Lindsay Aerts

Website: http://www.ksl.com

Lindsay Aerts is a reporter, anchor and host at KSL Newsradio. She hosts "The Mom Show" podcast on KSL NewsRadio. She's done extensive reporting on Utah's mail-in election system. You can contact her at laerts@ksl.com.

Will lawmakers fund free UTA fare beyond one week?

Pros include cleaner air and good exposure for UTA. But the cons include periods of time when the agency generates no revenue.
2 days ago

Bill would require parental permission for Utah teens to use social media

Two bills circulating at the 2023 Utah Legislative Session involve social media, parents, and their teens. A group of tech CEOs opposes one.
4 days ago

LGBTQ advocacy groups to file lawsuit over Utah’s transgender-related surgery law

SALT LAKE CITY — The National Center for Lesbian Rights and the ACLU of Utah will file a lawsuit against the new Utah law banning transgender minors from getting surgeries and limiting hormone treatments. “We’re putting together a challenge as quickly as we can,” said Shannon Minter, the NCLR’s legal director, to KSL NewsRadio’s Lindsay […]
5 days ago

Utah Senate passes transgender-related surgery ban for minors

The Utah House has advanced the bill that bans transgender-related surgeries on minors and pauses the treatment of hormone blockers.
9 days ago

Lawmakers denounce activist’s comments about ‘destroying public education’

A supporter of the school choice bill said in a recorded message that she wants to destroy public education. Lawmakers are trying to distance themselves.
12 days ago

Hotly debated school choice bill to be heard by Utah Senate

H.B. 215 is a bill that would create a school choice scholarship fund. The bill would also increase teachers' salaries in Utah.
12 days ago

Utah State Board of Education calls special vote on school choice bill

The Utah State Board of Education will vote on whether to support a bill that would create a school choice scholarship and increase teacher salaries.
13 days ago

Bill banning transgender-related surgeries on minors advances after key Senate vote

SB16, sponsored by Sen. Mike Kennedy, R-Alpine, places a ban on transgender-related surgeries for minors.
16 days ago

Senate committee gives ok for chamber to hear two different bills centered on trans youth

The Utah Legislature plans to debate three transgender-related bills Wednesday, including one to punish doctors who perform transgender-related surgery.
18 days ago

Utah abortion ban could take effect if lawmakers change a procedural rule

If the rule change to Utah's Rules of Civil Procedure passes, a near total ban on abortion in Utah could take effect.
23 days ago

Proposed bill seeks to create domestic violence task force

Rep. Candice Pierucci, R-Herriman, has proposed H.B. 43, which would require a domestic violence task force to collect data on multiple things.
24 days ago

Bill would require Utah school districts to notify parents of change in student name, pronouns 

The potential pronoun bill's sponsor said it will prohibit school districts from creating a written plan about pronouns that doesn't notify parents.
30 days ago

Proposed Utah bill would make elected officials disclose foreign government gifts

Rep. Candice Pierucci, R-Herriman, said the bill came about after her own brush with a trip proposal.
1 month ago

Stay away from areas with high avalanche danger this weekend, forecaster says

Avalanche forecasters said recent snow has brought with it a lot of water weight, increasing the risk for avalanches.
1 month ago

New bill to punish doctors who provide transgender-related medical care to minors

This marks the second transgender bill introduced the month before the legislative session starts. Rep. Rex Shipp is sponsoring the new bill.
1 month ago

School choice bill coming back in Utah’s 2023 legislative session

A school choice bill aims to give parents more options for their children's education. Utah parents would be given funding for schools of their choosing.
1 month ago

SLC Southwest crews work to reunite passengers with lost luggage

While passengers arrive and look for their luggage, Southwest has stopped selling new flights while they work to reset operations.
1 month ago

Bill seeks to make dating apps safer for users

Under the bill dating apps would be required to have pop-ups giving safety tips, best practices, disclosures and warnings to users.
1 month ago

Lt. Gov. Henderson hopes to turn tragedy into protective legislation

After losing her cousin to domestic violence, Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson is pushing for a law to help victims of domestic violence.
2 months ago

Inflation hitting Utah Food Bank patrons and donors

Food and financial donations to the Utah Food Bank are looking different this year thanks to inflation. The pantry is also seeing an increase in need.
2 months ago

Parents urged not to give adult doses of pain meds to kids

Parents struggle to find children's medications among a rise in children's illness across US.
2 months ago

GOP state delegate asked to resign after appearing in ad against Sen. Mike Lee

A woman who has appeared in an ad opposing Sen. Mike Lee has been asked to step down from her role as a Republican state delegate
3 months ago

After Pelosi attack, Utah officials say elected leaders are safe

Utah is part of a nationwide fusion center, where analysts, police agencies, and those monitoring social media can share information. It's meant to help keep elected leaders safe.
3 months ago

Family of 10-year-old who died by suicide tells Davis schools “settle, or we’ll sue”

Izzy Tichenor died by suicide after reporting bullying at Foxboro Elementary School, now her family says they'll sue the Davis District.
3 months ago