Recent Articles by Katie McKellar
Published: Monday, March 2, 2015 8:10 pm MST
A bill to reinstate Utah’s firing squad as a backup execution method easily passed through a Senate committee Monday.
Published: Monday, March 2, 2015 6:54 pm MST
A Senate panel supported a bill Monday that would streamline the prosecution of child trafficking .
Published: Monday, March 2, 2015 4:51 pm MST
A House committee gave preliminary approval to a bill Monday that would unravel parts of last year’s Count My Vote compromise.
Published: Monday, March 2, 2015 1:06 pm MST
A House committee approved a resolution Monday that urges support for moving Utah Air National Guard operations to Hill Air Force Base.
Published: Friday, February 27, 2015 5:42 pm MST
State lawmakers honored 19 fallen Utah soldiers Friday at the Capitol. Utah’s military endured no combat-related deaths in 2014. The 19 losses were due to accidents, illnesses and suicides.
Published: Friday, February 27, 2015 1:57 pm MST
A bill to ban gas chambers for animal euthanasia in Utah will be delayed until next year’s legislative session.
Published: Thursday, February 26, 2015 5:54 pm MST
The Utah House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday to expand death benefits to the families of peace officers and firefighters who die in the line of duty.
Published: Thursday, February 26, 2015 11:43 am MST
A Senate committee approved a resolution Thursday that aims to change how law enforcement, advocates and family members interact with victims of sexual violence.
Published: Thursday, February 26, 2015 9:39 am MST
A Senate panel approved a bill Thursday that would clarify that a person is guilty of prostitution when not only engaging in a sexual activity with another for money, but also for trade of goods.
Published: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:20 pm MST
Tourism leaders gathered in the Capitol rotunda on Wednesday to recognize Utah’s booming tourism economy.