Tag: Utah Supreme Court

Utahns deserve to have a voice in redistricting process

It’s with a shared sense of conviction that I hear Utahns, including myself, contend that our state is turning purple with each election. A pat on the back, a smile exchanged as we assure ourselves our state is one shifting in the favor of progress, one that is learning to reflect the interests and politics

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Utah State Senate passes bill banning abortion after 18 weeks

This article originally appeared on 2 KUTV. Read it in its entirety here. SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — A bill that would make abortion in Utah illegal after 18 weeks of pregnancy was passed by the Utah State Senate on Wednesday evening. The initial proposal, House Bill 136, was filed by Rep. Cheryl Acton, R-West Jordan

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Despite pending Utah Supreme Court ruling, Senate committee approves bill to have partisan elections for the state Board of Education

This article originally appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. A Republican state senator has proposed allowing candidates for the Utah Board of Education — the elected panel that oversees the state’s public schools — to run under a political party. It’s an unexpected and contentious move that comes three

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