Legislative Coverage Archive

House passes resolution on maintaining Great Salt Lake water levels

(KCPW News) [AUDIO AFTER BREAK] If the Great Salt Lake dries up much more than it already has, the consequences could be

Utah House endorses change to state constitution on slavery

(KCPW News) The Utah House of Representatives has endorsed a proposal to change the state constitution so that slavery is banned in

Bill to prolong heavy truck ban on Utah’s Legacy Parkway fails in senate committee

(KCPW News) Woods Cross Republican Sen. Todd Weiler’s SB119 meant to extend the ban on large trucks currently in place for the

House bill would alter decision-making process for radioactive waste

(KCPW News) A House committee advanced a proposal to change the way decisions are made about radioactive waste disposal in Utah. KCPW’s

Senate committee adjourns without taking action on family separation resolution

[Audio follows story] (KCPW News) A senate committee on Friday debated a resolution urging the federal government to end the practice of separating

Revived proposal to ease traffic restrictions for cyclists advances at legislature

(KCPW News)  Last year, with the clock ticking down on the legislative session, Rep. Carol Spackman-Moss (D-Salt Lake) saw her bill to let

Senate Committee Advances Medicaid Expansion Replacement Plan

(KCPW News) Utah lawmakers have advanced a proposal to replace the full Medicaid expansion approved by voters in November. Ogden Republican Sen. Allen

While lawmakers look to amend voter-passed Medicaid expansion, advocates hope to stop them

(KCPW News) On the first day of the legislative session, an exchange between a state lawmaker and an advocate for Medicaid expansion

Local activists come together at Capitol for International Women’s Day

Joining in solidarity with women across the world, around 200 Utahns celebrated International Women’s Day by rallying at the State Capitol on

Legislation gives controversial transit board a new identity

The Utah Transit Authority will receive an estimated $50 million makeover, as it transitions to the newly named Transit District of Utah