Legislative Coverage Archive

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

What the Legislature’s choices may mean for Utah

The general session of this year’s Utah Legislature ended last night after more than 1,300 bills were filed, setting a record. Among

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

Bill requiring anti-harassment training for lobbyists advances to House

A bill aimed at making sure lobbyists on Utah’s Capitol Hill are trained in avoiding workplace harassment passed the House Government Operations

Resolution exempting Utah from Antiquities Act passes Utah House

A measure asking Congress to exempt Utah from the 1906 Antiquities Act passed through the Utah House Friday. Lawmakers voted 59-13 to