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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

Embattled school board member, transgender sports, expanded vaccinations

More than 7,000 people sign a petition seeking to remove a Utah school board member over her comments about LGBTQ students and Black Lives

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’s federal delegation and bills to watch during the Utah legislative session

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by

Coronavirus variants, vaccines, and where the pandemic is headed

Today on “In the Hive,” a primer on coronavirus variants. Three variants of SARS-Cov-2 have drawn the attention of health officials because

Bill advances clarifying process for changing place names derogatory to Native Americans

Correction: In the audio version of this story, the producer says the committee hearing took place on Tuesday. The hearing was on

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

Lawmakers advance measure to make Utah’s electric vehicle fees highest in nation

(KCPW News) A proposal to significantly increase the registration fees on electric vehicles in Utah cleared a legislative committee on Monday. House