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Governor calls for fleet transition to clean fuel vehicles

Utah lawmakers joined Gov. Gary Herbert on a CNG-fueled school bus parked outside the Capitol on Monday in support of his call for a transition to clean fuel vehicles... Read more »

March 4, 2013

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Bill affirming state control over guns passes House committee

A controversial bill intended to stop the enforcement of federal gun laws in Utah was approved Monday by the House Judiciary Committee after minimal debate. Read more »

March 4, 2013

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Creating a legislative vision for education: Do Utah lawmakers' bills advance overall goals?

Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City and Utah Democratic Party chairman, described the state of education as "catastrophic" and said Democrats were more than willing to... Read more »

March 2, 2013

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'Constitutional carry' gun bill passes House after change

The so-called "constitutional carry" gun bill that allows weapons to be concealed without a permit passed the House Friday after being changed so a round can no longer... Read more »

March 1, 2013

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Lawmaker aims to stop cities, UTA from hiring Capitol Hill lobbyists

A state lawmaker wants to prohibit government entities, including the Utah Transit Authority, from contracting with lobbyists to represent them on Capitol Hill. Read more »

Feb. 28, 2013

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Bill would remove 'Zion curtain' in Utah restaurants that serve alcohol

A state lawmaker who wants to tear down the so-called "Zion curtain" in Utah restaurants says there's nothing to show that separating the pouring of alcoholic drinks... Read more »

Feb. 27, 2013

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