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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.

Homelessness, the affordable housing crisis, and tiny homes to the rescue?

Today on “In the Hive,” we return to the topic of homelessness in the Salt Lake Valley. We’ll ask a resident of

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

Bill that removes requirement for a concealed carry permit passes first vote in Utah Senate

UPDATE: The Utah House of Representatives agreed with the Senate’s amendments and HB60 is now headed to the desk of Gov. Spencer

Utah Senate votes to expand charitable prescription drug program

A bill that would expand the state’s charitable prescription drug program passed out of the Utah Senate on Tuesday. During a committee

Utah Senate passes a bill that would regualte the state’s use of facial recognition software

On Monday, the Utah Senate passed a bill that would add some constraints to the state’s use of facial recognition software. Sen.

Utah lawmaker files resolution to impeach Attorney General Sean Reyes

(KCPW News) A Democratic state lawmaker has opened a bill file to impeach Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes, citing Reyes’s efforts to