Monthly Archive:: May 2012

Utah Delegation Backs Keystone XL Pipeline Motion

Utah Congressmen Jim Matheson and Jason Chaffetz were among House lawmakers voting this morning in favor of a motion to move the

Politics Up Close: New Budget Report, SL County Council Candidate Mel Nimer

The state of Utah’s general fund is being eroded by tax exemptions and earmarks, hurting important needs like colleges and universities, the

Snowbird Wins Approval to Install Mountain Coaster

A thumbs up by the Salt Lake County Planning Commission Wednesday means plans to develop a mountain coaster at Snowbird Ski and

Task Force Talks Federal Health Care Implementation

State lawmakers once again rolled up their sleeves this morning at the state capitol to discuss how Utah will approach the implementation

Lee’s Budget Fails in Senate, Along with Several Others

A good chunk of this week was spent in the U.S. Senate debating and rejecting several budget proposals. And among them was

Lawmakers Troubled By License Plate Scanning Plan

Utah lawmakers are debating whether automatic license plate readers, used by law enforcement to catch criminals, violate the privacy rights of Utah

Lawmakers Get First Look at Cost of Medicaid Breach

Utah lawmakers got their first look at what the Medicaid data breach could potentially cost the state on Wednesday. A legislative committee

State Prison System Will Be Full by 2015, Officials Tell Lawmakers

About 80 percent of those who are incarcerated in Utah suffer from some sort of addiction and a third of inmates are

New State Parks Director Vows to Keep Them Open

Utah’s new director of state parks says don’t plan on seeing park closures anytime soon. Fred Hayes, who took over the position

CityViews 5/17/12: Women & Retirement/History Matters

Segment 1: Women during the 1950s and ‘60s fought hard for the right to work outside the home. Now those career women