Becky Lockhart is serious about her bid to become the state superintendent but isn't ruling out a run for governor
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 »
Thirty-seven candidates will be interviewed by a committee tasked with narrowing down the number of individuals running for the State School Board. The committee will then forward three names per... Read more »
A federal judge ruled Monday that Utah must recognize same-sex marriages performed in the state during the brief time it was legal in late December and early January. Read more »
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, has gotten more laws passed than anyone else currently serving in the Senate, according to a ranking released Friday by the National Journal. Read more »
Fourth Congressional District candidate Doug Owens vowed Wednesday to make immigration reform a top campaign priority. Read more »
Most of the bills that Utah legislators passed during their legislative session this year go into effect Tuesday. Under Utah's constitution, new laws go into effect 60 days after the legislative... Read more »
A legal team is being assembled to help defend the new alternative to the caucus and convention system political parties use to nominate candidates, the chairman of the Count My Vote initiative... Read more »
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