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Stories with organization: Utah State Legislature
  • Utah lawmaker renews push for medical marijuana law 
    Updated: Jul-15-15 3:29 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - A state lawmaker renewed his push Wednesday for conservative Utah to pass a medical marijuana law, a move he argues is a win for limited government, conservative values and compassion.

  • Utah death row inmate says firing squad is unconstitutional 
    Updated: Jul-14-15 7:00 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah death row inmate appealing his sentence of death by firing squad says the execution method is cruel and unusual punishment. Utah recently approved the use of a firing squad as a backup if lethal injection drugs are not available.

  • Forester: Utah working to cut risk of large-scale wildfires 
    Updated: Jul-14-15 4:50 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Utah hasn't had a devastating wildfire in recent years like its neighboring states thanks to a mix of luck, favorable weather and prevention, the state forester said Tuesday.

  • Utah lawmakers look at passing statewide body camera rules 
    Updated: Jul-07-15 5:12 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - As more police agencies issue body cameras to their officers, Utah needs to set statewide standards about what should be filmed and who can see it, lawmakers and advocates said Tuesday.