Rep. Paul Ray of Clearfield said standard rules for reporting on deaths in Utah jails are needed...
The author of Utah’s firing squad execution bill now wants more power for county sheriff’s offices. Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clearfield, says county governments are micromanaging the elected lawmen.
A separation-of-powers conflict is brewing between some Utah sheriffs and county governments. Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clearfield, says commissions are meddling in sheriff’s operations and he wants to change state laws to strengthen sheriffs’ autonomy.
Rep. Paul Ray of Clearfield said standard rules for reporting on deaths in Utah jails are needed for transparency and to protect sheriff’s offices. Utah leads the nation in per-capita deaths in county jails.
A landscaping firm has been using a piece of land near an upscale neighborhood for storage, and it’s got many homeowners upset.
Many opposed the decision to transfer protection to the North Davis Fire District, which led to a successful petition drive to let voters weigh in on the issue.
The Utah Department of Transportation is still collecting public input on the proposed road widening in Davis County, but many don’t think the comments will hamper the project’s progress.
Utah Department of Transportation plans to widen the roadway between Farmington and I-84 will be the focus of a public hearing on Thursday.
The program, halted by President Trump’s administration, had given certain undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children a means to live and work here lawfully.
The program, which law enforcement officials here initially opposed, aims to keep heroin and other intravenous drug users from using dirty needles, thus slowing the spread of disease.
The landscaper is using a parcel in a residential zone for storage, but some homeowners say the operation is disruptive and are fighting its presence.