Monthly Archive:: March 2011

Herbert, Lawmakers “Awarded” for HB477

A representative from the Society of Professional Journalists traveled to Utah yesterday to present an award of sorts to Governor Gary Herbert

A Different Buttars Could be Back at the Capitol

Former State Senator Chris Buttars is out, but another Buttars could be taking his place. His daughter Christie Buttars Giles has announced

Longtime Ambassador Visits Salt Lake

Ambassador Christopher Hill has represented the United States in many countries, most recently Iraq, where he served from 2009 to 2010 under

Ogden Nondiscrimination Ordinances Get Unanimous Support

Two Ogden city ordinances unanimously adopted by the city council last night protect the LGBT community from discrimination in employment or housing,

Utah Governor Signs Immigration Reform Bills, Says They Could be Model for Other States

Less than a week after the legislative session concluded, Governor Gary Herbert gathered with other Utah leaders at the capitol Tuesday as

Hanson Gives Jordan River Commission Direction

The commission tasked with improving the quality of the Jordan River and surrounding areas has a new Executive Director. As KCPW’s Whittney

U of U Holds Meeting Over Election Attacks, Vandalism

Student elections at the University of Utah have taken a nasty turn. Voting is underway, but the two parties along with the

GOP Lawmaker Wants Caucus Meetings Open

A Republican state lawmaker is pitching a bill that would require the House and Senate GOP to keep their caucus meetings open.

New Blood Vies for State Democratic Party Seat

With Utah Democratic Party Chairman Wayne Holland saying he may not run for re-election this year, other Democrats are planning to vie

Can Stakeholders Agree On GRAMA?

One state lawmaker who’s involved in reworking a controversial open-records law that limits access says parties on both sides of the issue