As 2022′s legislative session gets underway, many Utah lawmakers ignore the recommendations of public health experts and gather unmasked. Senate President Stuart Adams goes a step further — presiding over his chamber after twice testing positive for COVID-19. Among the priorities this session: doing away with health orders aimed at protecting residents. Plus: The would-be dredgers of Utah Lake sue a Brigham Young University scientist who has been critical of their plan.
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