Utah Legislature

With just a week left of this year's legislative session, lawmakers are busy considering bills, making compromises and figuring out how to balance the budget.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

Park City Chamber Bureau Director Bill Malone is hopeful that this year's tourism marketing fund will be funded by the full amount.  Rick Brough has more.

  Education is always a big topic for state legislators, and House Rep. Kraig Powell reviewed some of the major proposals.  Rick Brough has more.

With just over two weeks left on the annual legislative session, lawmakers have lots of decisions to make. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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.

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.

Matt Dias On Legislative Update

Feb 13, 2014

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.

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.

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.

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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