Lawsuit challenging a Utah law allowing internet service providers to charge for filtering pornography.
A man with a history of filing long-shot lawsuits is challenging on religious grounds a Utah law allowing internet service providers to charge for filtering pornography. And some experts say this... Read more »
The Utah Fraternal Order of Police has endorsed Gov. Gary Herbert's re-election bid. Read more »
Three public servants and one organization with University of Utah connections were recognized Tuesday at the 2016 Public Service Awards sponsored by the Utah chapter of the American Society for... Read more »
The partial Medicaid expansion plan that was promoted as a way to cover 16,300 of Utah's neediest — later revised to 10,000 — turns out to be even more limited than some advocates... Read more »
The new Salt Lake City administration is shutting down all smoking rooms at Utah's largest airport. Read more »
A national group that advocates conservative principles threw its support Tuesday behind Republican Jonathan Johnson's campaign to unseat GOP Utah Gov. Gary Herbert. Read more »
An organization is rolling out the "U-Turn Utah" advertising campaign targeting audiences in multiple states in the West. The campaign criticizes Utah's efforts to get control of 32 million acres... Read more »
The Salt Lake City-based Sutherland Institute has plans to reshape itself as a nationally recognized conservative think tank under its new president. Read more »
Overstock.com founder and former CEO Patrick Byrne continues to fuel Jonathan Johnson's campaign for governor with unprecedented amounts of cash. Read more »
The public comment period has opened on a proposal to extend health care to up to 11,000 people who are living in chronic homelessness, in and out of the criminal justice system, or dealing with... Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday a strongly worded resolution from Utah lawmakers opposing a new Bears Ears national monument won't hurt his discussions about the designation with the Obama... Read more »
The Utah Communications Authority’s status as an "independent state entity” should be put under review by the Legislature because of significant organizational deficiencies that allowed... Read more »
Utah state senators had the opportunity to meet with a presidential candidate Wednesday — Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party's presumptive nominee. Read more »
The Utah Legislature told the Obama administration Wednesday in a strongly worded resolution that the state doesn't want a new national monument and is gearing up to fight any attempt to create one. Read more »
Utah lawmakers voted to restore more than $4.7 million in funding for various education programs during a special legislative session Wednesday. Read more »
Utah economic leaders Wednesday urged legislators to begin considering improvements to 500 South and 600 South to create "grand boulevard" entrances into Utah's capital city from I-15. Read more »
United Way of Salt Lake recognized six recipients of the 2016 United for Change award: Mayor Ben McAdams, Mayor Cherie Wood, Principal Jadee Talbot, Intermountain Healthcare, KSL and Deseret... Read more »
Utah Supreme Court Justice Tom Lee made Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's list of potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees. Read more »
A small group of parents gathered at the state Capitol Wednesday, calling on lawmakers to act against the directive from the Obama administration telling schools to allow transgender students to... Read more »
Unmanned aerial systems operators and educators urged Utah lawmakers Wednesday to not stifle the emerging industry with too much regulation. Read more »
Democratic candidate for governor Mike Weinholtz accused Gov. Gary Herbert Wednesday of abusing his power at a secretly recorded meeting with lobbyists where he offered to meet with their clients... Read more »
The Sutherland Institute released a new video highlighting San Juan County Navajo tribal members opposed to a new national monument. Meanwhile, a pro-monument group released a poll showing 71... Read more »
The Utah Communications Authority, an independent agency, should be subject to a series of controls in the wake of about $1 million being stolen by a now former employee over more than a decade,... Read more »
Leaders in the Utah Legislature voted Tuesday to study the local impacts of a recent directive from the White House telling schools to allow transgender students to use bathrooms consistent with... Read more »
Utahns apparently are warming up to Donald Trump. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee now leads Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in a new public opinion poll released by... Read more »
Lawmakers will meet this week in a special legislative session to vote on restoring more than $4.7 million for several education programs and whether to formally oppose the creation of a national... Read more »
Prosecutors say the criminal case against ex-Attorney General John Swallow should go forward because they did not read protected emails between him and his former lawyer. Read more »
A federal appeals court Friday rejected a polygamous family's request for a full review of a decision upholding the cohabitation provision in Utah's polygamy law. Read more »
The Utah State Board of Education voted Friday to do a comprehensive review of the state's English and math standards, as well as to replace SAGE testing with the ACT in high school. Both decisions... Read more »
Movement toward eliminating SAGE, Utah's standardized test, from high schools has gained momentum among state education leaders in light of recent political opposition to the test. Read more »
A new legislative audit shows the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation's oversight of case management is weak, costly to taxpayers, and in some cases in conflict with federal and state regulation. Read more »
After drawing harsh criticism Tuesday, Gov. Gary Herbert backed off of an attempt to get lawmakers to address an issue related to the controversial Common Core standards in Utah at next week's... Read more »
Parental concerns over Utah's SAGE test have led to rising rates of children being exempted from the test. But schools aren't immune to the consequences that student opt outs have on teaching,... Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert may ask lawmakers to go along with his newly announced opposition to mandatory high school SAGE testing at this month's special session of the Utah Legislature. Read more »
Twenty of Utah's 29 counties have opted to conduct the June 28 primary election by mail, meaning some voters may have some work to do to make sure they get the right ballot in their mailbox. Read more »
A Utah law that requires doctors to administer pain medication to the fetus when performing abortions after 20 weeks gestational age has put many doctors and legislators at odds Read more »
Puzzling educators is what seems to be new opposition to the Common Core State Standards and SAGE testing from Gov. Gary Herbert after he historically upheld them and commissioned studies that... Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert authorized lowering flags in the state to half-staff until former Utah Sen. Bob Bennett's Utah funeral on Saturday, May 14. Read more »
Both Gov. Gary Herbert and his re-election challenger, Jonathan Johnson, called for the end of SAGE testing and Utah's use of the Common Core academic standards Wednesday. Read more »
Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow now only needs to check with his pretrial officer once a week instead of once a day in the criminal case against him. Read more »
A diverse group of Weber County officials launched a local effort Tuesday to rescue thousands of children from intergenerational poverty and reliance on public assistance, the latest step in an... Read more »
Brewvies Cinema Pub wants a federal judge to stop the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control from taking any action against the theater for allegedly violating a state obscenity law. Read more »
A report from the Royal College of Physicians summarized 10 years of data on e-cigarettes and tobacco and concluded that smokers should be urged to switch to e-cigarettes. Read more »
If it were up to voters, medical marijuana would be a thing in Utah, at least according to the latest poll. Utah Policy surveyed voters and found that 66 percent of those polled favor legalization... Read more »
The Constitutional Defense Council voted unanimously Wednesday to ask Gov. Gary Herbert's office, as well as Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes, to investigate the support behind the push for a new... Read more »
Chris Karpowitz, co-director of the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy at BYU, said the results are consistent with previous polls. Read more »
A Democratic attorney general candidate says the Utah Attorney General's Office could have prevented a lawsuit Brewvies Cinema Pub filed against the state alcohol control agency. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert isn't the first popular governor Republican state convention delegates have forced into a primary election. Read more »
Stan Albrecht, USU's 11-year president, is retiring. But he hopes the institution's land grant mission will be a priority for the next leader. Read more »
Nearly two-thirds of the state's registered Democratic delegates turned out for the statewide convention Saturday, putting many of their candidates on the November ballot, including Mike Weinholtz. Read more »
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