Legislation

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The Clean the Darn Air Initiative is civilian-proposed legislation aimed at providing resources to state facilities to clean Utah’s air pollution. Yoram Bauman holds a PhD in economics and is a co-founder of the initiative.

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Utah State Senator Daniel Thatcher has been proposing the Victim Targeting Penalty bill for years now.

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A committee of lawmakers in Utah's House of Representatives has signed off on the creation of a new legislative oversight committee that would have broad power to investigate state and local governments, ranging from the governor's office down to an individual school.

The proposal from Republican Rep. Keven Stratton of Orem was rejected earlier this month as some Republicans joined Democrats in opposing the measure citing worries that the committee would go too far in expanding the Legislature's power.

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Two Utah congressmen are introducing legislation addressing two national monuments that President Donald Trump is drastically shrinking, turning one into a small national park and allowing Native Americans to help manage the other.

Republican Rep. John Curtis said at a press conference Tuesday that his measure on Bears Ears National Monument would allow Native Americans and local residents manage the land.