Utah Legislature

With just days left in the Utah Legislative session, a bill that is still alive would create standards for placing breathalyzers in bars. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

While state lawmakers this session won't be able to come close to getting to all the bills that were filed, some headway is being made. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Utah's caucus and convention system is being debated at the Utah Legislature. But whatever happens, the current caucases will still be in effect for the 2014 elections. Summit County's Democratic and Republican parties have scheduled their meetings for this month. Rick Brough has more.

With the state legislature winding down for this year, Park City officials are watching closely as business gets fast and furious in the final week. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Rep. Kraig Powell is sponsoring a resolution to call for a national constitutional convention to consider a balanced budget amendment.  Rick Brough has more.

With just a week left of this year's legislative session, lawmakers are busy considering bills, making compromises and figuring out how to balance the budget.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

Park City Chamber Bureau Director Bill Malone is hopeful that this year's tourism marketing fund will be funded by the full amount.  Rick Brough has more.

  Education is always a big topic for state legislators, and House Rep. Kraig Powell reviewed some of the major proposals.  Rick Brough has more.

With just over two weeks left on the annual legislative session, lawmakers have lots of decisions to make. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Down at the current Utah legislative session, Representative Kraig Powell is involved in one of the perennial issues - liquor regulation.

He's also got a proposal on what he calls one of the biggest issues in a generation: changes in Utah's caucus system. Rick Brough has more.

Some of the hot-button issues at the Utah legislature include education funding, gas taxes, and discrimination against the LGBT community. Rep. Kraig Powell discussed those with KPCW on Friday. Rick Brough has more.

Now 10 days through the 45 day Utah state legislative session, Park City municipal says it's keeping an eye on bills related to transportation, education, and air quality - but so far there are no hot button issues. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Utah Legislature has completed its new base-budget discussions, and on Thursday the legislators gave final disclosures on the bills they're sponsoring.  But some bills are in limbo right now, including a change in liquor laws proposed by Rep. Kraig Powell.  Rick Brough has more.

House Rep. Kraig Powell says that this year's Legislature could be quite a ride. He told KPCW this week that a record number of bills have been submitted, but there's also a record low amount of time for them to be considered. Rick Brough has more.

The Utah Legislature opened its annual 45 day session this Monday morning and will take on the issues of cleaning up Utah's dirty air, figure out how to fund education and roads as well as consider campaign finance reform. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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