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ABU Update: Lawmakers Want Final Say on Ballot Initiatives

It’s the last week of the 2018 Utah Legislative Session. KCPW’s Roger McDonough gets the latest from Chase Thomas with Alliance for

Forgery Charges Brought Against Initiative Signature Gatherers

(KCPW News) [AUDIO AFTER BREAK] Two contractors working to gather signatures on statewide ballot initiatives have been charged with forgery. The Weber

Resolution to Exempt Utah from the Antiquities Act Nears Passage at Legislature

(KCPW News) Following an intense public hearing on Monday evening, members of a Senate committee advanced a resolution asking Washington to exempt

ABU Update: Constitutionally Conflicted Bills

On Mondays, KCPW’s Roger McDonough speaks with Chase Thomas from Alliance for a Better Utah to talk about the 2018 Utah Legislative

Lawmakers Discard Plastic Bag Fee Proposal

(KCPW News) Lawmakers on Friday rejected a proposal to add a ten cent fee to disposable grocery bags in Utah. At the

Lawmakers Consider Changes to Bicycle Traffic Laws

(KCPW News)[AUDIO AFTER BREAK] Utah cyclists might soon be able to legally run through stop signs and red lights. House Bill 58

Lawmaker Requests $2 Million to Sue California Over Coal Fee

(KCPW News) Utah Rep. Mike Noel says California’s preference for renewable energy represents a war on Utah coal. KCPW’s Roger McDonough reports.

ABU Update: Efforts to Upend (Some) Ballot Initiatives Stall

Chase Thomas from Alliance for a Better Utah joins KCPW’s Roger McDonough for an update from the 2018 Utah Legislative Session. Today,

ABU Update: Lawmakers Hoping to Temper Ballot Initiatives

Every Monday Chase Thomas from Alliance for a Better Utah joins KCPW’s Roger McDonough to talk about the 2018 Utah Legislative Session.

Bill Would Make Killing a Police Dog a Second-Degree Felony

(KCPW News) [AUDIO AFTER BREAK] Salt Lake Democratic State Senator Jani Iwamoto wants to make the penalty for killing a police dog more