Legislative Coverage Archive

18 years later, Green River pipeline proposal resurfaces at Utah legislature

Today on In the Hive we dive deep on one bill under consideration in the waning days of the 2020 Utah legislative

The deal negotiated over Utah’s voter-passed redistricting law

Today on In the Hive: last ballot initiative standing. In 2018, three ballot measures were voted into law by Utah residents. Two

Concurrent Resolution opposing the introduction of wolves clears legislative committee

(KCPW News) A state legislative committee has advanced a resolution opposing the introduction of wolves in Utah. On Monday, Morgan Republican Rep. Logan

Bill would let Utahns in crisis temporarily restrict their own gun purchases

(KCPW News) A proposal that would allow a person to temporarily restrict their own ability to buy a gun has advanced at

Senate Committee Passes Bill Developing Utah Medical Marijuana Program

A bill that would continue to develop Utah’s medical marijuana program passed unanimously out of the Senate Health and Human Services committee

Utah lawmaker asks legislature for $500,000 to fight Richmond coal ban

(KCPW News) A Utah lawmaker is asking the state legislature to allocate $500,000 to mount a legal challenge against Richmond, California’s ban on

Bill to prohibit disparaging license plate messages advances

(KCPW News) Utah lawmakers have advanced a bill that would make it more difficult for residents to get a license plate with disparaging

Utah Legislative Committee Passes Predator Culling Bill

(KCPW News) On Tuesday, a Utah legislative committee voted to pass a bill that would give the Division of Wildlife Resources discretion

Jury duty exemption for older Utahns clears House committee

(KCPW News) A bill that would give older Utahns the ability to opt out of jury duty cleared a legislative committee on

Legislative committee endorses studying later start to school day for high schools

(KCPW News) Utah lawmakers are examining the potential benefits of a later start time for high schools in the state.  In a