State Government Archive

Herbert Implements Idle-Free Policy for State Fleet

Utah Governor Gary Herbert is jumping on the idle-free bandwagon with a new executive order for state employees to turn off the

ACLU Seeks Info on Automatic License Plate Readers

The ACLU of Utah has filed an open-records request to learn more about how law enforcement agencies in the state are using

Group Calls on State Lawmakers to Cut Ties With ALEC

The progressive-leaning open-government advocacy group Alliance for a Better Utah is calling on state lawmakers to withdraw their membership from the American

Herbert Calls For More Liquor Licenses

Governor Gary Herbert acknowledged Thursday that more needs to be done about Utah’s shortage of liquor licenses. During his monthly news conference

Matheson, Love Face Utah Taxpayers Association

Two political rivals in the race for Utah’s 4th Congressional district addressed the Utah Taxpayers Association at the Little America Hotel Tuesday.

State Restores Time Limits On Food Stamps

Low-income adults in Utah without children will soon find their food stamp benefits being cut short as the state moves back to

Task Force Talks Federal Health Care Implementation

State lawmakers once again rolled up their sleeves this morning at the state capitol to discuss how Utah will approach the implementation

Lawmakers Troubled By License Plate Scanning Plan

Utah lawmakers are debating whether automatic license plate readers, used by law enforcement to catch criminals, violate the privacy rights of Utah

Lawmakers Get First Look at Cost of Medicaid Breach

Utah lawmakers got their first look at what the Medicaid data breach could potentially cost the state on Wednesday. A legislative committee

State Prison System Will Be Full by 2015, Officials Tell Lawmakers

About 80 percent of those who are incarcerated in Utah suffer from some sort of addiction and a third of inmates are