Behind the Headlines

Water conservation, transgender athletes and more from the 2022 Legislature

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) The pumphouse where the Jordan River meets Utah Lake in Saratoga Springs on Tuesday, March 1, 2022.

As the dust settles on Utah’s 2022 legislative session, reporters delve into some of the major issues lawmakers addressed — from water conservation to media access to a bill that bans transgender kids from competing in school sports.

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Brian Maffly and Bethany Rodgers, along with news columnist Robert Gehrke, join KCPW’s Roger McDonough to talk about the week’s top stories.

Every Friday at 9 a.m., stream “Behind the Headlines” at, or tune in to KCPW 88.3 FM or Utah Public Radio for the broadcast. Join the live conversation by calling 801- 355-TALK.

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