Recent Articles by Marjorie Cortez
Published: Monday, March 10, 2014 8:43 pm MDT
A state senator will attempt to revive a bill intended to launch an interstate compact to share putative father registries. The bill was killed by a House committee Friday after readily passing the Senate earli...
Published: Monday, March 10, 2014 5:54 pm MDT
The Utah House narrowly passed a bill Monday that would establish tax credits for employers who hire homeless people. HB140, sponsored by Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City, passed on a 38-36 vote.
Published: Saturday, March 8, 2014 3:22 pm MST
In an attempt to address the traffic safety hazards posed by panhandling, the Midvale City Council has adopted an ordinance prohibiting the 'unsafe transfer of money in a roadway.' The city plans an education c...
Published: Friday, March 7, 2014 6:38 pm MST
A bill before state lawmakers would put on hold governance changes in unincorporated Salt Lake County until Nov. 15, 2015. One exception is the proposed annexation of an East Millcreek neighborhood to Holladay.
Published: Thursday, March 6, 2014 6:26 pm MST
American Red Cross Utah region honored 13 Utahns Thursday as heroes during its annual event recognizing exceptional courage, compassion and service.
Published: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 6:35 pm MST
Maddie Bowman, gold medalist in halfpipe skiing, dropped by to visit her neighbors at Mission at Hillside, a Salt Lake nursing home. Bowman shared her gold medal with residents and answered their questions abou...
Published: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 7:09 pm MST
Marines from Camp Lejeune will conduct special operations training in Utah in August, utilizing facilities at Camp Williams and the Unified Fire Authority's training facility in Magna. Officials briefed the Sal...
Published: Monday, March 3, 2014 7:02 pm MST
A group of computer software professionals from Ukraine working this week in Utah are hoping for a peaceful resolution to Russia encroaching on the Crimean peninsula.
Published: Monday, March 3, 2014 2:25 pm MST
The Utah House of Representatives passed a bill Monday morning that would allow parents facing parental rights termination proceedings the option of a jury trial to decide the case.
Published: Sunday, March 2, 2014 3:01 pm MST
Unmarried birth fathers are seeking reform of state adoption laws they say do not adequately protect their rights both by lobbying for legislation for changes and challenging Utah's laws in court.