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Less than 2 percent of Utah teens in the state foster care system are able to obtain driver's licenses. Foster teens and the Division of Child and Family Services are asking lawmakers to consider a means to hel...
Proposed rules on university researchers' cultivation of industrial hemp may go beyond legislative intent of Utah's law, says Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Lehi. One proposal would give law enforcement access to growing ...
A legislative audit says some forensic patients at the Utah State Hospital have stays that exceed limits in state law, resulting in waiting lists. State officials say patient cases are complex and the actual nu...
Casey Baird said he lived through his daughter, Tawnee Maria Baird, and considered the woman accused of stabbing her to death his "other daughter."
The health of the family is indivisible from the destiny of the nation, said Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, addressing the 23rd annual meeting of the Philanthropy Roundtable on Friday in Salt Lake City.
Jon M. Huntsman Sr., founder and principal benefactor of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, was awarded the Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership during the Philanthropic Roundtable's annual meeting in Salt Lake...
Housing is a key to lifting people out of homelessness, but formerly homeless men and women addressing Utah's Homeless Summit on Wednesday said they face ongoing challenges with their health, addictions, mental...
Affordable housing both prevents and helps cure homelessness in Utah, according to the latest Comprehensive Report on Homelessness. Chronic homeless has dropped by 72 percent since 2005, the report states.
From the Utah Code titled 'Husband and Wife,' to interacting with states that have laws that prohibit same-sex marriage, the Supreme Court's decision not to take up the issue of same-sex marriage raises new que...
Relatives of Utahns killed in receofficer-involved shootings were joined by former Salt Lake City mayor Rocky Anderson demanding accountability, transparency and better training of police officers at a rally Sa...