Tags » Utah Legislature

Why did Gov. Herbert veto three bills?

Governor Gary Herbert vetoed three bills after this year’s legislative session.

Jacey Skinner, who provides legal counsel for the governor’s office, came to the FOX 13 Studio Thursday morning to describe the bills and Gov. 18 more words


Caucuses with older districts struggle to garner ample participation.

By Ryan Joyner

Only 13 out of fewer than 200 registered voters attended section 109 of the Greater Salt Lake precinct during the Republican Caucuses held in March. 286 more words

Utah Legislature

Legislative Round-Up


Bryan Pearson

HB70, a bill that modifies how law enforcement agencies obtain forcible entry warrants, passed the State Legislature March 13, and now awaits approval from the governor. 1,759 more words

Utah Legislature

Utah Legislative session 2014: A Game of Monopoly (opinion)

Money, Monopoly, and manipulation in the Utah Legislature (Opinion)

By Derek Jacobs AND Mallory Jesperson

Since Utah’s Legislature only meets for a quick 45-day session, it’s a scramble to play the game of getting your bills passed. 1,360 more words

Utah Legislature

House Special Investigations Committee Publishes Final John Swallow Report

By Elizabeth Robinson

The House Special Investigations committee released its yearlong report Wednesday, March 12, detailing the events that led to former Utah Attorney General John Swallow’s resignation. 571 more words

Utah Legislature

Utah Mom: My Goals Are Not the Board of Education's Goals

Good news for education and for freedom:  the Utah Senate today passed SB 39 - a homeschool-friendly bill.  I want to post these words, written by another Utah mom, Rhonda Hair, because her point is an important one:  that her high educational goals for her children  383 more words
Common Core

Senate to vote on 3 clean energy bills this week

SALT LAKE CITY — Clean energy enthusiasts expect lawmakers to pass bills in support of clean energy by the end of the week.

Sarah Wright, with Utah Clean Energy, thinks the bills, which are now awaiting approval by the Senate, will pass without a problem. 90 more words