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ABU Update: Challenge for Hate Crimes Bill, Air Quality Contributions

St. George Republican Sen. Stephen Urquhart’s measure to strengthen hate crimes legislation in Utah hits a snag – in the form of

Legislative Lobbying

Today on Downtown SLC, host Jason Mathis discusses the ins and outs of lobbying at the Utah State Legislature with Adam Kolowich

ABU Update: Medical Marijuana and Zion Curtains

For today’s Better Utah Legislative Update, a look at the shifting conversation in Medical Marijuana in Utah. After meeting with opposition from

ABU Update: Proposed Adoption Changes, Hate Crimes, SLC Olympics 2.0

Alliance for a Better Utah’s Chase Thomas joins Roger McDonough to discuss a contentious hearing over a proposed change to Utah adoption

ABU Update: Sales Tax Exemption fails, Commission ‘Patronizing to Women’

Chase Thomas with Alliance for a Better Utah speaks with KCPW’s Roger McDonough about the latest from the 2016 Utah State Legislature.

Better Utah Update: Budgeting, SB54 Substitute, Partisan Committee Membership

On today’s Better Utah Legislative Update we hear from Chase Thomas, Policy and Advocacy Director with Alliance for a Better Utah about

Bill Would Allow ‘Segmentation’ of Utah’s Scenic Byways

(KCPW News) A bill from the 2015 Utah State Legislative Session that could let landowners erect billboards on Utah’s Scenic Byways has

Better Utah Legislative Update: Efforts to Restore Education Funding, Legislative Endorsements, More

During this year’s meeting of state lawmakers, KCPW is joined once again by representatives from Alliance for a Better Utah for our

Better Utah Legislative Update: Week 2 Momentum

(KCPW News) Alliance for a Better Utah Strategic Advisor Matt Lyon speaks with KCPW’s Roger McDonough about second-week momentum on the hill.

UMOCA Executive Director Kristian Anderson on Art, Leisure and Economy

Today on the program host Jason Mathis speaks with Kristian Anderson, Executive Director of UMOCA – the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

KCPW, Partners Share Pulitzer Prize Centennial Grant

KCPW is pleased to announce that in conjunction with Utah Humanities, the Salt Lake Tribune and Utah Public Radio, we are the

Political Cornflakes: Trouble for Hypothetical Mormon Candidates

(KCPW News) There’s a new poll out on the presidential race and it contains a lot of information on the opinions of

The Utah Film Center and Sundance: SLC as a Hub for Film Appreciation

This week, host Jason Mathis speaks with the Utah Film Center‘s Patrick Hubley and Elisabeth Nebeker about filmmaking and film appreciation in

Better Utah Legislative Update: Reviewing the Process of Lawmaking

(KCPW News) Today, an overview of the legislative process – from draft legislation to the governor’s signature (or veto). Matt Lyon, Strategic

Better Utah Legislative Update: Emerging Agendas, Coming Battles

(KCPW News) Alliance for a Better Utah Strategic Advisor Matt Lyon speaks with KCPW’s Roger McDonough about the agenda laid out by

The Daily Buzz From Sundance

For the third year running, KCPW is proud to feature The Daily Buzz from the Sundance Film Festival – which provides interviews

Previewing the Eccles Theater with Katherine Potter

Today on the show host Jason Mathis speaks with Katherine Potter, Executive Director of the Utah Performing Arts Center Agency to get

Derek Kitchen on his Election to City Council and his Vision for SLC

Today on Downtown SLC, host Jason Mathis is joined by Derek Kitchen, who was inducted earlier this week to the District 4

Thank You!

BECAUSE OF YOUR SUPPORT, KCPW MET ITS GOAL Thank you to everyone who gave during the year-end campaign; and special thanks as

News Hosting Internship Announcement

Are you a local news junkie who is a college student or recent grad? Maybe someone with a dream of working in

A Conversation with Pioneer Park Coalition Chairman Scott Howell

Today on the show host Jason Mathis is joined by Scott Howell, Chair of the Pioneer Park Coalition, for a conversation about

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Jazz Time with Steve Williams features live performances, interviews, commentary, history, a local jazz calendar of events, and of course music –

A Year-End Gift to Your Community

This station? It’s your local public radio station, and it’s your support that makes KCPW possible. With the last month of 2015

Your Stories Recorded with KCPW

Success! KCPW producers were on hand November 27th at The Leonardo and at our studios to record your stories as part of

City Creek Center and the Rebirth of Downtown

On this Thanksgiving show, a look at City Creek Center’s role in the re-emergence of Salt Lake City’s urban center. Host Jason

Salt Lake’s GREENbike Program Reaches a Major Milestone

Today on the program, host Jason Mathis speaks with Ben Bolte, Founder and Director of GREENbike, about downtown SLC’s growing bike share

Launching the 2015 Winter Market at the Rio Grande Depot (this Saturday!)

The Winter Market at Rio Grande Depot returns for its third year, beginning this Saturday. Today we’ll speak with Alison Einerson, Winter

Pros of the Prop 1 Ballot Initiative with Utah Transportation Coalition Director Abby Albrecht

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis speaks with Abby Albrecht, Director of the Utah Transportation Coaltion about Prop 1. If passed,

SLC Transportation Director Robin Hutchinson on Building the Infrastructure for Tomorrow’s Cities

Today on Downtown SLC, host Jason Mathis speaks with Robin Hutchinson, Transportation Director for Salt Lake City. They discuss Hutchinson’s efforts to

Jill Remington Love on Enterprise SLC and Economic Development

Today on the program host Jason Mathis speaks with Jill Remington Love, Director of Community and Economic Development for Salt Lake City

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