Legislative Coverage Archive

Bill Would Require Witnesses to a Crime to Act

(KCPW News) Salt Lake Democratic Representative Brian King wants people to stop looking the other way. His House Bill 125 makes bystanders

Lawmaker’s Resolution Would Ask Congress to Exempt Utah from Antiquities Act

(KCPW News) Grand County Republican Rep. Carl Abrecht says that the Bears Ears and Grande Staircase Escalante National Monuments are too big,

House Speaker Greg Hughes Lays Out Priorities in Opening Remarks

(KCPW News) The 2018 Utah Legislative Session opened Monday with a bit of bragging. During opening remarks, Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes

2017 Legislative Wrap Up

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: March 15/18, 2017) — Utah state legislators took on many contentious issues this year including

‘No-promo Homo’ Bill Passes Out of Legislature

-Audio below- (KCPW News) A measure striking down a school curriculum statute known as “no-promo homo” passed through the Utah House with

Utah’s reaction to health care plan, Huntsman and Russia, Outdoor Retailer, Legislature ends

Utah’s congressional delegates respond to GOP leaders’ new health care plan. Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman accepts President Donald Trump’s offer to

Utah Women Take Day Off to Meet With Lawmakers

-Audio below- (KCPW News) Utah lawmakers faced a sea of red at the Capitol on Wednesday for A Day Without a Woman,

ABU Update: At the Finish Line – Appropriations, Alcohol Reform, and Homelessness

On the final day of the 2017 Utah State Legislative Session, Roger McDonough and Chase Thomas talk about various funding priorities, about

Governor Herbert Optimistic as Legislature Wraps Up

(KCPW News) With just two days remaining in the Utah state legislative session, Utah Governor Gary Herbert is optimistic about the direction

Climate Change Resolution Fails in House Committee

(KCPW News) A resolution asking lawmakers to acknowledge and work to address the effects of climate change failed in a House committee