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Utah’s Legislative Session kicks off on Monday. Today we’re joined by Representative Rebecca Chavez-Houck to get a preview of the session, about the legacy of late House Speaker Becky Lockhart, and to look in depth at the issues affecting downtown Salt Lake City at the legislature.
(KCPW News) During the 2015 meeting of the Utah State Legislature, Alliance for a Better Utah Executive Director Maryann Martindale will KCPW’s Roger McDonough for a daily update from the hill. Today they talk about the major issues likely to be addressed in this year’s meeting of lawmakers, which kicks off next week.
(KCPW News) A committee at the state legislature on Tuesday heard findings from an audit on the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED)—and those findings were less than complimentary. The Office of the Utah State Audit expressed concerns about a lack of oversight in a corporate incentive program. GOED has awarded over $600 million in […]
(KCPW News) The Utah legislature has been holding interim committee hearings this week, and on Wednesday, one committee discussed a federal program known as the 1033 Program. 1033 started in the 1990s as a means of providing military surplus equipment to local law enforcement agencies. The intent was to aid those agencies in the war […]
(KCPW News) The Internet has been abuzz lately over a recent hacking scandal involving the theft and distribution of intimate celebrity photos. According to reports, a group of hackers conspired to target specific celebrities—all female—and so far they’ve successfully leaked private, nude images of 17 individuals. The anonymous thieves claim to have sexually explicit content […]