Monthly Archive:: June 2012

Utah Approved for No Child Left Behind Waiver

The controversial No Child Left Behind law is no longer the law of the land in Utah. Friday the U.S. Department of

CityViews 7/2/12: Convention Center Hotel/Stolen Valor

Segment 1: Would a 1,000-room hotel on the Salt Palace site give Salt Lake City a better edge when it comes to

Politics Up Close: Health Reform Reaction, Congressional Candidate Jay Seegmiller

Democratic Congressional candidate Jay Seegmiller served one term in the Utah House of Representatives after defeating the House Speaker back in 2008,

Governor Addresses Fireworks Restrictions

Utah Governor Gary Herbert says the state has done everything it can to ban fireworks in the most dangerous places. Now, he

Advocates Celebrate Health Reform Law Ruling

Doctors, small business owners and health care advocates met at the capitol this morning to celebrate what they call a huge victory

The Post-Primary Path Ahead for Hatch

With the Republican primary election behind him and an overwhelming victory, longtime Utah Senator Orrin Hatch has survived a challenge from his

Herbert on Court Ruling: Repeal ObamaCare, Repeal Obama

Utah Governor Gary Herbert says the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act still must be repealed, following today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling

Foothills, Canyons Commission Holds First Meeting

Wednesday marked the first meeting of a 15-member commission tasked with revising Salt Lake County’s Foothills, Canyons Overlay Zone or FCOZ, an

Utah’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Facilities Go Smoke Free

(KCPW News) Beginning next week, new smoking bans will take effect across the state. More than 150 publicly-funded substance abuse and mental

CityViews 6/28/12: Health Care Ruling/”Death and Transfiguration”

  Segment 1: Can the federal government require people to buy health insurance? Is expanding Medicaid coverage for more low-income families fair