Utah House speaker, Senate president want to approve remote learning for public schools during COVID surge

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At the start of the second week of the Utah Legislature’s 2022 general session, lawmakers approved a bill that would give the state’s highest-ranking politicians the final say on when public schools could go remote during a COVID-19 surge.

The bill is just the most recent example of the Legislature’s growing authority, explains journalists Robert Gehrke and Luke Peterson.

Also, Utah Jazz beat writer and data columnist Andy Larsen explains why former Jazz superstar John Stockton won’t be going to any home games at his alma mater this season.

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