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Salt Lake Chamber Celebrates 130 Years of Supporting Local Businesses

Today on the show, Jason speaks with Heidi Walker, COO of the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber advocates for businesses in

Utahns March for Science on Earth Day

-Audio below- (KCPW News) Like Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax, they spoke for the trees – as well as for air quality, melting glaciers

Pop-up Parks on Main: A Continuing Tradition

Today on the show Jason speaks with Kristin Beck, Director of Urban Activation and Public Art at the Downtown Alliance, about the Downtown

‘No-promo Homo’ Bill Passes Out of Legislature

-Audio below- (KCPW News) A measure striking down a school curriculum statute known as “no-promo homo” passed through the Utah House with

Utah Women Take Day Off to Meet With Lawmakers

-Audio below- (KCPW News) Utah lawmakers faced a sea of red at the Capitol on Wednesday for A Day Without a Woman,

Governor Herbert Optimistic as Legislature Wraps Up

(KCPW News) With just two days remaining in the Utah state legislative session, Utah Governor Gary Herbert is optimistic about the direction

Climate Change Resolution Fails in House Committee

(KCPW News) A resolution asking lawmakers to acknowledge and work to address the effects of climate change failed in a House committee

New Homeless Plan: Two Salt Lake City Sites, One in S.L. County, Road Home to Close

(KCPW News) Local officials unveiled a new plan for homelessness in the greater Salt Lake Valley on Friday. The plan means that

Bill Authorizing Short Term Rentals Advances at Legislature

(KCPW News) A committee in the Utah House of Representatives on Monday advanced a bill related to home sharing services such as those offered

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

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

Committee Advances Bill to Ban Abortions by Telemedicine

(KCPW News) A committee in the Utah House of Representatives this week considered a bill that would expand so-called telemedicine services in

House Speaker Unveils Resolution Urging Undoing of Bears Ears

(KCPW News) Utah Speaker of the House Greg Hughes on Thursday filed legislation that would urge President Donald Trump to rescind the

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

Women’s March on Utah Capitol Aims to Send Message to Lawmakers

(KCPW News) Utah women and allies rallied at the state capitol on the first day of the 2017 Utah State Legislature. The

Legislative Session Opens with Calls to Address Homelessness, Undo Bears Ears

(KCPW News) Following his ceremonial, unanimous re-election as Speaker of the Utah House, Draper Republican Representative Greg Hughes laid out his priorities