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State representative for central Ogden goes to bat for local

SALT LAKE CITY -- In his third term representing central Ogden, Rep. Jeremy Peterson juggles Capitol Hill duties, work and family. “We’re here in the...


Government

Police rights to impound cars debated by lawmakers

SALT LAKE CITY — A bill that would give police officers the right to tow and impound vehicles of unlicensed drivers drew robust discussion Thursday,...


Government

Transportation needs far outpace funding, concerns increase

SALT LAKE CITY — Funding for city and county road maintenance and upgrades falls woefully short of needs, according to a new study released Wednesday by...


Government

Ogden's new senator proposes weighty State School Board

SALT LAKE CITY — A new face in the Utah Senate is tackling an old issue that has simmered for years, that of how State School Board members are selected....


Government

Anti-death penalty protest takes aim at Ray's firing squad bill

SALT LAKE CITY — About 20 people held signs on Utah’s capitol steps Tuesday in protest of the death penalty, and in particular, Rep. Paul...




Government

Legislature begins: northern Utah lawmakers back broad range of

SALT LAKE CITY — Of Utah’s 104 elected lawmakers, two dozen hail from northern Utah, representing house and senate districts in Davis, Weber, Box...


Government

Utah's Chief Justice urges lawmakers to fund more drug and

SALT LAKE CITY — During his annual State of the Judiciary Address Monday, Chief Justice Matthew B. Durrant urged Utah lawmakers to provide adequate...


Government

Ogden Mayor Mike Caldwell will seek a second term

OGDEN — In 2011, Mike Caldwell managed to rise to the top of a crowded field of eight candidates to become Ogden City’s mayor. On Friday, he...


Business

Utah women earn 70 cents for every $1 a man makes

SALT LAKE CITY — A new report by Voices for Utah Children, “Utah’s Gender Opportunity,” found that women in the Beehive State earn 70 cents...


Government

Weighing the pros and cons of vote-by-mail in Ogden

OGDEN — The Ogden City Council is considering using a hybrid system this election season where all voters would receive mail-in ballots but could also opt to...

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