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Bluffdale • Twenty veterans who died in Utah, forgotten by or estranged from family and friends, are forgotten no more. On Saturday, their cremated remains and those of two other vets were interred at the Utah Veterans Cemetery and Memorial …

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Budget
Nearly three dozen local governments seek property tax increases
Updated Jul 27 2015 02:00 pm

Salt Lake County gets $5.8M for State Street land
Updated Jul 27 2015 10:50 am

Primer on Utah’s ‘forgotten tax’
Updated Jul 07 2015 11:43 pm

Becker’s big budget projections: Could they lead to a tax increase?
Updated May 19 2015 07:30 am

House passes Chaffetz bill to get tougher on tax delinquents
Updated Apr 20 2015 12:42 pm

Hey, Utah, it’s tax day Wednesday — time for bargains, stress, fatal crashes and many unhappy returns
Updated Apr 15 2015 11:03 am

Budget cuts, loss of 900 IRS jobs in Utah, mean delays, headaches for taxpayers
Updated Apr 09 2015 09:23 am

Guv signs two bills raising Utah taxes by more than $150 million
Updated Jul 07 2015 05:32 pm

Movin' on up: Senate passes bill to give pay raise to governor, other top state elected officials
Updated Mar 13 2015 07:30 pm

Legislature puts $1.5 million in public funds behind Aggie sports
Updated Mar 12 2015 07:00 am


Crime
Becker and police to crack down on drug trafficking around homeless shelter
Updated Jul 28 2015 11:01 pm

Herbert tours prison with an eye toward rebuilding
Updated Jul 29 2015 10:50 am

ICE deports accused Guatemalan murderer captured in Utah
Updated Jul 23 2015 08:07 pm

Salt Lake County OKs DA merger with city prosecutors
Updated Jul 20 2015 06:29 pm

Value of Utah State Prison land in Draper depends on what replaces it
Updated Jul 14 2015 11:03 pm

‘There is just too much information’: No end in sight for decision on new Utah prison site
Updated Jul 09 2015 11:56 am

Coming soon to every Utah neighborhood: Police body cameras
Updated Jul 07 2015 10:37 pm

Jury’s out on Salt Lake County’s defense of the indigent
Updated Jul 06 2015 11:11 am

Feds may sue Utah over law aimed at protecting prescription drug records
Updated Jul 02 2015 08:02 am

Feds to handle expanding probe into Miller-McAdams claims
Updated Jul 14 2015 04:19 pm


Culture
Utahns who support gay rights: the young, less religious, non-LDS
Updated Jul 14 2015 09:36 pm

Utah guv: Gay marriage issues will take time to work through
Updated Jul 08 2015 10:55 pm

Utahns rally to stop city from removing civil-rights mural
Updated Jul 23 2015 10:47 pm

Utah taxpayers’ tab for attempt to block same-sex marriage: $1.2 million
Updated Jul 14 2015 09:29 pm

The state of Deseret flag still flies over Salt Lake City
Updated Jul 02 2015 11:01 am

Mia Love treads cautiously through Confederate flag debate
Updated Jul 10 2015 08:32 pm

Utah’s growing Latino population attracts national LULAC convention
Updated Jul 07 2015 02:27 pm

Sugar House’s Monument Plaza a success, but what about the rest of the city?
Updated Jul 09 2015 08:13 pm

Utah lawmaker: Does logic behind gay-marriage ruling open door to ‘polygamy, bestiality’?
Updated Jul 07 2015 11:38 pm

Salt Lake County rejects two sites for arts facility
Updated Jul 06 2015 11:01 am


Elections
Salt Lake City spokesman placed on leave during probe of anonymous online political comments
Updated Jul 31 2015 03:44 pm

Derrin Owens nominated to fill vacant Utah House seat
Updated Jul 31 2015 07:15 pm

Could Sen. Orrin Hatch be keeping the door open on another term?
Updated Jul 29 2015 10:17 am

Voters not keen on tax hike for $150M ‘open space recreation’ in SLC, poll shows
Updated Jul 27 2015 10:46 am

There’s one Utah town where votes really don’t count
Updated Jul 31 2015 11:34 am

Billboard PAC: Anybody but Becker for Salt Lake City mayor
Updated Jul 28 2015 01:36 pm

