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Deseret News | Utah laws are stacked against renters who struggle to get by. Robert Gehrke explains why that could change.


A report from the Utah Bar Foundation highlighted the challenges debtors face navigating the Utah legal system and recommended changes to streamline and balance the process.

Deseret News | Utah lawmaker seeks audit as UDOT mulls controversial solutions to Little Cottonwood Canyon traffic


Rep. Gay Lynn calls for transparency and accountability regarding UDOT's yearslong process to find a traffic solution in Little Cottonwood Canyon.

The Daily Utah Chronicle | Kincart: Utah Must Recognize Its Increasing Diversity


In order to better recognize increasing diversity in Utah, Rep. Gay Lynn proposed HB. 130, a bill allowing drivers lisence tests to be adminstered in other languages.

St. George News | Lawmakers consider bill that would formalize a long-standing habitat restoration program


Read about HB. 131, the bill that officially creates the Watershed Restoration initiative within the Department of Natural Resources.

Gay Lynn Bennion and Elizabeth Weight: Independent Redistricting Commission’s maps would give a voice to all Utahns


Every decade every state in the U.S. has an opportunity through redistricting to help bring our elected government, at all levels, closer to the people. Legislature should respect the efforts and recommendations of the Utah Independent Redistricting Commission (UIRC).

Fox 13 Now | Environmentalists state silent protest to save the Great Salt lake


The Great Salt Lake hit a record low last summer. We need to raise our voices and tell our legislators this is an issue that must be prioritized.

KSL News | Utah lawmaker pushes HOA in Cottonwood Heights to cut back on watering


Last summer's extreme drought conveyed the need for water conservation. Let's work together to implement drought-friendly change.

Salt Lake Tribune | The Women's State Legislative Council: 100 years of empowering women and influencing state legislation


After 100 years, the WSLC is still empowering women and changing the political landscape of Utah. That is a strength worth celebrating.

Salt Lake Tribune | Utah schools need state support in adapting to the pandemic


​Utah is blessed with some of the most children per capita in the nation. Let’s give them, parents and teachers serving them the support and funding they need to thrive.