‘Rural Americans want what all Americans want’: Sens. Lee, Romney introduce Protect Utah’s Rural Economy Act

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – Republican Utah Sen. Mike Lee reintroduced the Protect Utah’s Rural Economy – or PURE – Act on Friday, a bill that would protect Utah from presidential Antiquities Act abuse in much the same way Alaska and Wyoming are currently protected. “Rural Americans want what all Americans want: a dignified decent-paying job, […]
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Bill allowing concealed carry without a permit passes committee; opponents worry about gun-related suicide

ST. GEORGE — Utah is one of several states considering loosening restrictions allowing people to carry concealed firearms without a permit. A bill that would do just that advanced in the Utah House last week. The bill’s sponsor calls the measure “a small step” forward in the state’s gun laws, while opponents consider it dangerous. […]
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