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Utah National Guard move to Hill Air Force Base gains support

SALT LAKE CITY -- A resolution supporting relocation of the Utah National Guard from Salt Lake City to Hill Air Force Base garnered unanimous committee support...


Primary candidate selection bill clears committee

SALT LAKE CITY -- Legislation that the sponsor said would fix the unintended consequences of last year’s Count My Vote compromise advanced out of committee...


Utah ranks OK for infrastructure but canals are a worry

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah received no A’s or F’s on its 2015 infrastructure report card prepared by the American Society of Civil Engineers....


Low-income advocates urge lawmakers to sunset earmarks to help

SALT LAKE CITY -- Since 2005, earmarks in Utah’s general fund budget have climbed from $42 million to $531 million, with most of those dollars getting...


Bill to stabilize general assistance aid advances in Senate

SALT LAKE CITY -- Legislation that would allow federal reimbursements for General Assistance aid to return to that program fund rather than going into the...


Utah prison officials say that "making do" is no longer enough

DRAPER -- Utah appears to be at a crossroads regarding where and how to house its growing prison population. But its aging Point of the Mountain complex in Draper,...


North Ogden lawmaker's "Frail Utah" bill fails to advance in

SALT LAKE CITY -- A limited Medicaid expansion bill failed to advance in Utah’s Senate Thursday, with nine voting for SB153 and 17 against. Sen. Allen...


Pending bill to regulate e-cigarette products won't include

SALT LAKE CITY -- Even before getting numbered and published, a lawmaker’s bill to regulate and tax e-cigarette products has been stripped of its revenue...


Bill to lower penalty for carrying weapons on mass transit

SALT LAKE CITY -- A bill that would reduce the penalty for carrying a firearm or weapon on public transit from a felony to a misdemeanor cleared a House committee...


Civil engineers give average grades to Utah infrastructure

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah received no A’s or F’s on its 2015 infrastructure report card prepared by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)....

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