Helped: Families of fallen UHP troopers and other DPS employees can receive support from new "Honoring Heroes" special license plate fund.

Hurt: Dentists who receive degrees outside the U.S. have to jump through more hoops to get licensed in Utah.

Helped: Speeders will get to travel 5 miles faster than the current 75 mph speed limit on I-15 between Nephi and Parowan.

Hurt: Children of gay and lesbian couple by declining to remove a prohibition against adoption by unmarried partners.

Helped: Safety advocates got a bill passed to increase the age requirement for children to sit in safety seats while in a car.

Hurt: Illegal immigrants detained in Utah prisons can no longer obtain a college degree through tuition assistance at Utah schools.

Helped: Congress remember that immigration reform is its job by passing through three resolutions urging federal action on immigration reform.

Hurt: Salt Lake Community College will continue to compete with Salt Lake-Tooele Applied Technology College for career and technical education enrollment while a merger of the two colleges is studied in the interim.

Helped: Purple Heart recipients are exempt from paying tuition at Utah colleges and universities, up to $10,000 limit.

Hurt: Injured undocumented workers, who may lose access to Worker's Compensation benefits.

Helped: Veterans who left high school for armed service, or who served in the WWII, Korean or Vietnam wars, can be recipients of an honorary high school diploma.

Hurt: Modern-day slave traders by creating a state criminal penalty for human trafficking and smuggling.

Helped: Utah's wild deer population have refuge until at least Oct. 1.

Hurt: Undocumented immigrants who do not have insurance but do have a driving privilege card, because they would lose their card.

Helped: Pregnant women will be recipients of yet another educational outreach program, detailing the effects of drugs and alcohol during pregnancy.