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Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Bill would make attempted strangulation a felony crime
What started as a spat in a South Salt Lake hotel room has renewed prosecutors’ push to toughen a Utah law against attempted strangulation.
Tom Smart, Deseret News
Housing program for low-income students makes progress
Members of the House Economic Development and Workforce Services Committee voted last week to move forward with a bill that would start a pilot program to provide housing assistance for low-income students.
Ravell Call, Deseret News
Bill would allow self-defense 'even if safety could be achieved by retreating'
A bill proposing a change to Utah's self-defense statute passed the House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee with a favorable recommendation.