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Bill Sets Deadline for County to End Controversial Fee

A bill that would eliminate a fee that unincorporated Salt Lake County residents pay for Unified Police Department services was approved by

Lawmakers Reject School Bus Ads Again

A bill that would have allowed school districts to sell advertisement space on school buses was voted down this morning in the

New Bar-X Gives Patrons A Taste of Old Salt Lake

A Hollywood actor has collaborated with local entrepreneurs to revive a nearly 80 year-old-bar in downtown Salt Lake City. Bar-X officially re-opened

Lawmakers Want Cooperation on Potential Education Cuts

Utah lawmakers on the Public Education Appropriations Committee have sent a message to the State Board of Education: tell us where your

Plan to Make Tax Hikes More Difficult Fails

A constitutional amendment that would have made it much harder to raise taxes in Utah failed in the legislature’s House Revenue and

Proposed Amendments Would Change School Control

Who should be steering Utah's public education system? One proposed amendment to the state constitution would have the legislature take the reigns,

Utah Lawmakers Honor Fallen Officers

Utah lawmakers honored three fallen police officers today who were killed in the line of duty.

Care Provider Incentive Could Slash Medicaid Costs

A Utah House Republican wants to cut down on Medicaid costs by giving health care providers an incentive to send patients to

Spice Ban, Regulation Moves Forward in Committee

Utah is getting closer to controlling the sale and use of spice. Two spice-regulating bills earned unanimous recommendations in legislative committees yesterday

Durham Says Cuts Will Halt Progress in the Courts

Delivering the annual State of the Judiciary Address to Utah lawmakers, Chief Justice of the Utah Supreme Court Christine Durham said any