Utah Legislature

Legislative Session
4:27 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Liquor Regulation Comes Up Again In Legislative Session

Down at the current Utah legislative session, Representative Kraig Powell is involved in one of the perennial issues - liquor regulation.

He's also got a proposal on what he calls one of the biggest issues in a generation: changes in Utah's caucus system. Rick Brough has more.

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State & Regional
4:45 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Kraig Powell On Utah Funding

Some of the hot-button issues at the Utah legislature include education funding, gas taxes, and discrimination against the LGBT community. Rep. Kraig Powell discussed those with KPCW on Friday. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
4:41 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Matt Dias On Legislative Update

Now 10 days through the 45 day Utah state legislative session, Park City municipal says it's keeping an eye on bills related to transportation, education, and air quality - but so far there are no hot button issues. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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State & Regional
9:24 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Powell Proposes Change In Liquor Laws

The Utah Legislature has completed its new base-budget discussions, and on Thursday the legislators gave final disclosures on the bills they're sponsoring.  But some bills are in limbo right now, including a change in liquor laws proposed by Rep. Kraig Powell.  Rick Brough has more.

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Legislative Session
3:58 pm
Sat February 1, 2014

Little Time For Record Number Of Bills Submitted In Legislature

House Rep. Kraig Powell says that this year's Legislature could be quite a ride. He told KPCW this week that a record number of bills have been submitted, but there's also a record low amount of time for them to be considered. Rick Brough has more.

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Utah Legislature
3:02 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Utah Legislature Opens Annual 45 Day Session

The Utah Legislature opened its annual 45 day session this Monday morning and will take on the issues of cleaning up Utah's dirty air, figure out how to fund education and roads as well as consider campaign finance reform. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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Utah Legislature
3:56 pm
Sat January 25, 2014

Powell Previews Upcoming Legislative Session

Park City's representative to the statehouse, Kraig Powell has drafted some 19 bills he hopes to present in this year's legislative session. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this report.

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Legislative Session
2:07 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

State Representative Brian King Running for Re-election

Summit County is split into three state legislative districts - one of them- just a sliver of land incorporating Summit Park and half of Pinebrook is represented by Democrat Brian King. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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Legislative Session
9:18 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Strategic Planning Starts For 2014 Legislative Session

With the start of the legislative session no just a month away, Utah lawmakers began their strategic planning at all-day meetings at the State Capitol Wednesday. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Education Funding
1:42 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Senator Pat Jones Looks For Lasting Education Legacy

In her final year in the Utah legislature Senator Pat Jones is looking for a lasting education legacy. She thinks she's come up with a bill that many on both sides of the aisle can get behind and will pump an additional 400-million dollars into schools statewide. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has the story. 

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