Kailey Foster: To help promote positive youth development USU Extension has created the Hidden Gems Project for families at home. Weber County Extension professor who focuses on healthy relationships Naomi Brower joins me today to talk about this project.
The late Representative LaWanna Shurtliff was remembered by her colleagues in the state House and Senate on Tuesday for her many contributions to the state, including those as a lawmaker and an educator.
As the annual legislative session began on Tuesday amid the COVID-19 pandemic and on-going threats of violence and civil unrest across the nation, lawmakers are preparing for a packed 45-days of legislating.
Utah State University officials announced Tuesday that as of the end of the year, they have distributed over $7.8 million in federal and institutional-donated funds to students experiencing hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Religious leaders, local nonprofits and lawmakers are urging the Utah Legislature to restore funding for affordable housing to pre-pandemic levels or higher, in an effort to end homelessness among children.
Join us for Access Utah on Tuesday: the opening day of the 2021 session of the Utah Legislature. We’ll be talking to Governor Spencer Cox and legislative leaders, including House Assistant Minority Whip, Rep. Angela Romero; and Senate Majority and Minority Whips, Sen. Ann Milner and Sen. Luz Escamilla, respectively. And we hear some of the priorities of our listeners as we head into this legislative session.
How to make sure the world is never so devastated by another pandemic?
Health officials from around the globe have been vigorously discussing that question over the past week at the annual meeting of the World Health Organization's Executive Board. The members, whose nine-day-long, mostly virtual gathering concludes on Tuesday, have heard recommendations from four separate panels.
Teachers at Chicago Public Schools were slated to return to the classroom on Monday, in preparation for the return of students to the district's K-8 schools next week.
But on Sunday, a majority of the Chicago Teachers Union's membership voted in favor of a resolution to continue to work remotely. The union said 71% of its voting members had voted to conduct remote work only, with 86% voter participation.