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Rep. Karen Kwan introduces bill surrounded by supporters
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Four decades ago, a movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in Utah failed due to opposition from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and other groups that feared that it would dismantle families.

Photo of two students at a State Capitol climate action protest
Judy Fahys / KUER News


Around 500 Utah students on Friday took part in a worldwide strike to spur action on climate change.

Nicole Nixon

On Sunday, the Utah State Capitol celebrated its centennial and reporters were given a rare look inside the dome.

Nicole Nixon

Last week, state officials removed a time capsule that was placed in the cornerstone of the Utah State Capitol more than 100 years ago. On Monday they opened it.

Nicole Nixon

The seal of the State of Utah is now worked into the stone of the first floor in the state capitol. State officials unveiled the new floor design on the anniversary of the day Utah joined the union.

Brian Grimmett

The Utah State Capitol is receiving a security update to prevent people from driving up and into the building.

Utah Department of Public Safety

The Utah Department of Public Safety has released the man who left a suspicious package at the Utah State Capitol.