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Makeup of board to oversee prison relocation a topic of controversy

The makeup of a board that would oversee relocation of the Utah State Prison and redevelopment of the land where it now sits has become a sticking point for state... Read more »

Feb. 21, 2013


Lawmakers warn new tax collection numbers may be misleading

New revenue numbers released Tuesday suggest the state may be doing better economically than expected, but legislative leaders warned that the good news is misleading. Read more »

Feb. 19, 2013


Congress must find courage to deal with federal budget issues

The economy surprisingly shrank in the last quarter of 2012, with the gross domestic product falling by 0.1 percent. Many economists cautioned that this was just a... Read more »

Feb. 2, 2013


Lawmakers fast-tracking bill to set higher daily salary

Currently, lawmakers are paid $117 each day they are in session or attending interim and other official meetings, plus $95 for lodging and $61 for meals, even though... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2013


Swallow has no plans to resign even as rumors circulate about his replacement

Embattled Utah Attorney General John Swallow has no intention of resigning his office, his spokesman said Friday, even as rumors swirled about who might take his place. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2013


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