SALT LAKE CITY — A proposed change to the state Constitution would completely alter the way that Utah selects judges.
At Kids Connection child care center in Orem, established teachers make less money than newl…
A citizen referendum filed in response to statewide tax reform passed by the state Legislatu…
SALT LAKE CITY — The sponsor of an “end of life prescriptions” bill coming up in the Utah Legislature says it would free terminally ill patients of needless misery and severe pain. But significant opposition is expected from conservative organizations.
With the start of Utah’s 2020 legislative session one week away, some lawmakers have filed a…
A Utah bill that would remove reporting exemptions for clergy or other religious leaders who learn of child abuse during a confessional is facing opposition, both within and outside the state.
The two dozen representatives and senators in districts that cover Utah County have been busy preparing for the 2020 legislative session, which begins on Jan. 27.
Every Utah adult is required under state law to report confessions of child abuse to law enforcement — unless that adult is a religious leader who learned about the abuse during a confidential confessional.
The Utah Legislature is looking to regulate the Utah Department of Public Safety’s use of facial recognition technology after reports that DPS had scanned driver’s license photos at the request of federal law enforcement agencies.
Suzanne Bailey, of Provo, was talking with her brother when she discovered the details of the tax reform recently passed by the Utah Legislature. Her brother told her that, as part of the reform, the tax on grocery items will nearly triple next year.
As officials in Utah and throughout the country try to find ways to increase affordable housing, one state lawmaker has an idea that she thinks could benefit low-income residents: letting cities choose whether to impose rent control.
During the 2017 legislative session, Utah lawmakers passed a bill requiring physicians to inform women seeking a medical abortion about a drug that could potentially “reverse” a pregnancy termination if the women changed their minds.
An effort will be made during the 2020 Legislature to quantify how implicit racial biases may be contributing to Utah’s high rate of minority incarceration.
Utah police investigators and forensic scientists are among the national leaders in the use of genetic genealogy to crack old and new criminal cases.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has signed a law banning most abortions after 18 weeks of gestation, setting the stage for a legal showdown.
SALT LAKE CITY — An Associated Press analysis of Utah state House elections using a statistical method for calculating partisan advantage found that Republicans won about three more seats than would be expected based on the party's share of the vote in the 2018 midterm election.
Utah’s 45-day legislative session came to an end Thursday night, with a myriad of bills passing dealing with everything from alcohol policy to abortion restrictions to funding for a Provo Airport expansion.