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Friday, June 23, 2023
Abortion access has declined dramatically nationwide, but many states have further protected abortion by enacting "shield laws," allocating funding, stockpiling medication and repealing old laws.
Monday, April 04, 2022
Sacramento's second mass shooting of the year took place over the weekend. Six people died. The shooting prompted President Biden to urge Congress to enact a set of gun control measures.
Friday, October 08, 2021
This time last year, state revenue outlooks were tanking. Some states with high income-earners, such as California, are seeing budget surpluses like they haven't seen in decades.
Saturday, October 02, 2021
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is mandating that all eligible students be vaccinated against COVD-19 once fully approved by the FDA. The requirement could take effect as early as January of 2022.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
California Gov. Gavin Newsom defeated a Republican effort to recall him. It appears his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic was the No. 1 issue for voters. Newsom said he was humbled by the results.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
According to the AP, voters have decided not to recall California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom. He will remain the leader of the country's most populous state until at least 2023.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
An increasing number of cities, states, counties and hospitals are making COVID-19 vaccines mandatory. But not all health care workers are on board.
Monday, December 07, 2020
Tens of millions of Californians are under a stay-at-home order, as that state counts more than a million COVID-19 cases and hospital beds fill up with coronavirus patients.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
This week, Utah became the 19th state to ban so-called "conversion therapy," a widely discredited practice that aims to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.
Friday, January 17, 2020
With the impeachment trial of President Trump set to begin next week, one Republican senator to watch will be Mitt Romney of Utah. He has long raised questions about Trump's conduct.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
This week Rep. Ben McAdams, a Democrat from Utah, said he would vote to impeach President Trump. His district voted for Trump in 2016.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Sen. Mitt Romney, often a critic of President Trump, told reporters Thursday that asking Ukraine and China to investigate Joe Biden was wrong and Trump's decision to pull out of Syria was "tragic."
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Utah will make history on Dec. 30 by being the first state to lower its blood alcohol content limit for drunken driving to .05 percent, just in time for New Year's Eve.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Utah is considering measures this fall to change how political boundaries are drawn. It's an overwhelmingly Republican state, but voters seem to support a measure that could give Democrats more power.
Sunday, June 24, 2018
Mitt Romney is making another run for office, this time for Senate in Utah. Voters there are excited to see the former presidential candidate running again.
Monday, January 02, 2017
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir will perform at the inauguration of Donald Trump. That move is not going over well with some members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.