Mail ballots return slowly as in-person, early voting begins Tuesday
Updated Jul 28 2015 10:49 am

Sen. Orrin Hatch gives Sen. Mike Lee money, but no endorsement
Updated Jul 25 2015 08:00 am

Recreation taxes a hit with counties and cities
Updated Jul 27 2015 10:50 am

Attention grabber in fight against tax increase: free money
Updated Jul 24 2015 01:24 am


Education
Legislature won’t override any of Herbert’s five vetoes
Updated Jul 07 2015 05:38 pm

Kirk Jowers leaving Hinckley Institute of Politics at U.
Updated Apr 16 2015 10:52 pm

Clock runs out on school board election compromise, solution could be left to judge
Updated Mar 13 2015 07:21 pm

Utah’s public schools got more funding during the 2015 Legislature, but still are not back up to pre-recession levels
Updated Mar 13 2015 05:00 pm

Lawmakers pass bill to discourage haves and have-nots after Utah school district splits
Updated Mar 11 2015 07:38 pm

If guv signs, opting in to sex-ed class would be law, not just policy
Updated Mar 19 2015 11:27 am

Lawmakers approve $75M property tax increase for schools
Updated Mar 12 2015 07:09 pm

Bill giving 25% of local per-student revenue to charters passes Senate
Updated Mar 11 2015 02:59 pm

Funding advances to renovate USU stadium, U.’s Orson Spencer Hall
Updated Mar 10 2015 04:05 pm

Is parade of ed-tech bills aimed at helping schools or vendors?
Updated Mar 09 2015 12:09 pm


Environment
Air Force agrees to $219,000 fine in alleged mercury cover-up
Updated Oct 15 2014 04:27 pm

Utah governor: No surprises, no monument — for now
Updated Oct 03 2014 02:33 pm


Health
Utah’s Lee angers fellow Republicans with anti-Obamacare tactics
Updated Jul 28 2015 09:56 pm

Two strikes, but Republicans still not out in push to kill Obamacare
Updated Jul 24 2015 05:29 pm

Utah governor open to legalizing medical marijuana
Updated Jul 24 2015 08:36 pm

Utah business groups, with Mia Love’s help, push for repeal of Obamacare tax
Updated Apr 08 2015 12:29 pm

Legislature tackles major issues — with one big exception
Updated Jul 24 2015 10:06 pm

Hope for Utah Medicaid decision is alive, but barely
Updated Mar 12 2015 04:21 pm

Final 2 days: What's left at the Utah Legislature
Updated Mar 11 2015 09:25 am

Medical marijuana defeated by one vote in Utah Senate; lawmakers still ‘intrigued’ by idea
Updated Mar 10 2015 04:04 pm

House changes rules after Dems attempt to force vote on Healthy Utah
Updated Mar 10 2015 04:05 pm

Utah lawmakers get premium state health care while debating what to give the poor
Updated Mar 09 2015 04:12 pm


Immigration
New SLC police chief to Latinos: ‘We will not ask you to prove if you are American’
Updated Jul 09 2015 10:49 pm

Immigration official: Boost Latino power by helping more become citizens
Updated Jul 09 2015 08:56 am

Unique way to celebrate Independence Day: become U.S. citizen
Updated Jul 04 2015 05:18 pm

FBI blocks new Utah background checks on undocumented-immigrant drivers
Updated Jul 21 2015 06:54 pm

In Utah speech, U.S. immigration chief says system is unjust
Updated May 14 2015 07:55 am

Bishop Wester: Immigration reform may require reforming ourselves first
Updated Apr 28 2015 10:40 pm

Orrin Hatch votes yes, Mike Lee votes no on confirmation of Loretta Lynch for attorney general
Updated Apr 23 2015 06:15 pm

Utah could get cash from Obama immigration orders to tune of $11M
Updated Apr 17 2015 08:34 am

How the path of the Utah immigration debate turned a corner
Updated Mar 19 2015 10:17 pm

Bill passes to raise fees for immigrant driving privilege cards in Utah
Updated Mar 05 2015 01:45 pm


Local
Will the Olympic Oval become the heart of Kearns?
Updated Jul 30 2015 05:04 pm

