Utah Lawmaker Wants Lighter Restrictions at Airports

(KCPW News) Lighter restrictions could be coming to Utah’s airports if one lawmaker gets his way. Republican Representative Carl Wimmer wants to prohibit security pat-downs unless agents have reasonable suspicion to search a passenger. But as KCPW’s Jessica Gail reports, the bill could have a hard time passing. A similar bill just failed in Texas, in part from pressure from the Federal Government.


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