Meanwhile, the Legislature never bothered to inform Utahns about the original $800 million estimate for a new state prison, writes Don Porter.
House Bill 64 would ban all cellphone use cellphone use while driving with the exception of using hands-free devices. Here’s how what you, the readers, said on the subject.
“The growing problem of teen suicide is a national problem and its impact has been felt in our state as well. Because we didn’t mention it in our opening remarks doesn’t mean it isn’t a priority for either one of us.’
Here’s what you, the readers, had to say about Imagine Dragons singer Dan Reynolds’ documentary, “Believer,” about the effect of the Mormon church’s stance on same-sex marriage has on LGBT teens.
“Community and cooperation will improve everyone’s lives, and indeed save many. These values encompass the beliefs of the people of Utah, from the time it was founded,” writes E. Kent Winward.
“Many of our inmates have little regard for their own health and welfare, and many are now getting the best health care they have experienced,” writes Sheriff Terry Thompson.
Sure, Utah lawmakers are going to do their share of silly things this session. But columnist Don Porter says he can forgive them if they if eliminate the sales tax on groceries and sue opioid makers.
“Experts can see a future where voice technology is everywhere — your wrist, your home, your car,” writes David Ferro of Weber State University.
Three members of Mormon Women for Ethical Government take a Republican Party official to task for his Facebook post about voting rights.