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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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ABU Legislative Update: Ed Spending, End of Life Amendments, Pre-Marriage Counseling

As the 2017 Utah Legislative Session nears its halfway point, KCPW’s Roger McDonough speaks with Alliance for a Better Utah’s Chase Thomas to hear the latest on what’s happening at this year’s meeting of lawmakers. Every Tuesday and Thursday morning during the session, tune in at 8:30 for KCPW’s Better Utah Legislative Update. Podcast: Play […]

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Bill Authorizing Short Term Rentals Advances at Legislature

(KCPW News) A committee in the Utah House of Representatives on Monday advanced a bill related to home sharing services such as those offered by companies like Airbnb and HomeAway. KCPW’s Emily Means provides this report. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (2.4MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Chaffetz meets Islamic leaders, Outdoor Retailer explores options and medical cannabis research bill advances (2/10/17)

U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, addresses President Donald Trump’s travel ban with leaders of Utah’s Islamic community. Utah’s House and Senate pass a resolution to shrink Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Organizers of the Outdoor Retailer show consider leaving Utah due to the state’s policies on public lands. And the Utah House advances a bill to […]

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ABU Legislative Update: Elections Changes, Rape Kit Testing and Cleaner School Busses

Every Tuesday and Thursday morning KCPW’s Roger McDonough speaks with Chase Thomas, Policy and Advocacy Counsel with Alliance for a Better Utah to check in on what’s happening at the 2017 Utah State Legislature. Today they discuss an initiative to mandate the testing of all rape kits collected by law enforcement, and about changes to […]

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