Social Issues Archive

Bill Offering Tax Credit for Hiring the Homeless Passes the House

(KCPW News) Utah is one step closer to helping the homeless find a job. Today, the House of Representatives passed a bill

Rev. Jesse Jackson Coming to University of Utah

(KCPW News) Next week, the country will celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.  Headlining the celebration at the

Colder Weather Means More People Seeking Assistance at Local Shelters

A recent drop to winter temperatures in Salt Lake City has meant a spike in people looking to stay warm at local

CityViews 11/12/12: Utah’s Latino Vote/Writing for Social Change

  Segment 1: According to Latinovotemap-dot-org, Utah saw a 65 percent increase in the growth of eligible Latino voters in the state

Former Governor Huntsman Continues to Champion LGBT Equality

Nearly three and a half years ago, former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman announced his support for same-sex civil unions shortly before leaving

KSL-TV Meets with LGBT Rights Groups

Two LGBT rights groups sat down Wednesday with the head of KSL-TV’s parent company, Bonneville International, following the NBC affiliate’s decision not

Community Urged to Help Share the Cost of Feeding the Hungry

It’s been nearly a year since the Salvation Army ran out of funding to keep running its soup kitchen downtown. Since then,

Issues Facing Latinos in Colorado, Nevada Could Shape Election

While Utah can hardly be considered a swing state in this year’s presidential election, its neighbors to the east and west are

Homeless Outreach Service Team Looking For More Business Partners

There are two kinds of meters in downtown Salt Lake City. Both sit on the sidewalk and accept change, but instead of

District Attorney Reflects on Impact of Sikh Temple Shooting

The impact of Sunday’s massacre at a Sikh Temple in Wisconsin by a white supremacist hit especially hard for Salt Lake County