Utah Legislature 2013
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Based on our grass-roots efforts, Deseret News editors have identified five key issues that matter to Utah families. These issues include early childhood education, college and career readiness, economic development, health care and well-being, and intergenerational poverty.
These issues are often interrelated and essential to continued prosperity. We present those issues to you with a promise that our legislative coverage will center on those things that matter most to you.
Individuals who apply for child care licenses in Utah will be subject to an additional background check, thanks to a bill that passed through the Senate on Wednesday. Read more »
A bill that would establish the Federal Funds Commission to prepare a plan to address potential federal fund reductions passed 59-14 in the House Wednesday. Read more »
A bill marking the next step in relocating the Utah State Prison from Draper passed the House on Wednesday, but not before lawmakers eliminated the possibility that a... Read more »
A bill to create a one-stop shop online for all of a student's available performance data cleared the Utah Legislature Wednesday after a narrow victory in the House. Read more »
A bill that would fine teen drivers a maximum of $25 for talking on the phone was passed by the Senate Wednesday. Read more »
Utah's public schools will see the largest funding increase in years under the terms of a revised budget that unanimously passed the House of Representatives... Read more »
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