Utah Legislature

2014 Elections
8:11 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Hone Ready To Challenge Brown In November

While Summit County's GOP plan to meet later last week, Coalville Republican Mel Brown, who represents House District 53, has two challengers within the party. One of those is Morgan City resident Blaine Hone, who says that Brown has done a good job, but leans too much toward the mainstream, as with education. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
8:03 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Horrocks Challenges Van Tassell From Within GOP

Susan Horrocks, a Republican, is challenging incumbent GOP leader Kevin Van Tassell for re-election to Senate District 26. Horrock said she will be able to represent a five county, rural district that stretches from Vernal to Park City. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
8:16 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Worthen Becomes Brown's Sole Dem Opponent

Incumbent GOP Representative Mel Brown only has one Democratic challenger in his re-election bid for House District 53. That is Morgan County resident Ray Worthen. Rick Brough has more.

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Utah Legislature
4:24 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Baldwin Happy With Bill To Clean Filthy Air

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. 

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Tourism News
5:38 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Good News For Tourism: Money

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.

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Utah Legislature
5:22 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Legislative Session Was 'Ho-Hum' With Few Message Bills

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.

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Utah Legislature
3:16 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Carson Reports On Last Day On The Hill

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.  

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Utah Legislature
4:19 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Utah Lawmakers To Work For Balanced Budget

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. 

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Local News
6:19 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Bill Is Passed For Breathalyzers

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.

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Local News
5:56 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Kraig Powell On Billing

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.

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