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Stewart’s defense of Trump, medical marijuana law replacement and candidates show for vacant county mayor seat

Rep. Chris Stewart defends President Trump’s comments on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying “journalists disappear” everywhere.  Also, activists are suing

Medical cannabis hearing, the Inland Port and Sen. Mike Lee v. the Mueller investigation

Lawmakers hear from the public on the Utah Cannabis Act, which will be put to a vote during a special session of

Inland Port plans and the tight race between Love and McAdams

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake

ABU Update: Lawmakers Want Final Say on Ballot Initiatives

It’s the last week of the 2018 Utah Legislative Session. KCPW’s Roger McDonough gets the latest from Chase Thomas with Alliance for

Forgery Charges Brought Against Initiative Signature Gatherers

(KCPW News) [AUDIO AFTER BREAK] Two contractors working to gather signatures on statewide ballot initiatives have been charged with forgery. The Weber

Resolution to Exempt Utah from the Antiquities Act Nears Passage at Legislature

(KCPW News) Following an intense public hearing on Monday evening, members of a Senate committee advanced a resolution asking Washington to exempt

ABU Update: Constitutionally Conflicted Bills

On Mondays, KCPW’s Roger McDonough speaks with Chase Thomas from Alliance for a Better Utah to talk about the 2018 Utah Legislative

Lawmakers Discard Plastic Bag Fee Proposal

(KCPW News) Lawmakers on Friday rejected a proposal to add a ten cent fee to disposable grocery bags in Utah. At the

Lawmakers Consider Changes to Bicycle Traffic Laws

(KCPW News)[AUDIO AFTER BREAK] Utah cyclists might soon be able to legally run through stop signs and red lights. House Bill 58

Lawmaker Requests $2 Million to Sue California Over Coal Fee

(KCPW News) Utah Rep. Mike Noel says California’s preference for renewable energy represents a war on Utah coal. KCPW’s Roger McDonough reports.