Mark Madsen

Legislature passes bill banning city dog-breed ordinances

Cities and counties would no longer be able to ban specific dog breeds under a bill the Utah Legislature passed Thursday. Read more »

March 13, 2014


Resolution giving governor, Senate more power over school board advances

A constitutional amendment that either increases consistency and balance in Utah's educational system or undermines the authority of elected State School Board members... Read more »

March 6, 2013


Changes to controversial prison relocation bill causing confusion

A bill to create a board to oversee relocating the Utah State Prison underwent more changes Monday, including a provision that would have lawmakers considering... Read more »

March 4, 2013


Smoking in cars with children poised to become illegal in Utah

Smoking in cars with passengers under age 16 moved closer to becoming illegal in Utah on Friday after a passionate Senate debate over whether the law infringes on... Read more »

March 1, 2013


Repeat offenders of patronizing a prostitute could face enhanced penalties

People with repeat offenses of patronizing a prostitute could be charged with a class A misdemeanor under a bill endorsed Wednesday by a Utah Senate committee. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2013


Bill calls for child's opinion in custody matters to be considered at 14

A bill that received a favorable recommendation Friday from the Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee may hold a solution for Utah families. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2013


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