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Herbert signs bills for education funding, criminal justice reform

Gov. Gary Herbert gave final approval Tuesday to not only grant Utah schools the largest funding increase in 25 years, but to also revamp the state’s criminal... Read more »

March 31, 2015

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Utah educators skeptical of civics test requirement

Gov. Gary Herbert on Monday signed a bill into law that will require Utah students to pass a citizenship naturalization test before receiving a high school diploma. Read more »

March 31, 2015

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Rep. Rob Bishop plans public lands hearings on federal ownership

Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, said he wants to host some hearings on federal land ownership in the West and why it presents challenges to the public education system. His... Read more »

March 31, 2015

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President Obama to make first trip to Utah this week as president

President Barack Obama is scheduled to make his first trip to Utah this week as commander-in-chief. Read more »

March 30, 2015

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Vets receive 'overdue' thanks in Utah's first Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day

Gov. Gary Herbert signed three bills Monday honoring and supporting Vietnam veterans at a ceremony in the state Capitol for the state's first Vietnam Veterans... Read more »

March 30, 2015

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Reinstating firing squad signifies Utah’s faltering moral standing

The death penalty by way of firing squad is the wrong option for dealing with criminals. Utah should stay steadfast in the moral sense as an example to other states... Read more »

March 29, 2015

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