Utah lawmakers have already opened nearly 1,000 bill files ahead of the 2018 session [Utah Policy].
Our “Political Insiders” expect Provo Mayor John Curtis to win Utah’s special Congressional election on Tuesday [Utah Policy].
PODCAST: On this week’s “Beg to Differ,” Bryan Schott and Mike Winder speak with Utah GOP Chairman Rob Anderson [Utah Policy].
The Utah GOP reverses course and decides to continue their lawsuit against SB54 as long as the party incurs no new costs for the legal action [Deseret News, Tribune].
Rep. Rob Bishop is getting closer to his stated goal of “invalidating” the Endangered Species Act [Chicago Tribune].
Two candidates in Cedar Hills have been disqualified from Tuesday’s ballot for not filing their required campaign finance disclosures. The disqualifications will all but decide the mayoral race and the race for city council [Deseret News].
Voters in Blanding will decide Tuesday whether the city will allow beer and wine to be sold there. The city is one of the last “dry” communities in Utah [Associated Press].
Rep. Justin Fawson wants to shift the focus of sex education in Utah’s schools away from human sexuality to reproductive health [Deseret News].
The number of homeless people who are staying at the downtown shelter has jumped since the state initiated Operation Rio Grande earlier this year [Tribune].
The headhunter the University of Utah is using to help find a new president for the school will charge a minimum of $100,000 [Deseret News].