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Will Utah legislators abolish the death penalty in 2018? These conservative lawmakers think so.

Jessica Miller By Jessica Miller 3h ago

Salt Lake City Sen. Jim Dabakis to retire from Legislature at end of term

Taylor W. Anderson By Taylor W. Anderson 5h ago

Special interests find that the best way to Utah lawmakers’ hearts — or at least their calendars — is through their stomachs

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 6h ago

‘Too drunk to drive, but sober enough to carry a .45?’ Alcohol lobby says gun-related tweak is hypocritical

Kathy Stephenson By Kathy Stephenson 8h ago

Cities say big-donor billboard firms push sneaky bill to allow bigger, lighted displays without local OK

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 1d ago

Want to find out who are Utah’s biggest corporate donors to politicians? Lawmakers quietly changed the law in 2015 to make that more difficult.

By Eric Baker , dan harrie 2d ago

2 old, small liquor stores in Salt Lake City may get bigger, better digs under DABC plan

Kathy Stephenson By Kathy Stephenson 3d ago

Tribune Editorial: For women, the Legislature moves one step forward, and two steps back

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A bill to spread halfway houses throughout Utah — at a cost of $27 million — is on its way to the Senate floor

Taylor W. Anderson By Taylor W. Anderson 4d ago

Looking for a place to smoke? Try the Utah State Capitol, where tobacco bills have floundered this session.

Taylor W. Anderson By Taylor W. Anderson 4d ago

Despite calls for further study, Utah lawmaker’s controversial plan on city drinking water supplies gets a second look

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod 4d ago

As elderly homeless numbers grow, lawmakers want to know if living center bills, discharges are driving the problem

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 4d ago

Lawmakers pass bill to allow ‘water cremation’ as an alternative to burial, traditional cremation

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 4d ago

Quicker divorces: Utah Legislature OKs shortening waiting period from 90 to 30 days. Governor has final say

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 4d ago

Lawmakers considering spending millions to sue California and fight the ‘war on Utah coal’

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 4d ago

Salt Lake County township leaders soon may be called ‘mayor’

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 4d ago

After another shooting, Utah lawmakers pass a school safety bill — but say solutions are unclear

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 4d ago

Mitt Romney a carpet-bagging outsider? Governor, lawmakers say he understands Utah well

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 4d ago

Rural counties could use more money from hotel taxes to pay for roads under a bill moving forward in the House

Taylor W. Anderson By Taylor W. Anderson 4d ago

Gov. Herbert says new toughest-in-nation DUI law will stand without major changes

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 4d ago

Senate shakes up leadership as Majority Leader Okerlund prepares for possible heart, kidney transplants

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson 5d ago

Some Utah lawmakers deny climate change, but OK a bill recognizing its impacts after hearing pleas from students

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod 5d ago

Senate committee sends bill that would create a low-income tax credit to the floor for final vote

Taylor W. Anderson By Taylor W. Anderson 5d ago

Threats to college and university campuses may outweigh the privacy of sexual assault victims, Utah lawmakers say

Benjamin Wood By Benjamin Wood 5d ago