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3 Questions with Bob Evans: Former State Senator Steve Urquhart talks LDS Church lobbying tactics

SALT LAKE CITY — He served in the Utah legislature for 16 years and stepped down last year to become the global ambassador for the University of Utah. 221 more words


Poll: Utahns ready to make decisions lawmakers have rejected

SALT LAKE CITY — A new poll shows Utahns may be ready to make some big decisions that state lawmakers have rejected for years.

Three separate efforts are underway to put initiatives on the ballot supporting medical marijuana, an independent commission to recommend political boundaries, and a sales and income tax increase to fund public schools. 137 more words


LPWC Resolution 1-2017

In the Central Committee of the Libertarian Party of Weber County

May 20th, 2017

Whereas, the Libertarian Party of Weber County has held since its inception in 2014 that absent a victim, a person cannot be accused or convicted of a crime; 265 more words

Libertarian Party

Governor Herbert signs education bills at Oquirrh Hills Middle School

RIVERTON, Utah – Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed his last pieces of legislation for the year surrounded by some of his youngest constituents as he paid a special visit to Oquirrh Hills Middle School in Riverton Wednesday. 330 more words


City leaders, residents speak out against putting homeless shelter in West Valley

SALT LAKE CITY — City officials, Utah lawmakers and concerned citizens gathered at the Utah State Capitol Saturday to argue the case against putting a homeless shelter in West Valley City. 352 more words


Senator Dabakis turns to social media to convince governor to veto new DUI bill

SALT LAKE CITY –Senator Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City, wants Gov. Gary Herbert to veto the new .05 DUI bill, and he took to social media to show people what they would have to consume in order to get picked up on a DUI. 393 more words


Bar patrons, police react to lowering legal limit for DUI in Utah to .05

SALT LAKE CITY — The difference between .05 and .08 may not seem like much, unless you are blowing into a breathalyzer. Then it can be the difference between going to jail and going home. 375 more words