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.
Abortion statistics will be part of the state record, according to a bill passed by the Utah House of Representatives on Tuesday. Read more »
In a display of bipartisan support, 46 representatives — both Republicans and Democrats — have joined as co-sponsors of a bill that requires parental... Read more »
The so-called "Zion curtain" that shields diners from liquor displays and alcohol dispensing in Utah restaurants won't be coming down anytime soon. Read more »
Cancer patients may now have additional options for treatment, as far as insurance coverage goes. Read more »
An eight-year goal to increase the number of adults in the state with a postsecondary education was officially adopted Tuesday by the Utah Legislature. Read more »
A controversial proposal to redistribute the property taxes collected by local school districts narrowly cleared the Senate Monday after divisive debate. Read more »
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