SB 54, which would make “Count My Vote” moot, is not going to pass in time to force Gov. Herbert’s hand on a veto before the end of the 2014 session [Utah Policy].
A proposed Constitutional amendment to give political parties complete control in how they choose their nominees advances [Tribune, Standard Examiner].
Lawmakers meet with members of the LGBT community [Tribune, KSL].
Lawyers for the plaintiffs in the Amendment 3 case file a brief with the court claiming Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage treats those couples as “legal strangers’ [Deseret News].
House Speaker Becky Lockhart’s plan to expand technology in Utah’s schools passed out of a House committee, but there are still questions on how Utah is going to pay for the bill’s massive price tag [Deseret News, Tribune].
A number of bills designed to strengthen Utah’s control over federal lands within the state move ahead on the Hill [Tribune].
Lawmakers take the first step toward approving a sales tax hike to fund mass transit [Tribune].