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Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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Past articles by Emily:

An old Salt Lake City Ramada helped as a shelter but it wasn’t a homelessness solution

Out of 168 clients at the city's temporary high-needs hotel, only 22 were connected to permanent housing. → Read More

Sen. Mike Lee pushes aside primary challengers Becky Edwards and Ally Isom

The two-term senator said his victory shows Utahns don’t support Democratic policies and leadership. → Read More

Judge temporarily blocks Utah’s abortion trigger law for 14 days

“We’re grateful for this temporary restraining order that will allow abortion services to resume in Utah,” said Planned Parenthood of Utah president and CEO Karrie Galloway. → Read More

With Roe v. Wade overturned, here’s what happens next with Utah’s abortion trigger law

Legislative legal counsel will now review the state’s trigger law and the Supreme Court’s opinion. → Read More

Want to flex your style and skills? Look no further than Utah’s Juneteenth Braid Battle

Braiders and barbers showcased their hair-styling talents in Ogden as part of the Utah Juneteenth Festival. → Read More

Gov. Cox thinks Utah’s lawmakers can find common ground on safe gun storage

The governor said he’s asked lawmakers to “keep an open mind” on gun reform. → Read More

Helping older Utahns who are homeless will take a cultural shift, expert says

Nationally, people experiencing homelessness seem to be getting older. That’s also the case in Utah, which is one of the youngest states in the country. → Read More

Here’s what Utah Rep. John Curtis thinks about the gun reform proposals on the table

Curtis, who represents Utah’s 3rd Congressional District, said lawmakers needed to “take the time it takes to get this right.” → Read More

Utah’s only openly gay legislator will push for Utah to codify marriage equality

Sen. Derek Kitchen, D-Salt Lake City, held a press conference Tuesday to announce the new proposal. → Read More

Sen. Gene Davis faces something he hasn’t in decades — a Democratic primary challenger

The veteran Democrat on Utah’s Capitol Hill said he’s not worried about his chances for re-election. → Read More

What to know in the Senate primary between Sen. Mike Lee, Becky Edwards and Ally Isom

Utah's 2022 Senate primary election will be held on June 28. County clerks will start to mail out ballots on June 7. → Read More

Salt Lake’s Avenues neighborhood is split on UTA’s revised bus routes

The Utah Transit Authority is adjusting its service in Salt Lake City. Some people worry it’ll make their neighborhood less safe. → Read More

Lee, Edwards and Isom take the stage for the first and only time before GOP Senate primary

The GOP-sponsored debate happened the day before the Utah Debate Commission’s event, which Lee declined to participate in. → Read More

Tragedy inspires effort to raise minimum age for gun purchases in Utah

Democratic state Senator Derek Kitchen wants to raise the legal age to buy a gun in Utah from 18 to 21. → Read More

Third time’s a charm between Rep. John Curtis, Chris Herrod in a GOP-sponsored debate

The Republican candidates for Utah’s 3rd Congressional District discussed abortion, guns and other issues. → Read More

In the search to solve Utah’s high housing costs, rent control is ‘not on the table’

Gov. Spencer Cox said the answer to affordable housing is building more units. → Read More

Unaffiliated voters, assemble! Here’s what you need to know about Utah’s primary election

Have questions about unaffiliated voters as Utah’s primary election approaches? We have answers. → Read More

GOP will skip on the Utah Debate Commission to keep their primary debates in-house

“This is not a general election debate,” said GOP Chair Carson Jorgensen. “This is Republicans deciding on a Republican candidate.” → Read More

Advocates want more specifics out of Utah’s new vision for energy development

The state is taking an “any of the above” approach to energy development, meaning all different types of resources are on the table. → Read More

Utah allows tribal regalia for graduations. Students from other cultures want to be included

A new law allows students who are enrolled or eligible to be enrolled in Native tribes to wear traditional regalia at high school graduation ceremonies. Some feel that allowance should be expanded to other cultures. → Read More