Utah Legislature

Vandalism
4:09 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Goblin Toppling To Become A Serious Crime

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A state legislator bothered by the deliberate toppling of a unique rock formation is proposing to make offenses like it punishable by prison and a heavy fine. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
1:00 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Governor Calls Special Legislative Session

Utah governor, Gary Herbert, has called the state legislature into a special session. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Utah Legislature
2:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Powell Comments On Swallow

  Originally aired on July 23, 2013.

Park City's representative to the Utah House, Kraig Powell, says it's very disappointing that the legislature had to convene last week to consider corruption allegations against John Swallow, the state's top law enforcement official. Rick Brough has more.

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Liquor Laws
2:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Debate Over Pending Alcohol Board Restaurant Rule

  Originally aired on July 23, 2013.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – The Utah Legislature tried earlier this year to clarify one of the state’s restrictive liquor laws – that restaurants cannot serve alcohol unless a patron is ordering food. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
12:34 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Ure On Immigration

Originally aired July 17, 2013.

A lot of voices are joining in the immigration reform debate. One of those, former state legislator David Ure, thinks a solution is possible if both sides put aside their pride and their egos and do what’s best for the country. Rick Brough has more.

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2013 Utah Legislature
12:32 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Special Session Called

Originally aired on July 16, 2013.

The Utah legislature will meet in special session this week now that Governor Gary Herbert signed a proclamation convening lawmakers on Wednesday. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Utah Legislature
7:16 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Bryan Schott Talks Legislature

Originally aired March 12, 2013.

There are only a few days left in the Utah Legislature's session for 2013.  Bryan Schott, managing editor for "Utahpolicy.com", noted there are a lot of bills vying for approval, and time is running out to consider them.   Rick Brough has more.

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2013 Utah Legislature
6:00 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Legislative Update With Rep. Kraig Powell

Originally aired on February 4, 2013.

Amid all the bills introduced during the 45 day session, the most important mission of the Utah legislature is to adopt a budget for next fiscal year. But as KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports, it’s becoming clear that it won’t be easy to do this year.

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Utah Legislature
2:00 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Chair Of Utah House AG Probe Could Have Conflict

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The new chair of a legislative committee investigating Utah Attorney General John Swallow says the hopes to have a first meeting soon, but a potential conflict of interest may cause him to step aside. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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