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Utah hate crime legislation clears hurdle among GOP senators and will be heard by state lawmakers — “This is a bill that’s time has come”

Bethany Rodgers By Bethany Rodgers 1h ago

Committee punts on bill that would have allowed women in Utah’s county jails to stay on their prescribed birth control

Jessica Miller By Jessica Miller 2h ago

Senate committee OKs bill that would monitor environmental impacts of the inland port development planned for Salt Lake City

Taylor Stevens By Taylor Stevens 2h ago

Sponsor of proposed Utah abortion ban will change her bill from a 15-week cap to 18 weeks

Benjamin Wood By Benjamin Wood 4h ago

Utah House advances bill to allow motorcycles to travel slowly between lanes when traffic is stopped

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 7h ago

A Utah lawmaker wants sex assault victims to have an option if a prosecutor won’t try their case

Jessica Miller By Jessica Miller 8h ago

Gehrke: The tax task is looking like it will be a bigger lift than lawmakers are able to muster

Robert Gehrke By Robert Gehrke 1d ago

Political Cornflakes: Japanese newspaper confirms that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated President Trump for Nobel prize — but in response to a U.S. government request

The Tribune Political Team By The Tribune Political Team 1d ago

They’ve wiped out Prop 2 and Prop 3, but lawmakers say Utah’s anti-gerrymandering initiative may survive — for now

Benjamin Wood By Benjamin Wood 2d ago

Now there’s a $50 million plan to save Utah’s famous Bonneville Salt Flats, but will it work?

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 2d ago

Legislation would require public disclosure of animal shelter information, including numbers of animals accepted and those euthanized

By Christina Giardinelli 3d ago

Layton City declines to file assault charges against a Democratic state lawmaker for his hallway altercation with a Republican

Taylor Stevens By Taylor Stevens 3d ago

On party-line vote, Utah House approves banning abortions based on fetal Down syndrome diagnosis

Bethany Rodgers By Bethany Rodgers 4d ago

‘It’s about 50-50’: Proposed hate-crimes legislation hits a snag among Utah Senate Republicans

Benjamin Wood By Benjamin Wood 4d ago

Utah lawmaker wants state to fund university study on ‘adverse health effects’ of medical cannabis

Bethany Rodgers By Bethany Rodgers 4d ago

Trib Caucus: From guns to flags to sales tax reform, here’s your recap of week three of the state legislative session

The Tribune Political Team By The Tribune Political Team 4d ago

As Rice-Eccles expansion project clears first legislative hurdle, Utes are adding a renovation fee to football season tickets and increasing Crimson Club donation requirements

Kurt Kragthorpe By Kurt Kragthorpe 4d ago

Agency seeks $11 million to move Salt Lake City liquor store away from Pioneer Park area

Kathy Stephenson By Kathy Stephenson 4d ago

Bill that could pave the way for EnergySolutions to accept depleted uranium advances

Bethany Rodgers By Bethany Rodgers 4d ago

‘The problem is immediate and the solution is urgent’: Republican Utah lawmakers pitched on the need for sales tax reform in closed-door meetings

Benjamin Wood By Benjamin Wood 5d ago

‘We are part of her legacy’: Utah chooses sculptor to create a Martha Hughes Cannon statue for the U.S. Capitol

Taylor Stevens By Taylor Stevens 5d ago

To rekindle love affair with voting, lawmakers seek to make Valentine’s Day also Utah Women’s Voter Registration Day

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 5d ago

Utah Republican lawmakers abandon dueling bills on changing the gender on a person’s government documents

Benjamin Wood By Benjamin Wood 5d ago

Gehrke: Legislators and landlords have kept Utah cities from keeping apartments livable; now residents are forced out

Robert Gehrke By Robert Gehrke 5d ago