Utah Legislature

Although a lot was made early on in this year's legislative session about cleaning up Utah's dirty air, many of the proposals to do that didn't make it through the process. Still, as KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports, a handful of them did and will help make a difference. 

Good News For Tourism: Money

Mar 18, 2014

There's good news for Utah's tourism industry out of this year's legislative session - which committed $15 million to promoting the state. In addition, those funds could continue to grow each year. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Like last year, there weren't a lot of fireworks in this year's Legislative session and a lot of work was left undone for future years. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

County Council member Kim Carson has been visiting the StateLegislature on a regular basis.  She was down at Capitol Hill on its last day.  Rick Brough has more.  

In the next few days, a number of backdoor budget negotiations will take place as state lawmakers work to adopt a balanced budget by Thursday.  KPCW"s Leslie Thatcher reports. 

Bill Is Passed For Breathalyzers

Mar 10, 2014

With just days left in the Utah Legislative session, a bill that is still alive would create standards for placing breathalyzers in bars. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

While state lawmakers this session won't be able to come close to getting to all the bills that were filed, some headway is being made. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Utah's caucus and convention system is being debated at the Utah Legislature. But whatever happens, the current caucases will still be in effect for the 2014 elections. Summit County's Democratic and Republican parties have scheduled their meetings for this month. Rick Brough has more.

With the state legislature winding down for this year, Park City officials are watching closely as business gets fast and furious in the final week. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Rep. Kraig Powell is sponsoring a resolution to call for a national constitutional convention to consider a balanced budget amendment.  Rick Brough has more.

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