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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

ABU Update: Transportation, Birth Control and Crisis Hotlines

Chase Thomas from Alliance for a Better Utah joins KCPW’s Roger McDonough to talk about initiatives gaining traction at the 2018 Utah

Measure to Let Prospective Candidates File Remotely Advances

(KCPW News)  Utah lawmakers on Friday advanced a measure that would let prospective candidates for political office get on the ballot, even

Lawmaker’s Resolution Would Ask Congress to Exempt Utah from Antiquities Act

(KCPW News) Grand County Republican Rep. Carl Abrecht says that the Bears Ears and Grande Staircase Escalante National Monuments are too big,

House Speaker Greg Hughes Lays Out Priorities in Opening Remarks

(KCPW News) The 2018 Utah Legislative Session opened Monday with a bit of bragging. During opening remarks, Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes

ABU Update: At the Finish Line – Appropriations, Alcohol Reform, and Homelessness

On the final day of the 2017 Utah State Legislative Session, Roger McDonough and Chase Thomas talk about various funding priorities, about