Advocates for low-income Utahns urged state lawmakers Thursday to find more money for education and other programs but avoid an "unfair and unjustifiable" tax increase on those who are already struggling.
The lead investigator in the John Swallow case admitted Thursday that he violated a court order when he testified about a federal agency declining to prosecute the former Utah attorney general and his predecessor Mark Shurtleff.
Lawmakers revived a bill that failed last week that would allow concealed carry of guns without a permit, shocking critics. Lawmakers also want the federal government to take care of Utah's wild horse problem, calling it "a hell for the animals."
Warm weather, rainfall and massive snowmelt have resulted in flooding affecting up to 90 percent of communities in Box Elder County, officials estimate. The Utah National Guard was called to assist large-scale sand-bagging efforts Wednesday.
A panel of four local women who own small businesses told an audience at the Microsoft Store in City Creek Center to be bold and confident in their ability to flourish, despite the often long odds of success when launching a new enterprise.