Politics

The state Capitol building. Threats against Utah lawmakers have increased...
Aimee Cobabe

Utah GOP supports resolution banning gender affirming medical transitions for minors

Utah GOP is supporting a resolution banning gender affirming medical transitions for minors.
2 hours ago
Utah Democrats Gene Davis...
Lindsay Aerts

‘So no one else gets hurt:’ Utah Democratic Party pushes for Davis suspension

Salt Lake County Democrats have already suspended Sen. Gene Davis, and members of the Utah Democratic Party want to do the same.
4 days ago
Midterm Elections...
Chris Jacobs

BYU study finds lower voter turnout among certain demographics

The study found minorities, voters under 30, and Democrats are less likely to vote while Republicans over 30 had the highest rate of voter turnout.
4 days ago
Rocky Anderson...
Mark Jones

Former SLC Mayor Rocky Anderson to run for mayor again

Former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson has told KSL NewsRadio that he intends to run again for mayor in 2023.
11 days ago
Glen Canyon Dam, Glen Canyon Dam Bridge, Colorado River, Highway 89,  aerial view, Page, Arizona, U...
Becky Bruce

Emergency funds sought for retrofit of Glen Canyon Dam

Emergency money is being sought from Congress for a retrofit of the Glen Canyon Dam. Experts say it's necessary to provide water to other states.
12 days ago
Rep. Stewart at the Security Summit...
Samantha Herrera

Stewart Security Summit takes a look at the US’s place in the world

Ahead of the Stewart Security Summit on August 5 in Salt Lake City, Rep. Chris Stewart joins Inside Sources to discuss the event.
12 days ago
Rep. Chris stewart is pictured...
Amanda Dickson

Rep. Chris Stewart says federalism will cure what ails America

Rep. Chris Stewart spoke at the Sutherland Institute for its Congressional Series on Tuesday and spoke on the current state of the country,
12 days ago
Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers a concession speech in his bid for the Republican nomin...
BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press

Primary takeaways: Abortion backlash in Kansas, Greitens’ collapse

Kansas rejected a measure making it easier to restrict abortion, and MIssouri voters repudiated a former governor seeking a Senate seat.
12 days ago
Midterm Elections...
Jeff Caplan

100 Days until midterm elections

The midterm elections are only 100 days away! Many have been predicting a red wave this fall, but what do the polls show, and is it too soon to tell?
13 days ago
Utah transportation funding...
Aimee Cobabe

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announces new funding for Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was in Utah Friday to announce new transportation funding for the state. According to Buttigieg, the Protect Program will involve $7.3 billion going to states over the course of the next five years. This money is part of the larger $1.2 trillion infrastructure package […]
17 days ago
FILE: Low water levels are pictured in the Great Salt Lake near Tooele County on Wednesday, Jan. 5,...
Lindsay Aerts

Utah House Speaker bringing back second annual Great Salt Lake Summit

House Speaker Brad Wilson says another Great Salt Lake Summit will be held in October.
19 days ago
second debate...
Curt Gresseth

Political fallout from 2020 presidential election looking like 1876

SALT LAKE CITY — How was the presidential election of 1876 like 2020’s? Both saw allegations of voter fraud. Both saw attempts to overturn the election results. The result from these elections remain among the most disputed in US history. Both also experienced election violence, and disfranchisement of predominately-Republican Black voters. Texas closes hundreds of polling […]
21 days ago
Rep Ferry...
Amanda Dickson

The slow pace of Utah Senate confirmation for Rep. Joel Ferry

Gov. Cox has picked Rep. Joel Ferry to lead the Utah Dept. of Natural Resources. But a constitutional issue must be addressed.
27 days ago
Former White House strategist Steve Bannon speaks with reporters after departing federal court on N...
GARY FIELDS Associated Press

Trial expected to begin for ex-Trump adviser Steve Bannon

Bannon, 68, had been one of the most prominent of the Trump-allied holdouts in refusing to testify before the committee. He has argued that his testimony is protected by Trump's claim of executive privilege.
29 days ago
McMullin and Lee are pictured...
Aimee Cobabe

Race between McMullin and Lee already seeing millions raised

In the race between Evan McMullin and Sen. Mike Lee for Utah's Senate seat, both candidates report raising millions from supporters.
1 month ago
marriage Utah Sen. Derek Kitchen firearm codify...
Lindsay Aerts

Utah Sen. Derek Kitchen says party switching partly to blame for primary loss

According to Utah Sen. Derek Kitchen, voters switching parties to vote in the Republican primary had an impact in his loss to Dr. Jennifer Plumb.
1 month ago
Jennifer Plumb, who is an medical doctor and a mother, speaks against speaks against a transgender ...
Simone Seikaly

Plumb wins primary for Utah Senate District 9 by 61 votes

Plumb beat incumbent Sen. Derek Kitchen by 61 votes and will face an Independent write-in candidate in the November election.
1 month ago
A image of former President Donald Trump talking to his chief of staff Mark Meadows is seen as Cass...
LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent

Jan. 6 panel probes Trump’s ‘siren call’ to extremists

The Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers, are extremist far-right groups whose leaders and others are now facing rare sedition charges for their roles.
1 month ago
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 15: Steve Bannon, advisor to former President Donald Trump, arrives to the E....
Sara Murray, CNN

Steve Bannon says he’s willing to testify before January 6 committee after Trump waives claims of executive privilege

The January 6 committee was interested in speaking to Bannon about his communications with Trump in December 2020, when Bannon reportedly urged him to focus on the January 6 certification of the presidential election results.
1 month ago
A Utah lawmaker is considering proposing an amendment to the state's constitution if the trigger la...
Lindsay Aerts

‘So the state has options’: Sponsor of Utah’s trigger law proposes amending state constitution

A state lawmaker is proposing changing the state constitution if Utah's abortion trigger law is struck down.
1 month ago
Utah republican debates...
Curt Gresseth

GOP women candidates lost, Utah advocate for female leaders explains how to change that

After Republican women candidates lost in recent primary elections, a Utah advocate for female leadership explains what needs to be done to reverse the losses.
1 month ago
Jeff Gray is pictured. Photo credit: Jeff Gray Campaign Facebook page....
Lindsay Aerts and Samantha Herrera

Jeff Gray to bring back death penalty after becoming presumptive next Utah County Attorney

In the race for Utah County Attorney, prosecutor Jeff Gray beat incumbent David Leavitt and is expected to take office in January.
2 months ago
A voter drops a ballot into a box at the Salt Lake County Government Center in Salt Lake City on Mo...
Becky Bruce

The Utah primary election is expected to be ‘pretty normal’

Tuesday's primary election in Utah is expected to be about average for a midterm election.
2 months ago
A voter fills in the ballot on the voting machine during the Election Day voting at Vivint Smart Ho...
Lindsay Aerts

State elections leaders dismiss state lawmakers claims of vote switching

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah — The State Elections Office says all of the state’s voting machines are working correctly ahead of Primary Election Day Tuesday. This comes after Rep. Phil Lyman, R-Blanding, made claims on social media, that some of the machines were changing people’s votes. Screenshot of Lyman’s social media post. Lyman posted on Facebook […]
2 months ago

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