Leaders in the St. George region of Utah see a pending water pipeline as crucial for accommodating booming population growth. Critics say it’s risky and unnecessary.
COMMENTARY | The executive director of the Utah Gov. Gary Herbert’s Office of Economic Development on what state leaders should be thinking about.
North Carolina's alcohol board refused to allow the beer to be sold in the state because its label depicts polygamy, an illegal act.
Utah expands a pilot program to 2,500 jobs.
It’s not California, Washington, or Texas.
Some voters in Provo and other Utah County cities will be able to cast ballots on a blockchain-powered mobile app in a pilot program for the August election.
More cars and trucks that can communicate with roadside sensors are expected to roll off assembly lines in the coming years.
Ballot initiatives on issues like medical marijuana helped get out the vote last fall, as did measures like allowing same-day registration.
Massachusetts lawmakers approved a bill to outlaw the therapy, which aims to change their sexual orientation, for young people.
Seven states submitted their agreements on March 19 with water officials asking for action before the end of April.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Denver teachers go on strike … Kansas’ low meningitis vaccination rate … and New Jersey’s 94-year-old mayor.
Republican lawmakers don’t want to fully implement a ballot initiative passed in November. One health-care advocate called it “trampling on … representative democracy.”
Will other states follow?
Across the U.S. governors are rolling out their spending plans for the upcoming fiscal cycle.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Texas civil asset forfeitures … New Mexico anti-crime omnibus bill … and Philadelphia “good cause” eviction rules.
Three out of four conservative states approved measures, while the election of a Democratic governor in Maine seemingly ends the Republican effort to block last year’s successful referendum.
Brent Taylor’s final Facebook post: “I hope everyone back home exercises their right to vote. We have far more as Americans that unites us than divides us."
The state is currently in the depths of a drought.
Later this year, Utah will become the first state to make it illegal to drive with a blood alcohol level of .05 or higher, rather than the .08 standard all the other states use.
Record low water levels leads to an appeal to conserve supplies.
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