A controversial trip state lawmakers, UTA board members and lobbyists made to Switzerland might be the culmination of a Swiss official's desire to meet some of his countrymen during a visit to Utah. Read more »
Former Gov. Mike Leavitt told lawmakers Thursday they need to face a number of long-term issues including an eroding sales tax base and offered some advice on combining statesmanship with political... Read more »
Rep. LaVar Christensen wants Utah lawmakers to have "open hearts and open minds" as the Legislature considers possible follow-up legislation to anti-discrimination and religious rights bills passed... Read more »
A federal judge Tuesday struck down a provision in Utah's new election law that requires political parties to open primary elections to all voters. Read more »
Four legislators and two judges received recognition from the Utah Board of Juvenile Justice for their work on behalf of the juvenile justice system. Read more »
A federal judge appears poised to strike down part of a disputed new state election law that defines how political parties choose candidates for elected office. Read more »
Even without Medicaid expansion, Utahns are paying less in taxes related to President Barack Obama's health care law than they're getting back, the House Republican caucus heard Wednesday. Read more »
Some conservative Utah lawmakers appear poised to start talking about abolishing the death penalty. Read more »
With snowpack abysmal in Utah over the past four years and reservoirs below half full, it's critical for water officials to effectively manage the resource and for residents to be responsive.... Read more »
The latest version of Medicaid expansion, crafted by Gov. Gary Herbert and GOP legislative leaders, failed Tuesday to muster more than a handful of votes among House Republicans and members of the... Read more »
Another Utahn saw his name surface over the weekend as a potential U.S. House speaker -- Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert said he's optimistic his efforts to expand Medicaid in Utah won't end when House Republicans meet behind closed doors Tuesday to take a straw vote on the latest proposal. Read more »
State leaders met with students and teachers Monday to better understand the needs of Utah's schools. It was a meeting teachers and students hope will translate into helpful action when the... Read more »
Sen. Mike Lee says government needs to get out of the way so business innovation can blossom and grow. Read more »
Details of the much-anticipated new plan for Medicaid expansion from Gov. Gary Herbert and legislative leaders will be rolled out Tuesday to lawmakers in closed-door meetings before being unveiled... Read more »
Utah lawmakers rounded out a rural lands tour by viewing the formations of the San Rafael Swell and learning of plans for a new national monument dedicated to the world's largest collection of... Read more »
Results from Envision Utah's survey show Utahns widely recognize education as an area that deserves additional investment, and most people are willing to pay more for a better educational program. Read more »
Local and national experts gathered Wednesday to address a Utah committee on the potential health impacts of medicinal marijuana. Read more »
Utah police agencies don't oppose statewide policies on the use of body cameras as long as they balance the interests of their officers and the public. Read more »
Lawmakers on Wednesday continued to discuss possibilities of changing how State School Board members are chosen after a stalemate of opinions stalled previous proposals in the 2015 Legislature. Read more »
The leaders of a legislative interim committee studying what should be done if a primary winner doesn't receive a majority of votes under a new nominating system said Wednesday political parties... Read more »
Three Utahns told lawmakers Wednesday that they are using marijuana, even though it is illegal in the state. Read more »
A new look at the economic impact of moving the Utah State Prison from Draper found that developing the site could generate between $557 million and some $2.7 billion, depending on what's built there. Read more »
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday began deliberating over a bill to replace the embattled federal education law known as No Child Left Behind, and Utah educators hope it will lead to greater local control. Read more »
Why is Rep. Jason Chaffetz pushing new legislation that would take more money from consumers, create new taxes for small businesses and propound new regulations to empower state tax collectors to... Read more »
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