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New Homeless Plan: Two Salt Lake City Sites, One in S.L. County, Road Home to Close

(KCPW News) Local officials unveiled a new plan for homelessness in the greater Salt Lake Valley on Friday. The plan means that two previously-announced homeless resource centers won’t be built after all. KCPW’s Emily Means attended the press conference at the state capitol and filed this report. Basics from Friday’s announcement INITIALLY: four, new homeless […]

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ABU Legislative Update: Concealed Carry, Instant Runoffs, Striking ‘No Promo Homo’

This Thursday’s Better Utah Legislative Update includes a look at efforts to lower the age at which a person can get a concealed carry permit, at an effort to institute ranked-choice voting in Utah elections, and a measure to get rid off language in state code preventing the advocacy of homosexuality in Utah classrooms. During […]

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ABU Legislative Update: Another Lands Resolution, Voting Amendments, Rape-Kit Testing

Tuesday and Thursday mornings during the 2017 Utah State Legislative Session, KCPW’s Roger McDonough speaks with Alliance for a Better Utah’s Chase Thomas for an update from the legislature. Today they look at a newly-unveiled resolution on public lands, an endorsement by lawmakers of term-limits in Washington, at an effort to expand a same-day voting […]

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ABU Legislative Update: Appropriations to Public Lands Lobbyists, Judicial Diversity, Good Landlords

Chase Thomas from Alliance for a Better Utah joins KCPW’s Roger McDonough to talk about funding requests at the legislature related to public lands and threatened species. Millions of dollars have been allocated to nonprofits lobbying the federal government on Utah’s public lands agenda, but some lawmakers want better accounting on how that money is […]

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Outdoor Company Executives Deliver Public Lands Ultimatum to Utah Governor

(KCPW News) Executives with more than 30 outdoor recreation companies have signed a letter calling on Utah Governor Gary Herbert to defend public lands in the state, or they say they will urge the Outdoor Retailer Show to leave Utah. KCPW’s Roger McDonough has the story. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (2.5MB) Subscribe: […]

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