Many Utah schools are transitioning to remote learning in the wake of an ongoing rise in COVID-19 cases, which creates challenges for teachers and students. But experts say Utah is in a 'unique position' to handle those challenges. Here's why.Read more: KSL »
More storms bring renewed flood threat in hard-hit Kentucky
Thunderstorms have returned to parts of Kentucky already reeling from devastating floods Read more >>
2022 Utah Legislature Day 1: Lawmakers swiftly lock crosshairs on local COVID-19 restrictions Utah lawmakers kicked off the 2022 general session on Tuesday with words of optimism for brighter days as Utah continues to be engulfed by the COVID-19 pandemic. 'We're optimistic that we wont get COIVD and the working class will' All of you legislators that want the mask mandate overturned because Dr. And nurses say it is a way to curb hospitalization, what or who gives you the right to disrespect those who care for you in your darkest hour?
Utah Legislature says it’s the year of tax cuts and COVID-19 resistance, again“I have full confidence in Utah ns’ ability to use good judgment to make personal choices without interference from the government,” Adams said. “Doctors and patients should decide what is best for individuals, not an employer or a government agency.” Failed to remind people that he said this hours after testing positive while unmasked and in an indoor room with dozens of others for several hours. Who knew the GOP would turn pro choice in 2022!!! Doctors say get vaccinated and wear a mask
Nearly 40,000 new COVID cases reported in Utah over holiday weekendComing off a three-day holiday weekend, the Utah Department of Health reported an additional 39,882 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, along with 28 new deaths. What? Do the masks know this wasn’t supposed to happen? Yet the lawmakers want to fight science.
Utah teachers can apply for federal COVID relief funds for classroom resourcesThe Utah State Board of Education announced the allocation of $12 million in COVID-19 relief funds to help K-12 public educators get classroom resources for the year. They don't need to get payed twice for doing the same job once What a shame, why wouldn’t the state fund this? Why is this an issue! You force them to work on the front lines, then make them pay for all their PPE they need!
What are Utah lawmakers prioritizing in 2022? A lot — just not COVID-19. Here's whyAs they head into the 2022 general session, leaders at the helm of the Republican-controlled Utah Legislature have big budget items like water, transportation, housing and education top of mind, along with special focus on how to cut taxes. 'Leaders' I am sure they want to get rid of any safety measures for Covid. Nothing they can do? Don't attempt to overturn the power you gave the County and Cities. Also Do more to help your healthcare works? Find away to help testing to complete faster? Seems like a copout to say there is not much we can do in government?
Utah legislators forming working group on diversity and inclusion for K-12 gradesState lawmakers announced Monday that a new working group will focus on incorporating a diversity and inclusion curriculum in K-12 classrooms. 🤮 Step 1 - Force greater diversity in schools by bussing kids from poor areas to schools in rich areas. Because 1) diversity always makes things better and 2) because we know that financial failure is entirely dependent on which minority group(s) you belong to. No point. Our kids aren’t in the damn classroom!