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John Milliken on Homelessness, Artspace, and Reinvigorating Distressed Neighborhoods

Today on the show Jason speaks with local businessman John Milliken about his work with Artspace, the need for low-income housing, and

ABU Legislative Update: Concealed Carry, Instant Runoffs, Striking ‘No Promo Homo’

This Thursday’s Better Utah Legislative Update includes a look at efforts to lower the age at which a person can get a

ABU Legislative Update: Another Lands Resolution, Voting Amendments, Rape-Kit Testing

Tuesday and Thursday mornings during the 2017 Utah State Legislative Session, KCPW’s Roger McDonough speaks with Alliance for a Better Utah’s Chase

Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for February 19, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00 PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening Theme 2. Ahmad Jamal – Flight To Russia 3.

Downtown Rising Action Plan Updates: Residential and Tech Growth and More

Jesse Dean, Director or Urban Development for the Downtown Alliance joins Jason for a preview of the updated Downtown Rising Action Plan,

ABU Legislative Update: Appropriations to Public Lands Lobbyists, Judicial Diversity, Good Landlords

Chase Thomas from Alliance for a Better Utah joins KCPW’s Roger McDonough to talk about funding requests at the legislature related to

Coverage from the 2017 Utah State Legislature

The 2017 Utah State Legislative Session is underway and KCPW is covering what’s happening on the hill every weekday morning. Major topics

Natural History Museum of Utah Lecture Series Focuses on Food

KCPW is pleased to again be the media partner for this year’s Natural History Museum of Utah Lecture Series. This year, the

Outdoor Company Executives Deliver Public Lands Ultimatum to Utah Governor

(KCPW News) Executives with more than 30 outdoor recreation companies have signed a letter calling on Utah Governor Gary Herbert to defend

ABU Legislative Update: Ed Spending, End of Life Amendments, Pre-Marriage Counseling

As the 2017 Utah Legislative Session nears its halfway point, KCPW’s Roger McDonough speaks with Alliance for a Better Utah’s Chase Thomas

ABU Legislative Update: Elections Changes, Rape Kit Testing and Cleaner School Busses

Every Tuesday and Thursday morning KCPW’s Roger McDonough speaks with Chase Thomas, Policy and Advocacy Counsel with Alliance for a Better Utah

Spotlight on Alcohol Laws and Restaurants at the Legislature

Jason speaks today with Michele Corigliano, Executive Director of the Salt Lake Area Restaurant Association about alcohol regulations related to restaurants in

State Senator Taking to ‘Facebook Live’ to Connect with Constituents

(KCPW News) Social media is changing the way people consume news and information, the way journalists connect with the public, and the

ABU Legislative Update: Sex-Ed Bill Fails, Monument Resolution Gets Governor’s Signature

The third week of the Utah State Legislative Session is now underway. For a check of what lawmakers are working on, every

Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for February 5, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening Theme 2. Donald Byrd with Wayne Shorter & Herbie Hancock

Protestors and State Leaders Respond to Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees

(KCPW News) President Donald Trump’s executive order barring some immigrants and refugees from entering the United States moved Utahns to action over

Panel Explores Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration and refugees, the University of Utah College of Social Work organized

Arlyn Bradshaw on Salt Lake County Council Resolution Opposing Executive Order

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis speaks with Salt Lake County Council Member Arlyn Bradshaw about the action the council took

ABU Legislative Update: Electric Cars, Solar Panels, and the Commission on Federalism

A fourth of the way through the 2017 Utah State Legislative Session, KCPW’s Roger McDonough and Alliance for a Better Utah’s Chase

ABU Legislative Update: Monument Resolutions, Scaled Back Expectations on Medical Marijuana

It’s now the second week of the 2017 state legislative session. To get caught up on what’s happened since their last conversation,

Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for January 29, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening Theme 2. Mark Massey – January 29th, Ain’t It So

ABU Legislative Update: Commissions and Boards, Alcohol, State of the State

During the this year’s meeting of lawmakers, KCPW’s Roger McDonough will be joined regularly by Chase Thomas, Policy and Advocacy Counsel with

Measure to Eliminate Political Affiliation Requirement on Commissions and Boards Advances

(KCPW News) After occasionally contentious debate, the House Government and Operations Committee on Tuesday voted to forward a measure that eliminates a

Air Quality Again in Spotlight at 2017 Meeting of Lawmakers

(KCPW News) Several initiatives aimed at addressing air pollution have been unveiled at this year’s meeting of lawmakers. KCPW reporter Emily Means

ABU Legislative Update: Priorities for the 2017 Session

Monday marked the beginning of the 2017 Utah State Legislative Session. Throughout this year’s meeting of lawmakers KCPW’s Roger McDonough will be

Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for January 22, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts – Opening Theme 2. Count Basie Orchestra – Down For The

Daily Buzz from Sundance Returns as a Podcast

With the 2017 Sundance Film Festival upon us, KCPW is once again playing host to The Daily Buzz, a podcast featuring interviews

Special Live Inauguration Day Coverage from the BBC

Official proceedings start at 10am MST, followed by national and international reaction and analysis. Tune to KCPW at 88.3 or 105.5 FM

Salt Lake’s Sundance Festival Café

Today on the show, Jason speaks with Michael Mack from Visit Salt Lake about the Sundance Festival Café. During the Sundance Film

Encore Bistro at the Eccles Theater

Today on the program, Jason is joined by Derek Deitsch, Marketing Director for Cuisine Unlimited, which runs the Encore Bistro, and all