Utah Legislature Archive

Herbert Defends Signing Public Lands Bill

Governor Gary Herbert is defending his decision to sign a bill demanding the federal government transfer its public lands in Utah to

Lawmakers React To Abstinence-Only Bill Veto

Sex education, including discussion of contraception, will continue in Utah schools. Friday night, Governor Gary Herbert vetoed House Bill 363, which would

Concurrent Enrollment Courses in Danger Under Sex Ed Bill

Weber State University may be forced to drop a handful of its concurrent enrollment courses if Utah Governor Gary Herbert lends his

Herbert Discusses Re-Election Platform, Legislative Session

Utah Governor Gary Herbert’s 2012 campaign kickoff last night came only five days after the end of the annual session of the

Abstinence-Only Bill Opponents to Rally at Capitol

The Utah Parent Teacher Association says Utahns are being misinformed about the controversial sex education bill that state lawmakers passed during the

With Legislative Threat Over, SLC Looks to Resume Work on Billboard Restrictions

Salt Lake City is back to fine tuning its regulation of electronic billboards now that efforts by state lawmakers to thwart the

Politics Up Close: Legislative Session Ends

The 2012 legislative session is now over. And with no immigration battles or open records fight, it was certainly calmer than 2011.

Legislative Session Ends with Less Controversy, More Education Funding

After 45 days of negotiating bills and budgets, the Utah Legislature wrapped up its business last night at midnight. KCPW’s Jessica Gail

Lawmakers Finalize State Budget

The 2012 legislative session concluded with lawmakers finalizing the details for the state’s $13 billion dollar budget Thursday. As KCPW's Whittney Evans

Utah Colleges May Soon Charge for Concurrent Enrollment

It looks as though many Utah high school students won’t be able to get college credit through concurrent enrollment courses for free