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Cooke Proposes Sweeping Ethics Reform

Despite recent changes, ethics regulations designed to keep politicians on the straight and narrow still don’t match the expectations of Utah residents.

Red Cross Facing Blood Supply Shortage

Blood supplies kept by the American Red Cross for distribution to local hospitals has dropped to approximately 50 percent of normal, and

Incorporation Decision Lies In Hands of Millcreek Township Voters

Voters in Millcreek Township will decide in November if they want to incorporate the communities into a city.

SLC Council Considers Golf Course Closure

The Salt Lake City Council will begin discussions today about a proposal to close the Jordan River Par 3 Golf Course in

Republican Gubernatorial Candidates Discuss Immigration During Debate

(KCPW News) Health care, how to manage public lands, jobs and the economy were all topics of discussion GOP candidates for

Lawmakers Tweak GRAMA Law

A bill that makes small changes to Utah’s Government Records Access and Management Act unanimously passed the House of Representatives today.

Hookah Ban Receives Final Senate Approval

With the signature of Governor Gary Herbert, smoking of hookahs and e-cigarettes will be banned in public under the state’s Indoor Clean

Are Wolves Living in Utah County?

On Sunday, Division of Wildlife Resources personnel spotted what appeared to be four wolves while performing coyote control from a helicopter in

Pledge of Allegiance Bill Clears Another Hurdle

A bill requiring all public school classrooms to recite the Pledge of Allegiance daily, led by a student, passed the Utah House

Teacher Performance Evaluation Bill Receives House Approval

A bill that ties both pay and continued employment of teachers and school administrators to the result of yearly performance evaluations passed