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State Gov’t Officials Advocate for Public Lands Transfer

(KCPW News) Last week, Utah legislators hosted a “Legislative Summit on the Transfer of Public Lands,” with representatives from many Western states.

For Utah, Women in Politics are Rare

(KCPW News) In terms of female elected officeholders, Utah has one of the lowest participation rates in the country. According to the

No iPads for Utah Students Next Year: Legislature Kills One-to-One Bill

(KCPW News) House Speaker Becky Lockhart has withdrawn her signature one-to-one initiative to inundate Utah classrooms with laptops and tablet computers.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

Herbert Touts Good Jobs Numbers in Utah

(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

Governor Herbert Unveils Medicaid Expansion Plan

(KCPW News) It’s no secret that Governor Gary Herbert is dissatisfied with the House plan to fund Medicaid. On Tuesday, Herbert announced he

Amid Funding Questions, Technology in Education Bill Moves to Full House

(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

Medicaid Expansion Proposals Gradually Arrive at Legislature

(KCPW News) Plans for how to proceed with Medicaid expansion in Utah are starting to reveal themselves in the Utah legislature. Plans from

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

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