A new analysis on Utah's Transfer of Public Lands Act says the law is on strong legal footing, despite its critics
A new analysis on Utah's Transfer of Public Lands Act, which demands the federal government turn over lands to the state by Dec. 31, 2014, says the law is on strong legal footing, despite its... Read more »
As the Utah House committee looking into now former Attorney General John Swallow started wrapping up its work, investigators discovered another missing electronic data device this past week. Read more »
Utahns remember the U.S.S. Utah, which was sunk by Japanese torpedoes at the beginning of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which propelled the United States into World War II. Read more »
The case of two former Utah Boy Scout leaders involved in pushing over a rock formation in Goblin Valley State Park is on its way to the county attorney's office. Read more »
John Swallow resigned as attorney general this week after raising more than $150,000 in campaign funds during the year that could be spent in a variety of ways, including on legal bills. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert was mostly upbeat Wednesday as he highlighted his $13.3 billion budget proposal that includes $261 million in new money for education and $36 million to expand the state prison at... Read more »
Utah State Auditor John Dougall included a warning about the state's dependency on money from Washington, D.C., in issuing the latest annual audit of federal spending. Read more »
The retired adjutant general of the Utah National Guard has new troops to command for the next few weeks, and he didn't rule out a bid to replace his former boss in the attorney general's office. Read more »
A U.S. Supreme Court decision to stay out of the fight between states and online retailers over taxing Internet sales could affect a Utah lawmaker's proposal to make cyber sellers follow the same... Read more »
Sen. Aaron Osmond intends to sponsor three bills aimed at ending compulsory education in Utah and encouraging parental engagement in education. Read more »
John Swallow walked away from the attorney general's office Monday, but the ending to his scandal-ridden 11 months as Utah's top cop remains unwritten. Read more »
Utah Democrats contend embattled Attorney General John Swallow wasn't legally elected, and because he can't resign from an office he didn't hold, Republicans shouldn't get to pick his successor. Read more »
There will be $206 million in new revenue to spend in the new budget year that begins July 1, 2014, plus another $132 million in surplus funds, Gov. Gary Herbert announced Monday. Read more »
The lieutenant governor could decide by Wednesday whether to refer a damning report that shows Utah Attorney General John Swallow broke state election laws to a court. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert has named Jacey Skinner his new general counsel and has announced that Ron Gordon will now serve in an elevated role as a member of the governor's senior staff and criminal... Read more »
Utah Attorney General John Swallow announced his resignation Thursday after 10 months of intense public scrutiny that started with an indicted businessman's accusation four days after he took... Read more »
Members of the Utah Health and Human Services Interim Committee on Wednesday discussed the potential of bringing a product made from cannabis plants to Utah for the treatment of epilepsy in children. Read more »
The lieutenant governor's office is expected to announce as early as Thursday results of an investigation into whether Utah Attorney General John Swallow violated state election laws. Read more »
Two years of work by the Economic Development Task Force left the 16 members zeroing in on air quality as a primary area that needs attention to keep Utah economically attractive for the next... Read more »
Members of the Education Interim Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that revises an existing statute aimed at preventing youth suicides. Read more »
Ann Silverberg Williamson was confirmed as executive director of Utah Department of Human Services by unanimous vote of the Utah Senate on Wednesday. Read more »
Rural Utah residents who don't have regular garbage pickup would have the option of burying their non-hazardous household trash under a legislative measure sponsored by Rep. Rhonda Menlove, R-Garland. Read more »
It's been a concern for businesses or cities to recoup costs if they provide a charging station for electric vehicles for fear they could be regulated as a "utility." A bill discussed Wednesday... Read more »
Utah lawmakers are considering changing the age at which tobacco products are accessible from 19 to 21. The provision passed through committee Wednesday and will face the entire Legislature during... Read more »
Large-scale management changes in the Utah Department of Workforce Services amid record demand for public assistance while coping with a recession-related budget crunch were "likely ill-advised," a... Read more »
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