Politics + Government

Rep. George Santos leaves a meeting of the House Republican Conference at the Capitol Hill Club on ...
Gregory Krieg, CNN

George Santos’ ex says congressman will never resign because ‘his ego is too big’

(CNN) — The former boyfriend of New York Rep. George Santos says the Long Island Republican facing growing calls to resign for extensively lying about his past will never do so, even as he faces multiple investigations, including into his finances. “His ego is too big. He’s not gonna resign. If they don’t find out something to get […]
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The Utah Education Association is opposed to H. B. 215. The UEA says school choice and a teacher pa...
Devin Oldroyd

School choice bill is “limiting” public schools, UEA president says

Utah Education Association president Renee Pinkney says the controversial school choice bill is "weakening" and "limiting" public schools.
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Elizabeth Weiler

UTA board looks at FrontRunner expansion in Utah County

Utah County is the fastest growing county in the state so UTA is considering a number of expansions to their current FrontRunner and bus lines. 
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The Utah House has advanced the bill that bans transgender-related surgeries on minors and pauses t...
Lindsay Aerts

Utah House votes to pass transgender-related surgery ban

The Utah House has advanced the bill that bans transgender-related surgeries on minors and pauses the treatment of hormone blockers.
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A bill that would encourage Utah communities to bump Halloween festivities — like trick-or-treati...
Logan Stefanich

Utah resolution proposing Friday designation for Halloween celebrations advances

While the bill wouldn't change the date of Halloween itself, it would recognize a designated day for Halloween celebrations.
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Rep. Joel Briscoe, D-Salt Lake City, speaks at a press conference about the Great Salt Lake at the ...
Carter Williams. KSL.com

Utah, Salt Lake leaders unveil new plans to improve the struggling Great Salt Lake

State and local leaders are prposing two pieces of legislation to help save the Great Salt Lake amid dropping water level.
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BYU study finds we need to stop watering as much as we are....
Mark Jones

Speaker Wilson says Utah legislature is working hard on water issue

SALT LAKE CITY — Prior to the start of the 2023 Utah Legislative Session, it seemed like water would be a popular topic throughout the 45-day session. And a week into the session, that appears to be the case.  House speaker Brad Wilson (R-Kaysville) joined Inside Sources hosted by Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan to […]
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East High School teacher Elyse Arrington, center, cheers during a teacher and student walkout prote...
Hugo Rikard-Bell

Teachers at West High School walkout in of protest H.B. 215

Roughly 20 West High teachers held a walkout Wednesday in protest of H.B. 215.
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The bill, S.B. 117 Domestic Violence Amendments, would streamline domestic violence reports, placin...
Hugo Rikard-Bell

Domestic violence bill moves to full Utah Senate for vote

S.B. 117 streamlines domestic violence reports, placing them all into one database. Then, Police can access this information before heading to a scene of reported domestic violence.
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President Barack Obama (center) speaks as former Presidents Bill Clinton (left) and George W. Bush ...
Kevin Liptak, Jamie Gangel and Edward-Isaac Dovere, CNN

Clinton, Bush and Obama turned over all classified records, representatives say

The discovery of classified documents in former Vice President Mike Pence's Carmel, Indiana, home was the third such case in recent months.
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Senator Mike Lee is among those working on an amendment to protect religious liberties in The Respe...
Aimee Cobabe

Sen. Lee quotes Taylor Swift lyrics during Ticket Master/Live Nation hearing

Who knew Sen. Mike Lee is a swiftie? The senator quoted Taylor Swift lyrics multiple times at a senate committee hearing Tuesday.
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A lawyer for former Vice President Mike Pence discovered about a dozen documents marked as classifi...
Jamie Gangel, Jeremy Herb and Evan Perez, CNN

Classified documents found at Pence’s Indiana home

A lawyer for former VP Mike Pence found about a dozen documents marked as classified at Pence's Indiana home last week and gave them to the FBI.
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More than one hundred people protested at the Utah Capitol on Monday night against H.B. 215 Funding...
Hugo Rikard-Bell

Parents voice concern at protest against school choice bill

Some parents at the protest said they're concerned about the amount of money the voucher program would drain from public education.
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hov lane is pictured, new law would let pregnant people use hov lane alone...
Samantha Herrera

Proposed law would allow pregnant people to use HOV lane

The bill, sponsored by Rep. Stephanie Gricius, R-Salt Lake City, would allow a pregnant person to use HOV lanes on their own.
3 days ago
Members of the public line up for comment during a House Education Committee hearing on HB215 at th...
Britt Johnson

Proposed bill focuses exclusively on Utah teacher pay

Rep. Romero proposed a bill to focus solely on teacher pay. The goal is to separate the issue of pay increases from the school voucher bill.
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Tax Harassment...
Mark Jones

As tax season begins, two things to keep in mind

The Internal Revenue Service began processing 2022 tax returns, marking the official opening of tax season.
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Utah 2022 legislative session...
Lindsay Aerts

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.
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flags are pictured lowered at half-staff...
Samantha Herrera

Gov. Cox orders flags lowered to honor Monterey Park victims

10 people in Monterey Park, California were killed over the weekend during a celebration of the Lunar New Year.
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Rep. Candice Pierucci , who is sponsoring the school choice bill, is pictured...
Lindsay Aerts

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.
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board of education members are pictured talking about a school choice bill...
Adam Small

Utah State Board of Education votes to oppose school choice bill

The Board voted on H.B. 215, a bill which would create a school choice scholarship program.
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The bill that would give parents money for private school is quickly moving through the Utah Legisl...
Lindsay Aerts

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.
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Joshua Abate, Micah Coomer, and Dodge Dale Hellonen seen inside the Capitol on January 6, 2021. (Ph...
Hannah Rabinowitz, Holmes Lybrand and Haley Britzky, CNN

Three active-duty Marines arrested for participating in Jan. 6 US Capitol riot

Three active-duty Marines who work in intelligence were arrested this week for breaching the US Capitol building with a mob of Trump supporters on January 6, 2021.
6 days ago
The bill that would give parents money for private school is quickly moving through the Utah Legisl...
Simone Seikaly

H.B. 215, combining “school choice” and teacher raises, approved by Utah House

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox has said previously that he would not approve a voucher, or school choice program that didn't include a teacher pay bonus.
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Three bills dealing with transgender youth in Utah have easily passed through the Utah Senate....
Simone Seikaly

Transgender youth-related bills pass Senate, advance to Utah House

Three bills that dealing with transgender-related issues have been approved by the Utah Senate and now move to the Utah House for consideration.
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