Stay up-to-date with the latest news on what is happening in the state legislature.
(KCPW News) A lobbyist for Utah energy interests has recommended that the state defend itself from the Sage-Grouse. To explain that proposal, here’s KCPW’s Ryan Cunningham. Correction: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior designates endangered species, not the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA does, however, address environmental impact issues […]
(KCPW News) A legislative task force researching Utah’s healthcare options is considering recommending limited Medicaid expansion to the Utah legislature. The Health System Reform Task Force has narrowed their scope to three options for how to handle Medicaid expansion. The group has ruled out accepting full expansion as prescribed by the federal government, but two […]
(KCPW News) The FBI and the Salt Lake County DA’s Office are looking into the forged signature of a Utah Supreme Court Justice on an electronic petition form. KCPW’s Roger McDonough reports.
(KCPW News) More than 200 protestors gathered on Saturday to denounce Utah’s so-called “Ag-Gag” law. The law, which was signed by Governor Herbert in 2012, prohibits unauthorized filming or photography at agricultural facilities. This weekend’s protest was organized after charges were filed – and then dropped – against a woman who filmed activities at a […]
(KCPW News) During this year’s legislative session, a number of bills sought to change Utah’s energy code, including two that addressed energy efficiency for homeowners and businesses. KCPW’s Roger McDonough spoke with Kevin Emerson from the nonprofit Utah Clean Energy, to hear about their advocacy efforts at the state capitol.