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Committee Approves Bill to Reauthorize Veterans Task Force

A legislative committee on Monday approved a bill to reauthorize a Utah task force charged with helping veterans make a smoother transition

Doctors Promote Bill to Ban Smoking With Kids in Cars

(KCPW News) A group of doctors and school children were at Utah’s Capitol on Friday, trying to secure support from lawmakers for

Capitol Display Draws Attention to Senate Autism Bill

(KCPW News) Supporters of a bill to get insurers to cover children with Autism created a colorful display in the capitol rotunda

Canyonlands Resolution Held for Year of Further Study

A resolution calling for greater protection of Utah’s Canyonlands was held over for a year of study on Thursday after Republican lawmakers

Utah Resolution Would Urge Congress to Tackle Online Sales Tax

(KCPW News) A resolution to get online retailers to collect sales tax from Utah buyers passed unanimously out of committee today. House

Effect of Climate Change on Utah Wildfires Debated at Legislature

(KCPW News) Legislation that for the first time would have acknowledged the science of human-caused climate change by the government of the

Minority Leader Wants to Make Cockfighting a Felony in Utah

(KCPW News) Cockfighting will join a list of cruelty to animal felony offenses in Utah, if Senate Minority Leader Gene Davis has

Concurrent Resolution by Lawmakers Endorses Israel

(KCPW News) Republican State Senator Curt Bramble, of Provo, is sponsoring a resolution that supports Israel’s “legal, historical, moral, and God-given right”

Legislation that Would Bar Sex Offenders from School Boards Challenged

(KCPW News) Legislation that would prohibit someone convicted of a sexual offense from serving on local or state school boards was held

Bill to Eliminate Straight Party Ticket Voting Killed in Committee

(KCPW News) A bill that would eliminate Straight Party Voting in Utah failed to pass out of the House Government Operations Committee today,