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Bill that bans DIY sexual assault kits passes House

On Friday, the Utah House of Representatives voted to pass a bill that would ban the sale of at-home sexual assault testing

Utah Senate passes three bills that bolster crisis intervention teams

On Monday, the Utah Senate passed three bills related to expanding crisis intervention training in Utah. Sen. Daniel Thatcher, R-West Valley City,

Utah senate passes bill that prioritizes in-person learning

The Utah Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would prioritize in-person learning in classrooms. Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Salt Lake City, sponsored

Legislative committee examines expanding student apprenticeship program

On Wednesday, the Business, Economic Development and Labor Appropriations committee heard testimony to further expand a statewide student apprenticeship program that seeks

Utah Legislature commences work amid pandemic concerns and fears of unrest

The Utah Legislature kicked off its 45-day session on Tuesday. While members of the public are currently not permitted inside the state

Utah offenders can argue racial bias for a more lenient sentence

A recent guideline adopted by the Utah Sentencing Commission allows a defendant or their attorney to ask for sentencing leniency because of

KCPW Presents: The Front Lines of COVID-19

This week on KCPW Presents, our reporting staff collected stories from a few people on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.

Utah’s response to COVID-19 and a 2020 legislative wrap-up

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says mass gatherings in the state should be limited to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. Two Utah Jazz players are

An honor code clarification, Utah’s coronavirus plan and the super tuesday primary

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says same-sex romantic behavior is still “not compatible” with the rules at Brigham Young

Changes coming for Utah’s anti-gerrymandering law and the latest from the 2020 legislative session

A slew of news dropped this week from the Utah Legislature, including an abortion ban in waiting, a bill to criminalize protesting, a compromise on