News Pod

Salt Lake City Council votes on the neighborhood pub ordinance, Idaho wildfires are causing bad air conditions in northern Utah, and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney raises money in Salt Lake.

The Salt Lake City Council is getting set to vote on a neighborhood pub ordinance, a toxic plume contaminating groundwater in Salt Lake may be getting federal funds for clean up, and the Utah State Board of Education is asking the state to increase per pupil spending.

Governor Gary Herbert reconsiders his latest appointment to the Radiation Control Board, Democratic Senate candidate Scott Howell releases his jobs plan, and the ACLU files a complaint against Brigham City.

he Twilight Concert Series is over but they aren’t seeing huge profits from ticket sales, the Utah Senate attacks the Department of Environmental Quality after seeing the outcomes of a legislative audit, and Dan Nailen heads to the State Fair.

KUER News Pod: Tuesday September 11, 2012

Sep 11, 2012

Governor Herbert recognizes Patriot Day, the Utah Department of Health moves forward with a controversial overhaul of Medicaid, and University of Utah Professor Dan McCool is optimistic about the state of the countries rivers.

Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan makes a stop in Utah County, the Clear The Air Challenge comes to an end, and the Utah Department of Health releases their annual report on smoking.

LDS Democrats prepare to use the National Convention to grow their caucus, Democratic Congressman Jim Matheson is staying home, and the Red Cross tries to make emergency food taste better.

New data from the Utah Department of Health shows the number of uninsured people is on the rise, the Jordan School District implements a new policy for selecting school plays, and Dan Bammes speaks to biologist Alison Jones about Utah’s plan to protect the state’s sage grouse population.

Republican Congressional candidate Mia Love speaks at the Republican National Convention, her opponent Congressman Jim Matheson makes a speech of his own in Salt Lake, and Immigrant advocacy groups are holding deferred action status workshops around the state.

Some Utah Doctors say the state’s new asthma plan should also address pollution, a confrontation between a Hollywood production company and the Bureau of Land Management has some Utahns worried about the state’s film reputation, and Utah’s GOP delegation at the Republican National Convention takes part in a day of service.

Senator Orrin Hatch explains why he isn’t debating, Utah ACT scores are in decline, and the number of people with asthma in Utah is on the rise.

Senator Orrin Hatch skips a debate, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorses Representative Jim Matheson, and Governor Gary Herbert reorganizes the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget.

A state legislative committee tells the Utah Democratic party that they’ll have to pay to get redistricting documents, representatives from around the world visit Utah to learn from a uranium cleanup site, and the Department of Workforce Services launches a program to help veterans find jobs.

KUER’s Andrea Smardon takes a look at Salt Lake County’s new Caregiver Academy, Salt Lake City announces the architect for the downtown performing arts center, and Republican Mia Love gets a fundraising boost from the Speaker of the U.S.House of Representatives.

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Peter Cooke criticizes Governor Herbert on Public Lands policy, Salt Lake County decides to help fund the new downtown theater, and KUER’s Dan Bammes takes a tour of the new LDS temple in Brigham City.

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