A review says the state could save with controls over forensic patient stays and reducing juvenile recidivism rates.
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 »
Local leaders react to a Supreme Court of the United States ruling that allows religion-specific prayers in government meetings, as long as a good-faith effort is made to include all groups. Read more »
A new report by the Government Accountability Office has the oil and gas industry as well as politicians such as Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah decrying the federal environmental review process. A... Read more »
State lawmakers won't override any of the three bills Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed from the most recent legislative session. Read more »
Utah will take center stage in the national debate on marriage Thursday when attorneys for the state and three gay and lesbian couples argue their opposing beliefs before a federal appeals court. Read more »
Already hard-hit by the decision of the state's only Democrat in Congress, Rep. Jim Matheson, not to seek re-election, the Utah Democratic Party also is looking for a new chairman — and a new... Read more »
Former Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon and former Utah County Democratic Party Chairman Richard Davis both said Friday they are running for the Utah Democratic Party chairmanship. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed three bills Wednesday, including one of the pieces of legislation stemming from the investigation into former Attorney General John Swallow. Read more »
There's still a push for Utah to play a bigger role in the 2016 presidential primary race, even though a bill to make the state's election the first in the nation stalled in this year's Legislature. Read more »
The quaking aspen was signed into law as Utah's state tree on Wednesday during a ceremonial event at Monroe Elementary School. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Joseph M. Bean to fill a vacancy on the 2nd District Court. Read more »
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