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Utah lawmakers stand pat on liquor laws

State lawmakers stood pat on liquor laws this year, though there was some talk of removing the so-called Zion Curtain in Utah restaurants. Read more »

March 15, 2014

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New legislation contributes to education goals, but major reforms remain out of reach

Education officials believe the actions by lawmakers will advance the state's goals of increased grade-level proficiency and college degree completion. But major... Read more »

March 15, 2014

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Can House speaker be a 'real fighter' in governor's race?

House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, started the 2014 Legislature swinging, but by the end of the session she'd dropped both her signature education technology... Read more »

March 15, 2014

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Gov. Herbert calls 2014 Legislature a success

Gov. Gary Herbert spent the last night of the 2014 Legislature Thursday celebrating his success in getting nearly all of his $13.3 billion passed —without a... Read more »

March 13, 2014

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Legislature meets top priorities of public, higher education

Lawmakers appropriated more than $240 million in additional funding to public and higher education during the 2014 legislative session. Read more »

March 13, 2014

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Legislative gems: Much to admire from this legislative session

Lost in the political drama of the legislative session, legislators were hard at work passing bills and building budgets that will help improve our lives. Here are a... Read more »

March 13, 2014

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