The ACLU of Utah and law firm Holland and Hart have filed a class action lawsuit against the state.
After two Republican candidates for state Senate District 13 suspended their campaigns Tuesday, it appeared Rep. Jacob Anderegg, R-Lehi, would be running unopposed. On Wednesday, the race took... Read more »
The Utah Republican Party doesn't intend to comply with the state's controversial election law, even after the Utah Supreme Court rejected its arguments that political parties and not candidates... Read more »
A Utah House member running for state Senate is taking issue with his incumbent opponent receiving campaign contributions from a charter school management company. Read more »
Ex-Attorney General John Swallow wants the criminal charges against him thrown out because he says investigators wrongfully seized protected emails between him and his former lawyer. Read more »
A federal appeals court Monday overturned a judge's decision striking down the cohabitation provision in Utah's polygamy law. Read more »
The Utah Department of Environmental Quality is once again hosting a lawnmower exchange for area residents who want to trade in their gas-powered lawnmowers or lawn trimmers. The machines are... Read more »
Several Democrats vied for positions on the November ballot at the 2016 Salt Lake County Democratic Party Nominating Convention. Read more »
The Utah Supreme Court ruled against the Utah Republican Party on Friday, mandating that candidates — not the party — can choose how to access the primary election ballot. Read more »
The Utah County Republican Party is requiring candidates to express full support of the GOP prior to running for office. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert said Wednesday he believes he can show lawmakers there's no need to override his recent veto of $4.5 million in funding for early education programs. Read more »
Rep. Angela Romero, D-Salt Lake City, and other Utah House Democrats joined advocates for victims of sexual assault on the Capitol steps Wednesday morning to promote awareness for Start By... Read more »
Signature gathering provisions to get on the primary election ballot under Utah's disputed election law are not unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Read more »
A new law just passed by the Utah Legislature requires universities to provide students with organ donation information. Experts hope more young adults will become donors as a result. Read more »
Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow now wants a preliminary hearing that he passed on earlier, apparently due in part to a "poor understanding" of the process. Read more »
The Salt Lake County Council has agreed to spend $200,000 to help cover unanticipated operating costs of the Road Home's Midvale Center resulting from legislation that requires year-round operation... Read more »
Salt Lake County Ben McAdams will ask the County Council to appropriate $200,000 to help cover operational costs of the Road Home's Midvale Center, which can operate year-round under legislation... Read more »
Utah Supreme Court justices poked at the Utah Republican Party's interpretation of a controversial new state election law in a hearing Monday as hundreds of candidates work to get on the primary... Read more »
The Legislature passed it. The governor signed it. But HB437, which proposes to extend Medicaid to 16,000 of the state's poorest of the poor, is still nothing more than a piece of paper until the... Read more »
GOP legislative leaders are stirring up support for an override session to restore $4.5 million in funding for early education programs vetoed by Gov. Gary Herbert. Read more »
College students will see a bigger chunk of their paychecks going to tuition and fees next year after the Utah State Board of Regents approved rate increases for each of Utah's public colleges and... Read more »
U.S. marshals escorted convicted felon Jeremy Johnson to jail Friday pending a June sentencing hearing, which appears likely to end in a long prison sentence for the one-time wealthy Internet... Read more »
The first debate between Gov. Gary Herbert and two of his fellow Republican challengers was announced Friday. The debate will be held April 11, nearly two weeks before the state GOP convention. Read more »
Two programs that focus on early childhood education may not get extra funding from the Legislature after this year's round of vetoes by Gov. Gary Herbert late Wednesday. But lawmakers are... Read more »
The sponsor of a grandparents' rights bill vetoed by Gov. Gary Herbert over concerns it could jeopardize adoptive parents' rights said Thursday he is willing to work with the governor to refine the... Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert waited until just before his midnight Wednesday deadline to veto three bills and budget line items in three others passed by the 2016 Legislature. Read more »
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders picked up 29 delegates after running away with the Utah Democratic presidential preference caucus last week. Read more »
Utah's college students could be paying anywhere from $108 to $278 more in tuition next year, with additional increases in student fees at some institutions. Read more »
The Utah County chapter of the Utah Farm Bureau organized its Farm Field Days at a Springville farm, where second-graders were able to learn some of the ins and outs of agriculture, and where some... Read more »
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed 31 bills into law on Wednesday, including the controversial Sustainable Transportation and Energy Plan Act. Critics say the measure gives Rocky Mountain Power too much... Read more »
The Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission has announced a list of nominees to fill two current vacancies on the Utah Court of Appeals. Read more »
Money for a new state liquor store in Davis County was among several alcohol-related measures Utah lawmakers approved in the legislative session that ended earlier this month. Read more »
Now with $9.25 million in state and federal money in hand, city and county officials can continue searching for solutions to homelessness in Utah. The next step? Choosing a site for a new homeless... Read more »
The governor has signed a bill that makes Utah the first state to require doctors to give anesthesia to women having an abortion at 20 weeks of pregnancy or later. Read more »
Some of Utah's most popular independent grocery stores and pharmacies will now make naloxone, an overdose reversal drug, available without a prescription. Read more »
Two Utah firefighters asked a federal appeals court to revive their lawsuit against state authorities who the men claim falsely accused them of prescription drug fraud after a warrantless search of... Read more »
Environmental groups and some California politicians don't want Utah coal shipped out of Oakland, but proponents of an export terminal say it is a solid business venture and a critical lifeline to... Read more »
Experts are alarmed by what they say is a huge rise in gonorrhea cases in Utah falling largely on communities that have historically been considered low-risk. Read more »
The Utah Foundation 2016 Priorities Project reveals Utah voters are most concerned about health care, with a few environmental issues also showing up among their Top 10 priorities. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert signed two bills Friday that will fund millions in assistance for Utah's neediest — $9.25 million for homeless services and $15 million in medical coverage for the poorest... Read more »
A key figure in the criminal cases against ex-Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff was found not guilty of 78 of the 86 charges against him Friday. Ryan Riddle was found guilty of... Read more »
Utah's governor has signed more than half of the 474 bills state legislators passed during the 2016 session. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert and the Governor's Office of Economic Development unveiled a new $4.6 million advertising campaign Thursday to promote Utah tourism. Read more »
Just over a year ago, Mitt Romney warned Utah leaders that the state GOP's decision to switch from a presidential primary to a party-run caucus election was "a bad decision" that would limit voter... Read more »
Bernie Sanders trounced Hillary Clinton in the Utah presidential preference caucus Tuesday, but state Democratic Party officials still didn't know Wednesday how many delegates to award the Vermont... Read more »
Sen. Bernie Sanders appears to have had a big night at Utah's first-ever presidential preference caucus. Read more »
After months of saying he'd like to see a governor in the White House, Gov. Gary Herbert endorsed Republican Sen. Ted Cruz for president on Monday, a move Ohio Gov. John Kasich's Utah campaign... Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill Monday that will standardize the "In God We Trust" license plate as an option for Utah motorists. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert announced Monday that he will join Mitt Romney during Tuesday night's caucus meeting and vote for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz as the Republican presidential nominee. Read more »
A resolution passed this last session by Utah lawmakers encourages Utah's congressional delegation to seek a title transfer for ownership of some federal water projects. Those transfers have... Read more »
Jeremy Johnson has asked for a mistrial in the in the fraud and money laundering case against the ex-millionaire and two of his business partners, as jurors wrapped up a second day of deliberations. Read more »
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