Lawmakers finally resolve their remaining budget issues [Utah Policy, Tribune].
Two bills picking a fight with the federal government over public lands are on their way to the governor's desk [Tribune]. Utah progressives rally against the measures and other issues at the Legislature [Tribune].
The Senate advances a measure setting a 72-hour waiting period before a woman can get an abortion [Tribune, Deseret News].
An attempt to change a bill mandating "abstinence only" sex education to include a human sexuality program for parents fails after sparking controversy in the house [Deseret News].
That abstinence only bill has officially become a campaign issue for 2012 as Democratic gubernatorial candidate Peter Cooke calls on Gov. Gary Herbert to veto the measure when it gets to his desk [ABC 4].
Sen. David Hinkins says a proposal to subject some welfare recipients to drug testing "doesn't go far enough," suggesting that those on public assistance get to "sit around and go fishing" [Tribune].
A bill to set guidelines for "good landlord" programs somehow exempts lawmakers from those programs [Tribune].
Salt Lake City police chief Chris Burbank testifies before congress against immigration legislation [Tribune, Deseret News].
Congressional candidate Carl Wimmer says he thinks conservative super PAC's will start making independent expenditures on behalf of his campaign prior to the state convention [Utah Policy].
The long GOP nominating contest could help the state Republican Party reach their goal of bringing 200,000 additional Republicans to the polls at their June primary [Utah Policy].