stake for K-12 students. But there’s also a lot at

Politics Up Close: Legislature Intervenes in Yalecrest Preservation

The legislature is intervening in a debate about whether to make Salt Lake City’s Yalecrest neighborhood a historic district. It’s an issue

Politics Up Close: One-on-One with Governor Herbert

Today on Politics Up Close, we sat down with Utah Governor Gary Herbert at the State Capitol. The legislative session ends in

PAC Website Indicates Potential Huntsman Strategy

A political action committee associated with former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman has launched its new website. But you won’t find Huntsman’s name

Revamped Tuition Bill Stalls in House

The Utah House of Representatives revamped a bill Thursday that would repeal in-state tuition waivers for Utah college students who are in

Legislation Makes Drowsy Driving a Crime

Drowsy driving could soon be a crime in Utah, not just a bad idea. Representative Lee Perry, a Utah Highway Patrol lieutenant,

No Need for Concealed Permit Under GOP Bill

Concealed weapons permits would become optional, under a bill debated by Utah lawmakers this morning. Republican Representative Carl Wimmer's bill allows anyone

Dem. Legislator Says Govt. Not Playing Fair with Public Lands

One Democratic state lawmaker frustrated with federal land control is proposing a resolution challenging those policies. Representative Christine Watkins’ proposal received unanimous

Walmart Presents $1 Million Prize to Salt Lake City Nonprofits

Eight Salt Lake City based non-profits received $1 million dollars from Walmart today as part of the company’s Fighting Hunger Together campaign.

Bramble Discusses Comprehensive Immigration Bill

Immigration was the word at the State Capitol Wednesday as several legislators pitched what they believe could be a reasonable solution for