Legislature

Legislators override governor’s veto on HB11

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State legislators in the House and Senate passed a bill prohibiting transgender youth in Utah from competing in middle and high school girls' sports. Legislators voted to override Gov. Spencer Cox's veto on HB11 in a special session Friday.

Utah Legislature decisions reflect tension between local, state government

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Recent Utah Legislature decisions aimed at education and public health reflect a pattern of disagreement between state and local government.

Governor Cox signs 10 new bills

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Gov. Cox signed 10 bills from last week's legislative special session.

‘Cougars in Congress’ share how BYU taught them to serve

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Out of the 535 current members of the U.S. Congress, six of them started their journey here at BYU. 

Utah Legislature approves redistricting plans amid cries of gerrymandering

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Utah's redistricting plans are heading to Gov. Spencer Cox's desk after the Senate approved them earlier today in a 21-7 vote. Cox says that he won't veto the plans despite claims from the public of gerrymandering.

Proposed Utah bill to provide exemptions to Pres. Biden’s vaccine mandate

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A bill introduced in the Utah State Legislature could require an employer to relieve an employee of the COVID-19 vaccine mandate under certain conditions.