A measure that environmentalists say is designed to fund the Lake Powell and Bear River pipelines is awaiting consideration in committee. Meanwhile,
(KCPW News) With the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, there’s a new fight over whether President Obama or the next US president
St. George Republican Sen. Stephen Urquhart’s measure to strengthen hate crimes legislation in Utah hits a snag – in the form of
For today’s Better Utah Legislative Update, a look at the shifting conversation in Medical Marijuana in Utah. After meeting with opposition from
(KCPW News) Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch told state lawmakers on Tuesday that the appointment of a replacement for late Supreme Court Justice
Alliance for a Better Utah’s Chase Thomas joins Roger McDonough to discuss a contentious hearing over a proposed change to Utah adoption
Chase Thomas with Alliance for a Better Utah speaks with KCPW’s Roger McDonough about the latest from the 2016 Utah State Legislature.
On today’s Better Utah Legislative Update we hear from Chase Thomas, Policy and Advocacy Director with Alliance for a Better Utah about
(KCPW News) A bill from the 2015 Utah State Legislative Session that could let landowners erect billboards on Utah’s Scenic Byways has
During this year’s meeting of state lawmakers, KCPW is joined once again by representatives from Alliance for a Better Utah for our
(KCPW News) President Barack Obama this week mentioned Mormons during his first U.S. visit to a mosque. What was the context of
(KCPW News) Alliance for a Better Utah Strategic Advisor Matt Lyon speaks with KCPW’s Roger McDonough about second-week momentum on the hill.
(KCPW News) There’s a new poll out on the presidential race and it contains a lot of information on the opinions of
(KCPW News) Today, an overview of the legislative process – from draft legislation to the governor’s signature (or veto). Matt Lyon, Strategic
(KCPW News) Alliance for a Better Utah Strategic Advisor Matt Lyon speaks with KCPW’s Roger McDonough about the agenda laid out by
(KCPW News) President Barack Obama gave his last State of the Union speech this week. What was the reaction to his remarks
(KCPW News) President Obama unveiled new executive orders to expand background checks on gun sales this week. He made the announcement in
(KCPW News) Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz issued a report this week that looks into security lapses by the Secret Service in recent
(KCPW News) GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump doesn’t seem to be endearing himself to Utah voters. What did his campaign do this
(KCPW News) Mia Love was back in the news this week after she said she’s reimbursing taxpayers for a flight. What happened?
(KCPW News) A group of local activists, organizers, teachers and students on Monday delivered a petition to the Natural History Museum of
(KCPW News) Utah Rep. Rob Bishop unveiled a bill this week that would significantly restrict the federal government from buying more public
Seventy-seven years ago today, American radio audiences, believing that a Martian invasion was underway, went absolutely nuts. Panicked masses fled to the
(KCPW News) Congress averted another government shutdown on Friday. Does that mean they’ve finally figured out how to budget without brinkmanship? KCPW’s
Pope Francis enthralls U.S. Catholics and addresses Congress on immigration, the environment and other issues. Mormon church apostle Elder Richard G. Scott
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(KCPW News) A new poll this week showed that Utahns aren’t in favor or President Barack Obama naming a new national monument
This week Natalie, Chris Bleak (filling in on the Right), and Peter Corroon (filling in on the Left) discuss rumors that Sen.
The five candidates for Salt Lake City mayor square-off in an hour-long debate on Thursday, July 16, 2015. Incumbent Ralph Becker went
(KCPW News) Utah Rep. Chris Stewart has introduced legislation to exempt recreational outfitters from a federal mandate to pay a higher minimum