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  • Things to know about the week ahead for Utah lawmakers

    Some of the Utah Legislature's most divisive issues this year could come to a head next week as lawmakers hit the halfway point of their annual session. Legislation that protects LGBT individuals from discrimination while protecting religious rights...
  • Billy Casper remembered as much for kindness as golf ability

    Billy Casper was remembered as much for his kindness as his golfing ability at a funeral service in Provo on Saturday, a week after he died at his home in nearby Springville at the age of 83. Fellow PGA Hall of Famer Johnny Miller, former PGA Tour golfer...
  • Republican lawmakers hold the line against Obamacare at state level

    Republican lawmakers hold the line against Obamacare at state level
    As President Obama fights in Congress and the courts to preserve the nation's sweeping healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act faces still another threat to its viability: Republicans in statehouses, many bucking governors of their own party eager to...
  • In close vote, Utah House OKs firing-squad proposal

    A hotly contested proposal that resurrects Utah's use of firing squads to carry out executions narrowly passed a key vote Friday in the state's Legislature after three missing lawmakers were summoned to break a tie vote. The Republican-controlled House...
  • Senate confirms governor's pick for Utah Supreme Court

    The Utah Senate has confirmed Gov. Gary Herbert's pick for the state Supreme Court: state Judge Constandinos Himonas. The Senate voted unanimously Friday to approve Himonas for the state's highest court. Himonas has spent a decade as a judge in Utah's...
  • Utah governor says he'd decline to officiate gay wedding

    Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he would probably decline to officiate a same-sex wedding if a gay couple ever made such request. Herbert told reporters Thursday that he'd "probably respectfully decline" and that it's not something he'd want to do. The...
  • Utah governor's Medicaid plan clears first obstacle with legislative committee's OK

    Gov. Gary Herbert's Medicaid expansion plan cleared its first obstacle at Utah's Republican-controlled Legislature on Wednesday evening, when a Senate Health committee approved the proposal on a 4-1 vote. It must still be approved by the full Senate...
  • Governor tells state agencies to help keep sage grouse off endangered species list

    Utah Gov. Gary Herbert wants the greater sage grouse to stay off the federal endangered species list, and he's asking state agencies to help keep bird populations healthy. The governor issued an executive order to state agencies Tuesday in an effort to...
  • Utah lawmaker withdrawing no-permit concealed carry bill after striking deal with governor

    A Utah lawmaker says he'll withdraw a bill to allow anyone over 21 to carry an unloaded gun without a permit. Representative Curt Oda said Tuesday he's made a deal with Gov. Gary Herbert to address concerns about the measure over the next several months,...
  • States look to tax e-cigarettes

    SUNSET, Utah Taking a long inhale and blowing a cloud of vapor, Jason Jones, who has owned the Vapor Mania store here since 2011, considered what a tax would do to his business, which includes selling electronic cigarettes as well as manufacturing a...
  • Utah lawmaker floats proposal to make child sex traffickers eligible for death penalty

    A Utah lawmaker has said he plans to introduce a bill that would allow the state to execute criminals convicted of child sex trafficking, calling it a necessary protection for defenseless children. The hardline plan from state Rep. Paul Ray faces several...