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‘Right now we basically have anarchy’: Utah lawmakers want to clarify the process for legally changing genders — though one suggested getting rid of it

Benjamin Wood By Benjamin Wood August 15, 2018

Layton Republican Stuart Adams aiming to be next Utah Senate president

Benjamin Wood By Benjamin Wood August 7, 2018

Utah lawmaker asks for fewer opinions about the environment and pollution at inaugural inland port authority meeting

Benjamin Wood By Benjamin Wood July 30, 2018

Utah Inland Port Authority formally launches with Derek Miller as chairman and James Rogers, vice-chairman

Benjamin Wood By Benjamin Wood July 30, 2018

Utah lawmakers turned down a tax cut for big families in March. On Wednesday they passed a $30M reduction during their one-day special session.

Benjamin Wood By Benjamin Wood July 18, 2018

On Tuesday, 404 new Utah laws take effect — revamping UTA, shortening fireworks season, allowing marijuana use for terminally ill, expanding Medicaid

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson May 6, 2018

Utah Legislature overrides vetoes in balance-of-powers battle with Gov. Gary Herbert

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson , taylor w. anderson April 18, 2018

Utahns with large families could be paying a lot more in state taxes next year

Bill Dentzer By Bill Dentzer April 9, 2018

After a nearly 7-week ban, legislators waste no time getting back to campaign fundraising — and the top earner might surprise you

Dan Harrie By Dan Harrie , eric baker April 6, 2018

How Greg Hughes got his inland port in just 44 days, at Salt Lake City’s expense

Bill Dentzer By Bill Dentzer April 3, 2018

Utah’s Latino legislators blast plans for Census to ask if respondents are U.S. citizens

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson March 30, 2018

State Sen. Margaret Dayton resigns for medical reasons, won’t seek re-election

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson March 29, 2018

Gov. Gary Herbert vetoes bills he sees as tipping balance of power; House Speaker Greg Hughes ‘would hope’ Utah Legislature overrides governor

Dan Harrie By Dan Harrie March 27, 2018

NetSmartz gets state funding to keep running program that teaches Utah students about internet safety

By Madalyn Gunnell March 26, 2018

Utah gets another four dozen new laws — including UTA overhaul — signed Friday by the governor

Dan Harrie By Dan Harrie March 23, 2018

Gov. Herbert signs another 44 bills, including a $1.7M fee break for EnergySolutions

Dan Harrie By Dan Harrie , lee davidson March 22, 2018

Gov. Herbert signs bills to send statue of Martha Hughes Cannon to U.S. Capitol, allow terminally ill ‘right to try’ medical marijuana

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson March 21, 2018

Gov. Herbert signs 136 more bills — including enabling more toll roads, reducing days for fireworks

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson March 20, 2018

Gov. Herbert signs 71 more bills — including curbs on panhandling, protection for public breastfeeding

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson March 19, 2018

New laws to give Utah women easier and less expensive access to birth-control pills and IUDs

Luke Ramseth By Luke Ramseth March 19, 2018

Special UTA buses for legislative session averaged only 5 passengers per trip

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson March 16, 2018

Governor signs ‘not yet perfect’ bill to create the inland port for international trade in northwest Salt Lake City

Bill Dentzer By Bill Dentzer March 16, 2018

After students walk out, Utah lawmakers say they’ve heard a message, propose meetings and study of ‘rampage violence’

Taylor W. Anderson By Taylor W. Anderson March 15, 2018

Utah Senate President Wayne Niederhauser decides not to seek re-election

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson March 14, 2018