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Lawmaker pushes for 'cooling-off period' to withhold officers' names in critical incidents
A Utah County legislator is sponsoring a bill to keep the names of officers involved in critical incidents secret for months to allow a "cooling-off period" for the public, but a former police chief and a media lawyer say it would do the opposite.
Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
Statewide safety standards for trampoline gyms on hold
Lawmakers decided this week to hold off on enacting statewide safety standards for trampoline gyms, wary of overregulation.
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Legislature considers range of resolutions
Utah lawmakers have introduced about 700 bills this year, including resolutions that offer their opinions on high-profile topics such as refugees and public lands.