The Utah Legislature approved a bill requiring every rape kit to be tested at the state crime lab, but they only provided half the money necessary. Lawmakers are laying the groundwork for another backlog.
No child should feel left out at school, especially during recess. Northern Utah’s new all-abilities playgrounds make sure that everyone can play together.
Republican leaders wanted wanted to raise the Utah sales tax on food, which disproportionately affects the poor. They failed this time. But they’ll be back in 2018.
Today’s topics: “The Dr. Seuss Lady,” vehicle inspections, the Box Elder County bookmobile and the attempt to lower Utah’s legal BAC level to .05.
House Bill 134 establishes diesel emissions testing in the state’s five non-attainment counties. It’s a powerful tool to improve Utah air quality. Lawmakers have four days left to approve it.
If a cautious lawmaker like Gov. Gary Herbert says Zion Curtains don’t work, it’s time for Utah to take them down.
If you’re doing work on behalf of the people, like the governor’s State Water Strategy Advisory Team, do it in public. Not just some of it — all of it.
When people said they didn’t want a new City Hall in Bountiful, elected officials listened. Democracy is a beautiful thing.