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House approves minor tweak to Utah’s toughest-in-nation DUI law

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 3h ago

Another slap in governor-Legislature power struggle: Proposal to allow lawmakers to call themselves into special sessions

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 3h ago

Utah representative walks back victim advocate confidentiality bill, saying he needs more time and a task force to study the issue

Paighten Harkins By Paighten Harkins 5h ago

Lawmakers OK bill that would allow drug dealers to face homicide charges in overdose deaths

Jessica Miller By Jessica Miller 6h ago

Utah lawmakers quickly reject charging a fee for disposable grocery bags — and instead decide to ban cities from imposing their own

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 7h ago

In a hearing that focused on polygamy, Utah legislative committee approves a bill aimed at helping kids being forced into marriage

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle 7h ago

Proposed Utah liquor law change would let restaurants take down signs that say they’re not bars — but bars would still have to explain they’re not restaurants

Kathy Stephenson By Kathy Stephenson 8h ago

Political Cornflakes: Missouri governor indicted over alleged blackmail in extramarital affair

The Tribune Political Team By The Tribune Political Team 10h ago

Mia Love is not on board with arming teachers, but John Curtis could get behind it

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner 12h ago

Rolly: No Utah Republican Party on the ballot? Here’s how it could happen and how the GOP itself would be to blame.

Paul Rolly By Paul Rolly 13h ago

Utah teachers say they’re worried about school shootings — but adding gun training to their duties is ‘absurd’

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner 22h ago

Gary Ott spent years in public office with progressive Alzheimer’s disease. Lawmakers are taking steps to avoid a repeat.

Taylor W. Anderson By Taylor W. Anderson 23h ago

In Utah, stealing a police dog is a more serious crime than killing one. Lawmakers are changing that.

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 1d ago

Romney hires longtime aide, and Trump campaign treasurer, as his Senate organization’s accountant

Thomas Burr By Thomas Burr 1d ago

Noting Utah’s high inmate death rate, lawmakers want jails to report on in-custody deaths every year

Taylor W. Anderson By Taylor W. Anderson 1d ago

Political Cornflakes: Bernie Sanders says Hillary Clinton should have done more to stop Russian meddling

The Tribune Political Team By The Tribune Political Team 1d ago

Gehrke: Here’s plenty of reasons to get rid of the death penalty, but lawmakers need to hear them from you

Robert Gehrke By Robert Gehrke 1d ago

House speaker goes 1-1 in battles for more power vs. governor

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 2d ago

Trump’s tax bill gave Utah politicians $80 million in an election year. Now they have to decide what to do with the tax windfall.

Taylor W. Anderson By Taylor W. Anderson 2d ago

Senate OKs bill banning police departments from giving officers ticket and arrest quotas

Dan Harrie By Dan Harrie 2d ago

Utah soon could be first state to fully legalize self-driving cars on its roads

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 2d ago

Gov. Herbert on guns: ‘A lot of things we can be doing and should be doing’

Bill Dentzer By Bill Dentzer 2d ago

Utah legislators told they have an extra $209 million to spend

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 2d ago

Contending Utah TV stations abuse employee contracts, House passes ‘noncompete’ bill

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 2d ago