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UT Rep. Trying to Tear Down ‘Zion Curtain’

(KCPW News) Few issues crystalize the alcohol debate in Utah better than the so-called Zion Curtain. Supporters deem it a necessary protection for

Better Utah Legislative Recap – Day 37

(KCPW News) Now we turn to our Better Utah legislative recap, with Maryann Martindale, Executive Director of Alliance for a Better Utah.

Desert Dust Events Could Trigger Early Wasatch Snowmelt

Dust events occur regularly each spring along the Wasatch Front, and they could be impacting how much water is ultimately available for

Air Quality Standards Revision Bill Moves to Senate

(KCPW News) A bill that would revise the way Utah’s Division of Air Quality sets regulations on pollution passed the Utah House

Convention Hotel Bill Passes House

(KCPW News) Last year, a plan to bring a convention center hotel to downtown Salt Lake City was narrowly defeated in the Utah

Better Utah Legislative Recap – Day 36

(KCPW News) Every afternoon of the state legislative session, Alliance for a Better Utah Executive Director Maryann Martindale joins KCPW’s Roger McDonough

Better Utah Legislative Recap – Day 35

(KCPW News) Maryann Martindale, Executive Director of Alliance for a Better Utah joins KCPW’s Roger McDonough for a daily recap from the

Count My Vote-Lawmakers Reach Conditional Accord

(KCPW News) Election-reform group Count My Vote and Utah lawmakers announced on Sunday that they had come to an agreement over how

LGBT Community Shares Its Story with Utah Pols

(KCPW News) It’s been weeks since an LGBT non-discrimination bill gasped its last breath in the Utah legislature. Ultimately, the Senate Republican

Political Cornflakes: Governor Herbert in Washington and Five Years of the Tea Party

(KCPW News) Utah Governor Gary Herbert was in Washington D.C. this week to meet with President Barack Obama. What did they discuss?