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(KCPW News) At a conference in Washington DC this week, Utah Senator Mike Lee had a message for the nation’s conservatives. What was that message? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that question to Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune and author of Political Cornflakes – a daily, online roundup of Utah politics. Podcast: […]
(KCPW News) On today’s Better Utah legislative recap, Russian president Vladimir Putin makes an appearance, and we hear about a failed tactic to rush a vote on Speaker Becky Lockhart’s alternative to Medicaid expansion. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (10.5MB)
(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 been since 2008. In a press conference on Friday, Governor Gary Herbert took the opportunity to shine light on the positive economic numbers, and also answered questions over his ongoing back-and-forth with the […]
(KCPW News) A bill that would restrict wood burning in Utah passed the House on Thursday afternoon. HB 154, sponsored by Democratic Rep. Patrice Arent, aspires to educate the public about the impact wood burning has on Utah’s air quality, and it sets up a program to help residents with wood-burning stoves transition to a […]
(KCPW News) Each day of this year’s legislative session we’ve been joined by Maryann Martindale, Executive Director of Alliance for a Better Utah for our Better Utah legislative recap. During today’s recap we look at medical marijuana (extract) in Utah and yet another Medicaid expansion plan on the hill. Podcast: Play in new window | […]