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Update: Years of debate about Utah anti-discrimination law end in Capitol rotunda

Madeleine Lewis
Capital West News

SALT LAKE CITY — It lasted less than 15 minutes but a signing ceremony in the waning hours of the Legislature ended years of debate as Utah officially adopted a law that provides LGBT people protections in employment and house. 695 more words

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Pay day loan, minimum wage and midwife measures among bills that fail

By Emily Larson
Capital West News

SALT LAKE CITY –Despite the time, effort, and passion put into each bill that goes through the Utah legislature, sometimes agreements can’t be made or amendments just aren’t enough. 1,075 more words

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Utah back in charge of Navajo oil, gas royalties seven years after settling mismanagement lawsuit

UTAH – Seven years after the Utah Legislature agreed to pay $33 million to settle a lawsuit over mismanaging royalties from oil and gas drilling on the Navajo reservation, the state is again taking over as trustee for the multimillion-dollar fund. 129 more words

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Utah Second Amendment bills range from guns to crossbows

By Abigail Norton
Capital West News

SALT LAKE CITY – Legislators have been debating their 2nd Amendment rights this session with issues ranging from gun education to the use of crossbows. 477 more words

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Bear Lake beaches will again be open to more traffic

By Will Glade
Capital West News

SALT LAKE CITY — Once again, Bear Lake is about to see a change in laws managing the beaches around the Utah side of the Lake. 503 more words

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From mining to grazing, passed bills impact rural Utah

By Maren McInnes
Capital West News

SALT LAKE CITY — The 2015 Utah General Legislative Session heard many major bills about rural Utah. Here are some of the many bills that passed… 983 more words

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Tesla bill dies in the House, sparks debate

Abigail Norton
Capital West News

SALT LAKE CITY – House members appeared close to a riot as they debated a bill to allow online car sales in the state. 227 more words

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