Government

American Lung Association blasts Utah for poor control of e-cigs among youth

e-cigarettes

The group says Utah is flunking in efforts to save lives through better control of tobacco products...

Government

Utah quietly joined push to keep guns from domestic abusers last year

Utah legislators quietly passed an amendment to state law last year to keep firearms out of the hands of dangerous domestic abusers, following a nationwide trend of state legislative action on a rare area of consensus in the polarized debate over guns.


Government

Mormon church opposes one of two Utah medical marijuana bills

The Mormon church opposes a bill that would allow Utah residents with certain medical conditions to consume edible pot products.


Local

Weigh in on what makes Ogden unique as rebranding initiative moves forward

The city of Ogden has asked locals to provide their input on what makes the city stand out as an initiative


Government

Bishop calls increase on Federal grazing fees 'outlandish'

Ranchers will have to pay the government 25 percent more to graze cattle on public lands starting March 1. 


Government

Utah anti-pornography resolution garners overwhelming support, passes committee

Sen. Todd Weiler, a Davis County Republican, legislation to recognize pornography as a public health crisis received overwhelming support from members of the Senate Health and Human Services committee Friday.


Government

North Ogden Library designs ready to unveil, but skeptics abound

Officials of three cities want to block the renovation and have a new library built on a different site.


Government

Utah plans to repeal guest worker law after federal approval never came

Utah lawmakers are moving to repeal a guest worker law that was never implemented because the state has waited for federal approval of the program


Government

Mormon Utah lawmaker says pornography is a public health crisis

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A state senator in Utah wants to declare pornography a public health crisis, echoing an argument being made around the U.S. by conservative religious groups as porn becomes more accessible on smartphones and tablets. Republican Sen. Todd Weiler, a Mormon, contends...


Government

Medical marijuana bill SB89 unanimously passes Senate committee, moves to floor

The medical marijuana bill from Sen. Evan Vickers, R-Cedar City, and Rep. Brad Daw, R-Orem, will now move on to the Senate floor for further consideration.


Government

Medical marijuana bill that would legalize whole plant access takes step

SALT LAKE CITY — A medical marijuana bill that would legalize limited access to whole plant marijuana passed a Senate committee Thursday, joining a second medical marijuana bill that passed in a separate committee earlier to head to the Senate floor. Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs,...


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