Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Legislature to consider bill to allow removal of mentally incapacitated elected officials
A bill that would allow the removal of mentally incapacitated elected officials and address troubling situations such as what happened with former Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott will have a new chance to become law next year.
Stuart Johnson, Deseret News
Lawmaker laments forest management in wake of Brian Head Fire
A Utah lawmaker railed Wednesday against environmental groups, lawsuits and other factors he says are at play in forest "mismanagement" across the West, asserting wildfires like the Brian Head Fire places people, the economy and land in jeopardy.
Scott G. Winterton, Deseret News
Timpanogos Highway settlement approved
State lawmakers approved an $11.4 million settlement in the legal battle over the construction of the Timpanogos Highway during Wednesday's special session of the Legislature.