Utah Legislature

The Larry H. Miller Company and Miller family unveiled renderings for the Power District, a nearly ...
Lindsay Aerts

MLB stadium financing plan gets House committee OK amid hotel industry concerns 

The plan to help finance a major league baseball stadium, and the area surrounding it on Salt Lake's west side, is moving forward at the Utah legislature.  
9 hours ago
Utah lawmakers have advanced a bill that would prohibit the Utah attorney general from engaging in ...
Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com

Legislature seeks to bar attorney general from private law practice while in office

Lawmakers have advanced a bill that would prohibit the state attorney general from engaging in private practice while in office.
14 hours ago
Jodi Hildebrandt and Ruby Franke on an advertisement for the ConneXions program....
Shelby Lofton

Life coaching regulations under consideration following Hildebrandt case

A bill regulating life coaching programs in Utah is on hold to give the Utah Division of Professional Licensing more time to study the profession.
1 day ago
Senate President Stuart Adams, R-Layton, and Sen. Curt Bramble, R-Provo, react to a reporter’s qu...
Daniella Rivera and Annie Knox, KSL TV

‘More secrecy’: Utah lawmakers advance bills targeting government transparency

Several bills would chip away at government transparency in Utah, including one proposal that’s a direct response to KSL’s fight for public records. A First Amendment attorney says he’s alarmed.
1 day ago
The Larry H. Miller Company and Miller family unveiled renderings for the Power District, a nearly ...
Lindsay Aerts

Utah Legislature unveils plan to help finance new MLB stadium

Utah's taxpayer funds are intertwined in a new bill proposed to fund a stadium that will help bring a Major League Baseball team to Utah. State leaders think the investment will pay off.
2 days ago
Utah Capitol building...
Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com and Lindsay Aerts, KSL-TV

Bill to ‘simplify’ lawsuit over Utah’s abortion trigger ban passes House committee

The Utah legislature is advancing a bill that would undo the law that banned Utah's abortion clinics from getting licenses. That law is currently on hold anyway while it's tied up in a lawsuit.
3 days ago
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Emma Benson

Bill would lower qualifications to perform some eye surgeries

Everyone deserves quality access to eyecare – but a bill making its way through the Utah legislature is causing some controversy. 
7 days ago
significant shift is coming for candidates who have to gather signatures to get on the ballot -- a ...
Lindsay Aerts

Utah Legislature approves candidate signature gathering change

A significant shift is coming for candidates who have to gather signatures to get on the ballot -- a state-approved app allowing them to verify a voter's eligibility in real-time.
7 days ago
Tuesday February 9, 2006. Photo by Scott G. Winterton / Deseret Morning News.The Ten Commandments m...
Daniel Woodruff

Utah House committee approves Ten Commandments bill despite constitutional concerns

A Utah lawmaker is no longer pushing for public schools to display a copy of the Ten Commandments but wants to add other biblical precepts and the Magna Carta to the curriculum.
8 days ago
Utah State Board of Education member Natalie Cline did not attend the scheduled meeting at the Capi...
Lindsay Aerts and Michael Houck

Utah State Board of Education votes to strip Natalie Cline of board powers, asks her to resign

After a nearly two-hour closed-door session, the Utah State Board of Education voted to strip Natalie Cline of virtually all of her powers.
9 days ago
Natalie Cline (Utah State Board of Education)...
Lindsay Aerts

Utah House Majority met with Natalie Cline, USBE votes on punishment

Utah House of Representatives Majority leadership has met with Natalie Cline, as they mull a possible punishment for a controversial post that Cline made last week.
9 days ago
Students in a classroom...
Lindsay Aerts

Utah lawmakers running nearly 100 education-related bills

Utah's lawmakers are currently sifting through nearly 100 bills related to education.
10 days ago
Rep. Marsha Judkins, R-Provo, is sponsoring a bill to boost penalties for violating domestic violen...
Annie Knox

Utah bill would boost penalties for DV offenders violating gun restrictions

A Utah legislative proposal seeks to keep guns out of the equation once there's a history of domestic violence or threats.
11 days ago
Crystal Young...
Daniel Woodruff

Utah lawmakers advance clergy abuse reporting bill after emotional hearing

A bill giving clergy in Utah more leeway to report child abuse is moving forward.
14 days ago
Utah State Board of Education members in Thursday meeting after Natalie Cline comments towards a hi...
Lindsay Aerts

‘I’m disappointed’: Utah board of education member asks leadership for vote on Cline’s punishment

Four members of the state board of education spoke out Thursday, condemning the actions of fellow board member Natalie Cline and asking board leadership to act.
15 days ago
Leah Moses, Shaynie Hunter and David Corwin react to a legislative panel approving a bill requiring...
Annie Knox and Daniella Rivera, KSL TV

Mothers and teens urge Utah lawmakers to pass family court reform

A bill that would require courts to prioritize child safety in custody decisions cleared its first hurdle at the Capitol. The move follows a KSL Investigation on how courts weigh parental rights against child safety.
15 days ago
A photo of the new Utah state flag proposal unveiled Monday. The new design includes a five-pointed...
Daniel Woodruff

Bill getting rid of new Utah state flag fails to advance

A bill that would have gotten rid of the new Utah state flag while reinstating the old one failed to move forward Thursday.
15 days ago
Woman in business dress sits in an office...
Daniel Woodruff

Lt. Gov. Henderson says school board member Cline’s actions ‘a new low,’ calls for resignation

Utah Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson called on embattled state school board member Natalie Cline to resign.
16 days ago
The Utah State Board of Education is pictured in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. (Kristin...
Josh Ellis

Utah state school board condemns Natalie Cline’s Facebook post about student-athlete

The Utah State Board of Education has issued a statement saying its leadership condemns board member Natalie Cline's recent Facebook post that was directed toward a female high school student-athlete in Utah.
16 days ago
Multiple bills in the Utah Legislature aim to target air quality and offer tax breaks for switching...
Lindsay Aerts

Here’s what the Utah Legislature is doing to address air quality

Multiple bills in the Utah Legislature aim to target air quality and offer tax breaks for switching to electric lawn equipment.
16 days ago
Homes under construction...
Daniel Woodruff

Utah lawmakers eye changes to first-time homebuyer program

Utah's new first-time homebuyer program could soon be changing.
16 days ago
House bills listed on the House floor. (KSL TV)...
Lindsay Aerts

NIL deals and golf course watering bills underscore transparency concerns

A bill to create parameters around how Utah's college athletes can use their NIL to make money is being worked on in the Utah Legislature.
17 days ago
FILE: (L-R) Co-teachers at Yung Wing School P.S. 124 Marisa Wiezel (who is related to the photograp...
Eliza Pace

Bills target maternity leave for teachers, one requires 3 weeks of paid maternity leave

One bill would require three weeks of paid maternity leave for teachers.
17 days ago
woman holds her pregnant belly under her shirt...
Daniel Woodruff

Utah lawmakers reject proposal to expand health coverage to more pregnant women

A push to expand health coverage for low-income pregnant women in Utah is not moving forward.
17 days ago

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