Gov. Gary Hebert signed a bill Monday requiring the governor to notify certain members of th…
A Republican state representative from Mapleton is sponsoring a bill that will be discussed during a special legislative session called to address the COVID-19 pandemic that would limit Gov. Gary Herbert’s ability to respond to public health emergencies.
More than two weeks after the end of Utah State Legislature’s 45-day general session, Gov. Gary Herbert has signed hundreds of bills that passed during the session into law, including a bill that decriminalizes polygamy and one that would ban elective abortions in the state if Roe v. Wade wa…
The Utah State Legislature passed 510 bills over this year’s 45-day general session, ranging from a bill to fund affordable housing projects to a law regulating the disposal of fetal remains.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Clearfield woman who was sexually assaulted as a teenager did not get justice at the time, but today she has the satisfaction of seeing that her advocacy has resulted in a law expanding the prosecution window for such crimes.
SALT LAKE CITY — Many nonviolent pretrial suspects in Utah who are at low risk of fleeing prosecution will no longer sit in jail just because they cannot afford bail.
Although it passed through the Utah State Senate on Tuesday and the House last Thursday, a bill that would require women seeking abortions to receive an ultrasound before going through with the procedure will not be going to Gov. Gary Herbert’s desk.
A bill originally asking for $35 million to fund affordable housing projects and preserve already existing affordable units advanced through the Utah State Legislature and appears headed to Gov. Gary Herbert’s desk, although its funding was reduced significantly.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah House lawmakers passed legislation giving political candidates greater access to voter registration information.
SALT LAKE CITY — Voters could soon be asked to change the Utah Constitution to allow a major shift in education funding after a deal announced Wednesday with the state’s largest teachers’ union.
A bill that would require women seeking abortions to receive an ultrasound prior to the procedure is one step closer to becoming law after it advanced through the Utah State Senate on Tuesday evening.
The Utah House voted down a bill on Monday evening that would require the state health department to study the effects of hormone therapy and other medical treatment on transgender minors, despite the bill unanimously passing through a House committee last week.