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Revived proposal to ease traffic restrictions for cyclists advances at legislature

(KCPW News)  Last year, with the clock ticking down on the legislative session, Rep. Carol Spackman-Moss (D-Salt Lake) saw her bill to let

Senate Committee Advances Medicaid Expansion Replacement Plan

(KCPW News) Utah lawmakers have advanced a proposal to replace the full Medicaid expansion approved by voters in November. Ogden Republican Sen. Allen

While lawmakers look to amend voter-passed Medicaid expansion, advocates hope to stop them

(KCPW News) On the first day of the legislative session, an exchange between a state lawmaker and an advocate for Medicaid expansion

Utah lawmaker wants to ban abortions after 15 weeks and The Road Home closure is delayed

A Utah lawmaker introduces a bill to ban abortions after 15 weeks, despite a federal judge striking down a similar measure in

The trial of Torrey Green and Utah’s Medicaid expansion

Former Utah State University football player Torrey Green, accused of sexually assaulting six women when he was student, takes the stand during

Despite renewed criticism, University of Utah doesn’t plan on disciplining anyone for the death of Lauren McCluskey

Despite renewed criticism from the mother of slain student Lauren McCluskey, the University of Utah doesn’t plan to discipline anyone. Legislation proposed

Romney criticizes Trump and Utah has a new DUI law

Days before being sworn in as Utah’s newest senator, Mitt Romney dusts off his criticism of President Donald Trump. Utah sees its

2018 year in review

Salt Lake Tribune editors reflect on the stories that defined 2018, including the debate around medical marijuana, the seismic shifts inside the

Utahns are in the running to replace Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and a neighborhood is trying to shut down a homeless hospice clinic

The Utahns in the running to replace Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who is stepping down amid ethics investigations. A new report shows

Hatch’s dismissal of hush money payments; Utah’s homelessness data; and, Salt Lake’s dwindling Mormon population

Outgoing Sen. Orrin Hatch dismisses court documents implicating President Donald Trump in illegal hush money payments during the 2016 campaign. Hatch also gives