Legislative Coverage Archive

Despite Reservations, Count My Vote Bill Passes First Senate Vote

(KCPW News) Back on Tuesday, Republican Sen. Curt Bramble foresaw some contentious debate on his bill SB 54, so he went ahead

Herbert Critical of Several Legislative Proposals

(KCPW News) In a press conference on Wednesday, Governor Gary Herbert expressed some difference in opinion with Utah legislators on several key

U.S. Rep. Stewart Visits Utah Legislature

(KCPW News) The U.S. Representative for Utah’s 2nd District spoke to both chambers of the Utah legislature on Tuesday.  Stewart gave an

Utah Eagerly Awaits Tier 3 Fuel, Automobile Relief

(KCPW News) At the beginning of the legislative session, air quality emerged as a major concern for Utahns and a top priority

Utah Lawmaker Wants Breathalyzers in Bars

(KCPW News) Jukeboxes and pinball machines are mainstays at most Utah bars, but House Majority Whip Greg Hughes wants to add another machine

Swallow Investigators Suggest Changes, Make New Discoveries

(KCPW News) A host of bills have been introduced in this legislative session in response to wrongdoings by former Attorney General John

Bill Subsidizing NSA Data Center Stirs Debate in Senate

(KCPW News) If there’s anything legislators don’t like, it’s other people making decisions without telling them. On Tuesday, some senators felt like that

Bill Regulating Lobbyists Passes Committee Test

(KCPW News) A bill that would require more regulation of lobbyist activity passed a Senate committee on Monday. SB 97, sponsored by

Pre-K Extension Proposal Passes Hurdle

(KCPW News) A bill that would extend preschool to at-risk students gained the favor of a House committee on Thursday after about

Herbert to Legislators: Join the ‘Common Sense Party’

(KCPW News) Governor Gary Herbert made himself available to the media on Thursday, and a handful of topics were broached during the 25-minute