Legislative Coverage Archive

The human health and economic costs of air pollution in Utah

A study published in 2020 by a cohort of scientists from Brigham Young University, the University of Utah and other institutions found

$75 million fund would provide loans for projects of three Utah “authorities”

(KCPW News) A newly-unveiled bill to create a $75 million fund to issue loans for projects related to the Utah Inland Port Authority

Utah Senate passes bill that would fund 988 suicide hotline

On Friday, a bill that would create an account to fund use of the 988 suicide hotline passed its final vote in

Bill to tighten higher education harassment policy advances in Legislature.

(KCPW News) On Wednesday, a bill that would align Utah higher education harassment policy with the Supreme Court’s definition of harassment passed

Resolution commemorating 2020 election passes Utah House – after significant changes

(KCPW News) A resolution recognizing Utah’s clerks and election workers for their efforts during the 2020 election cleared the Utah House of

Committee endorses extension for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls task force

(KCPW News) A bill that would extend the life of a state task force on Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls

Bill that would prohibit transgender girls from competing in girls’ sports passes House committee

On Thursday, the House Education Committee voted to pass a bill that would ban transgender girls from competing in K-12 girls’ sports.

Utah House endorses name change for Dixie State University

On Wednesday, the Utah House of Representatives passed a bill that would begin the process to change the name of Dixie State

Senate bill seeks to reform troubled teen industry

The Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee unanimously passed a bill that aims to reform youth residential treatment programs in

Lawmakers prioritizing creation of new, $9 million agency to oversee Utah’s share of Colorado River

(KCPW News) A bill that would create a new board to oversee Utah’s allotment of the Colorado River has cleared a committee