Lethal injection drugs are scarce, which means Utah will be using its second choice, firing squads, to carry out the death penalty.
Gov. Gary Herbert announced on Friday May 19 a special election to replace Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah. The special election will take place Nov. 7, 2017.
Governor Herbert signed HB43, creating a five-year pilot program to disperse grants to address the needs of Alaskan Natives and Native American students in rural areas in Utah.