Nonprofits picked to lead Salt Lake County initiatives
Updated Jul 29 2015 10:50 am

Tooele County leaders stepping back from 24 percent pay raise
Updated Jul 27 2015 10:51 am

South Jordan’s incoming chief a believer in community policing, body cameras
Updated Jul 10 2015 11:49 am

Vows exchanged in darkened Salt Lake County halls
Updated Jul 07 2015 02:10 pm

Sugar House’s Monument Plaza a success, but what about the rest of the city?
Updated Jul 09 2015 08:13 pm

County adds Gary Swensen’s name to park
Updated Jul 06 2015 11:00 am

West Jordan city attorney submits resignation
Updated Jul 20 2015 07:32 pm

Golf course fight driving force in South Jordan elections
Updated Jun 30 2015 07:30 am

Cities to pitch county leaders on holding tax-increase votes
Updated Jul 07 2015 10:00 pm


Poverty
Is 500 West Salt Lake City’s new Pioneer Park?
Updated Aug 01 2015 09:00 pm

Salt Lake County’s free computer labs staying open, for now
Updated Jul 07 2015 11:40 pm

Outfitters fear Obama-ordered wage hike could sink their rafts
Updated Jun 10 2015 10:19 pm

Salt Lake County may pull the plug on its computer labs
Updated Jun 09 2015 08:30 am

Salt Lake County awarded $1.6 million grant to fight homelessness
Updated Jun 05 2015 11:36 am

Wells Fargo gives $500,000 to fight homelessness in Salt Lake City
Updated May 28 2015 02:14 pm

Outside expert says Salt Lake City’s homeless services disorganized and dysfunctional
Updated May 14 2015 10:45 pm

Consultant: Solving homelessness in Utah requires 24/7 program, not just housing
Updated Jul 07 2015 02:17 pm

Wrangling continues over what to do with Utah’s other 14,000 homeless
Updated Jul 07 2015 01:42 pm

Utah's chronic homeless numbers drop from 1,932 to 178 in 10 years
Updated Apr 29 2015 01:42 pm


Security
Ex-Qwest CEO: Likely the NSA snatched emails, calls during Salt Lake Olympics
Updated Jul 29 2015 10:28 pm

Utahns in Congress angry over Iran deal
Updated Jul 14 2015 08:42 pm

Senate passes Utah Sen. Mike Lee’s domestic spying reforms
Updated Jun 02 2015 10:23 pm

White House urges passage of Lee’s anti-spying bill after NSA ruling
Updated May 08 2015 09:12 am

Snowden journalist visits U., says goal of the NSA is to ‘eliminate all private communications’
Updated Apr 08 2015 12:24 pm

Iran deal not tough enough, say Utah’s Republicans in Congress
Updated Apr 03 2015 10:15 pm

Utah's Mike Lee, Orrin Hatch sign GOP letter to Iran; White House furious
Updated Apr 28 2015 09:10 pm

Utah’s Hatch earns prime seat for Netanyahu speech to Congress
Updated Mar 03 2015 09:45 pm

Utah’s Air Force test range expansion questioned, but endorsed
Updated Feb 23 2015 12:07 pm

Utah’s Hatch seeks flexibility, including ground troops, for Obama to fight ISIS
Updated Mar 02 2015 06:22 pm


Transportation
Uber offers new luxury vehicle service in Utah
Updated Jul 31 2015 12:46 pm

Feds promote UTA innovation as way to save money
Updated Jul 31 2015 11:32 am

Utah transit leaders take a test ride on an electric bus
Updated Jul 28 2015 07:58 am

Utah’s 50 busiest intersections — and how the state plans to unclog them
Updated Jul 26 2015 11:29 am

UTA quietly approves, cancels Japan trip
Updated Jul 21 2015 07:58 am

As UTA aims to increase ridership, it drops instead
Updated Jul 13 2015 11:06 pm

How should Utah spend $3.5B on transportation?
Updated Jul 13 2015 12:56 pm

Rule giving neighbors say over highway billboards may vanish
Updated Jul 10 2015 11:49 am

Thousands pulled over for violating Utah’s new seat-belt law
Updated Jul 06 2015 12:00 pm

UTA says counties receive — almost — their fair share of services
Updated Jul 07 2015 11:46 pm

Welfare