Utah Gov. Spencer Cox reveals how he wants to spend state taxpayer money next year — and give $160M back

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox reveals how he wants to spend state taxpayer money next year — and give $160M back

This post was originally published on this site  Gov. Spencer Cox, right, talks about state budget recommendations with the KSL and Deseret News editorial boards at the Deseret News office in the Triad Center in Salt Lake City on Monday, Dec. 6, 2021. | Kristin Murphy, Deseret News Heading into...

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Congress could risk the future of Utah’s tech industry

Congress could risk the future of Utah’s tech industry

This post was originally published on this site  Renderings show what Draper is hoping the south end of Salt Lake County might look like in the future with the possible development on the current site of the Utah State Prison. Utah’s tech sector continues to grow but could be threatened...

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12 states sue to block Biden vaccine mandate on health care workers

12 states sue to block Biden vaccine mandate on health care workers

This post was originally published on this siteA group of 12 states is suing the Biden administration to block its vaccine mandate for health care workers, contending that the requirement is unconstitutional and violates a number of federal laws.The lawsuit, filed on Monday, argues the…

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Utah redistricting: Congressional map splitting Salt Lake County 4 ways heads to Gov. Spencer Cox

Utah redistricting: Congressional map splitting Salt Lake County 4 ways heads to Gov. Spencer Cox

This post was originally published on this site  The Utah Senate votes on the state’s new congressional maps during a special session of the Legislature at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News Utah Senate gives final legislative approval to...

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US court suspends Biden vaccine mandate for businesses

US court suspends Biden vaccine mandate for businesses

This post was originally published on this site A US federal appeals court Saturday halted a vaccine mandate by President Joe Biden’s administration that is intended to push millions of workers at businesses with more than 100 employees into getting Covid-19 shots. The New Orleans-based US Court of Appeals for...

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Utah among states challenging President Biden’s vaccine mandate in court

Utah among states challenging President Biden’s vaccine mandate in court

This post was originally published on this site  Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes speaks during a debate on Oct. 21, 2020. Utah joined four other states Friday in asking a federal appeals court in Texas to review President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 new vaccination rules for large businesses. | Scott G...

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The conservative state that’s paving the way for mail-in voting

The conservative state that’s paving the way for mail-in voting

This post was originally published on this site  Illustration by Joe Gough Vote by mail is popular in Utah. So why are other conservative states trying to curb it? In the run-up to the 2020 election, Utah was having a moment, enjoying the kind of spotlight leaders of the state...

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