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Trump backs Romney, Utah may ax death penalty and legislators can use hundreds of millions in unexpected funding

As Mitt Romney begins his campaign for Senate, his relationship with President Donald Trump appears to warm. Rep. Gage Froerer, R-Huntsville, leads the

Dabakis announces his retirement from Utah Senate and Romney warms up to Trump

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake

Will Utah abolish the death penalty?

Today on the show: A renewed attempt at abolishing the death penalty emerges at the Utah Legislature. Rep. Gage Froerer, R-Huntsville, leads

Bill requiring anti-harassment training for lobbyists advances to House

A bill aimed at making sure lobbyists on Utah’s Capitol Hill are trained in avoiding workplace harassment passed the House Government Operations

Resolution exempting Utah from Antiquities Act passes Utah House

A measure asking Congress to exempt Utah from the 1906 Antiquities Act passed through the Utah House Friday. Lawmakers voted 59-13 to

Hate crimes bill stalls, Utah lawmakers avoid climate change declarations, Mike Noel’s land is scrutinized

The latest attempt to increase penalties for hate crimes dies without getting a hearing in the Legislature. Although science points to the

Mitt’s announcement and Jon Stanard’s resignation

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake

“Bad Faith” letters and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Today on the show, a Utah legislator proposes a bill to address what he views as an attempt to make money off

Bill to thwart 2014 elections compromise fails

The Utah House of Representatives rejected a bill that would undermine a contentious compromise over elections on Thursday. House Bill 68 would

Lawmaker quits amid solicitation allegation, Utah-linked White House aide is ousted and EnergySolutions may get big break from Legislature

Rep. Jon Stanard, R-St. George, abruptly resigns from office, citing a desire to spend time with his ailing father. But soon after