The final gavel fell on the 2016 Utah State Legislative Session late last night. On today’s Better Utah Legislative Update we feature
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) Utah Governor Gary Herbert says he has assurance from the Secretary of the Interior that no new federal monument will
(KCPW News) Monday marks the first day of the Summer Food Service Program in Salt Lake City. The city’s school district
(KCPW News) From Dead Sea scrolls to dead animals. The Leonardo Museum in downtown Salt Lake City has a new exhibition that
(KCPW News) After a few months of setbacks, the new Loveland Living Planet Aquarium in Draper opened its doors to the public
(KCPW News) House Speaker Becky Lockhart has withdrawn her signature one-to-one initiative to inundate Utah classrooms with laptops and tablet computers. The bill
(KCPW News) Recent data from the Utah Department of Workforce Services has the state’s unemployment rate down to 3.9%, the lowest it’s
(KCPW News) A much-heralded plan to introduce more technology in Utah’s classrooms was heard in a legislative committee on Wednesday. Dubbed the Public
(KCPW News) In a press conference on Wednesday, Governor Gary Herbert expressed some difference in opinion with Utah legislators on several key
(KCPW News) A bill that would extend preschool to at-risk students gained the favor of a House committee on Thursday after about
(KCPW News) In preparation for the Utah legislative session convening next week, Democrats from the House of Representatives and Senate held a
(KCPW News) Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, created in 1983, has become an occasion to recognize the highest virtues embodied by Dr.
(KCPW News) In an annual state policy report card, Utah wasn’t given much to be proud of. The state received an overall
(KCPW News) Students at Hunter High School in West Valley competed in the sixth annual Fastest Geek Contest on Friday. Students who
(KCPW News) Governor Gary Herbert held a first-ever after-school faculty meeting on Wednesday. The education summit was meant to shed light on
(KCPW-August 23, 2013) August 14 was National Navajo Code Talker Day. It’s a day commemorating the role of Navajo code talkers who
(KCPW News) The Natural History Museum of Utah unveils a new travelling exhibit this weekend. The interactive feature, called Nature Unleashed: Inside
(KCPW News) On Tuesday, Governor Herbert testified before a congressional subcommittee about Utah’s bid to manage federal public lands in the state.
(KCPW News) An exhibit that features some of the famed Dead Sea Scrolls is comin to Utah this Fall. The display, called
(KCPW News) An amended version of a bill that would direct 25% of future profits from the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage
(KCPW News) Legislation that would increase the number of tablets, smartphones and computers in Utah classrooms was held in the Senate Education
(KCPW News) A bill that would require high school students to learn CPR passed out of committee on Wednesday afternoon despite questions
(KCPW News) A bill that would increase the minimum standards for getting Regents’ and New Century Scholarships was moved forward from a
A bill that would create a task force to improve financial literacy education in Utah schools passed the Senate this morning and
Several students and parents looking for more choices in education made their voices heard on Utah’s Capitol Hill Friday. This week marks
(KCPW News) Democrats held a press conference at the Capitol on Tuesday decrying the state of education in Utah. The executive committee
(KCPW News) The Utah Senate Education Committee unanimously endorsed a bill that would allocate 10 million dollars of annual funding to the
(KCPW News) The Utah legislature will be discussing adding a new graduation requirement for Utah high school students during the upcoming session.
Utah is in last place when it comes to the number eligible school children eating free and reduced price breakfast each day.