- Utah sues federal government over sage grouse plan Updated: Feb-04-16 6:59 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah has decided to sue the federal government over its new set of rules intended to protect the greater sage grouse - following similar lawsuits lodged by Idaho and nine Nevada counties, ranchers and two mining companies.
- The Latest: Herbert won't reverse Planned Parenthood order Updated: Jan-28-16 5:21 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The latest on the ongoing court battle over Gov. Gary Herbert's decision to cut off funding to The Planned Parenthood Association of Utah following the release of secretly recorded videos showing out-of-state employees discussing fetal tissue from abortions. (all times local):
- Planned Parenthood in Utah pushes back on defunding ruling Updated: Jan-28-16 3:00 am
SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah branch Planned Parenthood says a federal judge abused his discretion when he allowed the governor to cut off funding to the organization after the release of secretly recorded videos showing out-of-state employees discussing fetal tissue from abortions.
- Herbert sets Utah graduation goal, calls for Medicaid plan Updated: Jan-27-16 11:53 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary Herbert used his annual State of the State speech Wednesday to set a goal to raise Utah's graduation rate and implore lawmakers who have rejected Medicaid expansion plans to somehow help poor residents get health insurance.
- The Latest: Herbert praises Utah public lands plan Updated: Jan-27-16 9:00 pm
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- Lawmakers concerned with Gov. Herbert's marijuana remark Updated: Jan-22-16 7:50 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A group of Democratic lawmakers are criticizing the Utah governor for using a Spanish phrase when discussing medicinal marijuana bills earlier this week.
- Democrat Michael Weinholtz announces bid for Utah governor Updated: Jan-22-16 6:13 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The former head of a Utah medical staffing company on Friday became the latest candidate to challenge Gov. Gary Herbert's re-election bid this year.
- Utah congressmen unveil draft of public lands plan Updated: Jan-20-16 6:09 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Two Utah congressmen unveiled a draft plan Wednesday that calls for protecting 4 million acres of public land in Utah in exchange for freeing up more than 1 million acres for recreation and oil and gas development.
- Utah leaders blast moratorium on coal leases on federal land Updated: Jan-15-16 6:46 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - While environmentalists cheered, state government and central Utah county leaders expressed dismay about the Obama administration's decision to halt new coal leases on federal lands.
- Wildlife advocates hold rallies to save Mexican gray wolf Updated: Jan-14-16 7:11 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Wildlife advocates chided state government leaders in four Western states on Thursday for trying to keep land out of a potential recovery zone for Mexican gray wolves, an endangered species.