Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
GOP lawmaker drafting bill to eliminate state sales tax on food
A Republican state lawmaker said Wednesday he's drafting a bill to eliminate the state sales tax on food entirely while raising the overall rate by less than a quarter of a percent.
Adam Fondren, Deseret News
Busywork or valuable data? Utah lawmakers weigh in on new school report card
The draft report card that will be a key part of Utah's new school accountability program got mixed reviews from state lawmakers Wednesday, with some saying the measures will be built on faulty data and others contending it's a vast improvement.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News
Police dogs help nose out potentially dangerous explosives along UTA routes
The Utah Transit Authority employs two trained police dogs to help detect potentially dangerous explosives on its many platforms, stations, trains and buses.