Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
State Sen. Jim Dabakis says he won't seek re-election
Sen. Jim Dabakis, an outspoken Democrat from Salt Lake City, announced Tuesday he will not seek re-election this year after serving six years in the Legislature.
Jacob Wiegand, Deseret News
Utah GOP lawmakers pushing to end death penalty

Also Tuesday on the Hill, shooting survivor Deserae Turner banged the gavel to open the Utah House of Representatives.

Jacob Wiegand, Deseret News
Bill requiring greater crisis line accessibility in Utah moves forward
A bill requiring all Utah suicide hotlines to be available or capable of rolling over to other lines at all times was approved by the Senate on Tuesday for a third reading.