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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,

Bill to thwart 2014 elections compromise fails

The Utah House of Representatives rejected a bill that would undermine a contentious compromise over elections on Thursday. House Bill 68 would

Claiming National Monuments Success, Nonprofit Seeks $500,000 from Lawmakers

(KCPW News) The Foundation for Integrated Resource Management (FIRM) is again requesting $500,000 from the state of Utah to fund its legal

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.

An immigrant mother finds sanctuary in a Utah church; the price of the state prison rises; and new information surfaces on the Lake Powell Pipeline application process.

On the eve of her scheduled deportation, a young mother and her two children find sanctuary at the Unitarian Church in Salt

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