Capital West News

Lawmakers wrap up with abortion, redistricting and education funding changes

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Legislature has wrapped up its work for the year, capping off a session that saw a revision of...
Bryan Pearson

Legislature approves pilot program to allow infants at work

A bill proposed in the Utah Legislature would set up the Infant at Work Pilot Program for eligible employees of the Department of Health.
Rick Bowmer

Utah legislature cracks down on teen vaping

A slew of bills flooded the Utah legislature during the 2020 session in an attempt to combat underage smoking.As a result, schools now...
(Trent Nelson/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)

New task force seeks to tackle issue of missing and murdered...

Gov. Gary Herbert's signature on a legislative bill will set in a motion the creation and funding of a task force aimed at solving...

Lawmakers pass bill requiring warning labels on pornography

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah lawmakers have sent a bill to the governor that would require pornographic materials to have a warning label and...

(Updates) The Utah Legislature decriminalizes some forms of polygamy

A bill proposed in the Utah Legislature attempted to strike at the heart of the practice of plural marriage in early February.