Two Utah lawmakers announced Wednesday they will sponsor a Utah Civics Education Initiative bill.
A bill to reauthorize a program for emergency medical treatment for children has passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation was introduced by Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Rep. Jim... Read more »
Though his Senate colleagues said it was hard to let him go, they unanimously confirmed Sen. John Valentine to head the Utah Tax Commission on Wednesday. Read more »
Two Utah lawmakers announced Wednesday they will sponsor a Utah Civics Education Initiative bill that would require high school students to pass a U.S. civics test in order to graduate. Read more »
Backers of a petition supporting traditional marriage delivered a list of more than 18,600 signatures to Gov. Gary Herbert's office Friday, saying Utahns don't need to be ashamed of taking that stand. Read more »
Utah attorney general candidates Sean Reyes and Charles Stormont are closely scrutinizing campaign donations because of the alleged actions of the state's two past officeholders. Read more »
Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. said Wednesday it's "inevitable" that same-sex marriages will be recognized nationwide, but he stopped short of criticizing state officials for fighting the issue... Read more »
Even though outgoing House Speaker Becky Lockhart is serious about her bid to become the state superintendent of public schools, the Provo Republican doesn't appear to be ruling out a run for... Read more »
Dual challenges of affordable health care and the accessibility and pricing of public transit were major topics of discussion Saturday at an annual poverty summit in Salt Lake dissecting the... Read more »
The state backed its request for more time to appeal a lower court ruling in the same-sex marriage recognition case Wednesday with a new brief in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Read more »
Attorneys for three couples in Utah's same-sex marriage recognition case oppose the state's request for more time to file its appeal in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Read more »
Utah asked the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals for more time Monday to file its appeal in a same-sex marriage recognition case. They are asking that the deadline be extended from Sept. 22 to Oct. 22. Read more »
State Democratic Party Chairman Peter Corroon wants Democrats to be able to compete to replace Sen. John Valentine, R-Orem, who was recently named to head the Utah State Tax Commission. Read more »
A new round of funding bolstered by money from the Utah Legislature is helping businesses, schools and individuals do what they can to curtail emissions and help clear the Wasatch Front of harmful... Read more »
Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, has announced five town hall meetings to be held in August throughout the state. Read more »
With 26-year state senator John Valentine leaving the Legislature next month, lawmakers face charting a different course for alcohol policy or staying the course that Valentine help set. Read more »
Gov. Gary Hebert has appointed Angela F. Micklos as chairwoman of the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole. Read more »
State liquor commissioners continued Tuesday to grapple with what the requirements should be for issuing single-event permits after a recent controversy over how the rules applied to an annual... Read more »
Utahns file their taxes, bank and shop online all the time, says state Sen. Curt Bramble, R-Provo, so why shouldn't they also be able to vote on their laptops? Read more »
A bill was reintroduced Wednesday that would give the Utah Division of Air Quality more flexibility in forming strategies to achieve standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency. Read more »
Investigators continue to build a case for possible criminal charges against former Utah attorneys general John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff. Read more »
Unofficial vote tallies from Tuesday's primary elections in Utah. Read more »
The nation cannot afford to wait any longer for immigration reform, state legislative leaders wrote in a letter to Utah Reps. Rob Bishop, Jason Chaffetz, Chris Stewart and Jim Matheson that urges... Read more »
Utah lawmakers are working on drafting a letter to support potential FDA regulation of electronic cigarettes. The Utah committee has until July 9 to submit its support. Read more »
A Utah legislative committee overseeing public land policy issues asked hard questions of the Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service on grazing and law enforcement conflicts. Some asserted... Read more »
The Utah Department of Health is meeting weekly with federal officials to discuss options for Medicaid expansion. Read more »
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