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Friday, March 16, 2018

Inland Port Authority Update

Gov. Herbert signs contested bill into law.
Residents who live close to that area of the city, as well as conservationists worried about the wetlands that border the Great Salt Lake, feel that the state will disregard their voices.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

‘I Don't Want to Live My Life in Fear Anymore’

West High students join nationwide walkout.
Students were then asked to return quietly to class. Those who made it to their desks before the second-period bell would be marked present.

Saturday, March 10, 2018

This Is the End

2018 Utah legislative session recap
It's a wrap!

Thursday, March 8, 2018

‘It’s Time We Press for Progress’

Hundreds gather inside the Capitol to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Jones said the main message she and organizers wanted to share was that “we all have a voice.”

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

'A Little Premature'

Guv shares thoughts on the proposed Donald J. Trump Utah National Parks Hwy.
OK, so Gov. Gary Herbert doesn’t share the zeal and enthusiasm for President Donald Trump that some others in his party do, but he appreciates Trump’s stances on things like states’ rights.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

2018 Legislative Session: Week 6

On Capitol Hill, it’s just a couple of guys that have been up to … something.
Were you worried the state’s Legislature wouldn’t deliver the goods this year?

Thursday, March 1, 2018

The Guv Just Wants Someone to Listen

Gov. Herbert returned from Washington feeling like his voice is finally being heard, but to what extent?
After his trip to the annual National Governors Association conference, Herbert says he feels that conversation has shifted.

.05 DUI Law Is a Go

Contested initiative was voted on Wednesday.
After downing a couple of morning mimosas last week, Sen. Jim Dabakis introduced a bill to delay implementation until three other states also lower their DUI level to .05. It died in committee.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Swallow’s Day in Court, Redux

Former AG files suit to recoup legal fees following ‘malicious prosecutions’
Almost a year ago, a 3rd District Court jury found Swallow not guilty of nine charges and four others had been dropped during the trial. Charges against Shurtleff were dismissed.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

2018 Legislative Session: Week 5

Finally, the Utahraptor gets the respect it deserves.
What gun control?

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