More Utah Articles

  • Plane spotted in Iran is registered to Utah bank

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An airplane that mysteriously ended up in Iran is registered to a Utah bank under an arrangement for aviation ownership that has prompted two warnings from a government watchdog in the past year. The Bombardier CL-600 became the subject of international intrigue after...

  • Trust in state and local government high in small states --- and in booming Texas

    State and local government is, theoretically, closer to the ordinary citizen than the federal government — even though many citizens who vote in presidential elections do not take the trouble to vote in elections in non-presidential years when most or all of the offices at stake are in state...

  • Impact of flood insurance hikes on Utah unclear

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The cost of national flood insurance is set to jump for hundreds of policyholders throughout Utah, but it's unclear how much the spikes will affect whole neighborhoods or communities. Dozens of residents in pockets of Salt Lake County and the city of Cottonwood Heights...

  • E-cigarettes send young kids to Utah hospitals

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — According to the Utah Poison Control Center, the number of children under the age of 6 who have been sent to Utah hospitals after using electronic cigarettes is on the rise. The center says e-cigarettes have sent 79 young children to hospitals since January 2012. There...

  • Utah Senate approves federalism course proposal

    The Senate has approved legislation requiring state and local government offices, the attorney general's office and legislative attorneys to ensure someone on staff learns more about state's rights.

  • States wrestle with developing, restricting drones

    Law enforcement, government agencies and others are itching to use drones for everything from finding lost hikers to tracking shifting wildfires. But privacy watchdogs are urging state legislatures to step in and head off any potential privacy violations.

  • Utah senate approves partial Medicaid expansion plan

    Utah legislators are trying to work out an agreement on Medicaid expansion as their 2014 legislative session draws to a close at the end of the week.



From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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