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Southern Utah residents travel to SLC to voice opposition to Lake Powell pipeline

SALT LAKE CITY — Washington County residents made sure they were heard loud and clear in Salt Lake City Thursday during a meeting of the Board of Water… 115 more words


Strict enforcement near Mantua prompts proposal to limit how much cities can make from traffic fines

MANTUA, Utah — A Utah legislator is questioning the motives behind a notorious highway speed trap in northern Utah.

Sen. Lyle Hillyard, R-District 25, has constituents in Logan, and he sponsored a new bill, Senate Bill 100, that he said came out of years of complaints. 319 more words


2016 Utah Legislature Documents

This page will be updated throughout the 2016 session as new documents prepared by the Utah Department of Corrections or related to its operations are presented. 49 more words

Standardized tests would impact Utah students' grades, advancement under proposed bill

SALT LAKE CITY — SAGE, Utah’s standardized test, is sparking more concern as a proposed bill is making its way through this legislative session.

HB0164 makes amendments to state standardized testing that would make it so test results could impact grades and also determine if a student moves to the next grade. 404 more words


2016 Utah State Legislature gets under way

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah State Legislature is under way, with lawmakers figuring out how to spend nearly $14 billion in taxpayer dollars and considering a record number of bills. 346 more words


Utah Midwives demand changes to 'restrictive' licensing rules

SALT LAKE CITY – A decade long ‘turf war’ between hospitals and birth centers is heating up on Capitol Hill.

Owners of birthing centers say they want to provide a safe service to their clients, but the rules are too restrictive and need to be changed. 313 more words


Utah lawmakers speak out against Gov. Herbert's 'que pasa' remark on medical marijuana

SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert was the subject of some criticism Thursday over some statements he made regarding medical marijuana that some felt were racist, and Friday several Utah lawmakers issued a statement condemning that remark. 312 more words