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Utah delegation: Hatch lone supporter of fiscal cliff legislation

01/02/2013 7:35am
The House gave final approval to a Senate bill that will keep America from going over the so-called "fiscal cliff." Only one Utah lawmaker, Sen. Orrin Hatch, backed the last-minute deal.

Taxes rising for most people despite fiscal deal

01/02/2013 12:31pm
While the tax package that Congress passed New Year's Day will protect 99 percent of Americans from an income tax increase, most of them will still end up paying more federal taxes in 2013.

Bill to place time limits on storage of license plate numbers

01/02/2013 1:28pm
License-plate scanners are gaining popularity among police departments as they look for stolen cars, but a bill to be introduced on Utah's Capitol Hill is designed to limit how long police can store scanned information and who can access the data.

Boehner agrees to Sandy aid vote on Friday

01/02/2013 7:03pm
Under intense pressure from angry Republicans, House Speaker John Boehner agreed Wednesday to a vote this week on aid for Superstorm Sandy recovery.