Utah - Coronavirus Press Clips Archive

Utah lawmakers push back on ideas for preventing police shootings

Salt Lake Tribune - 8/7/2020

State opens rental aid program to Utahns receiving jobless benefits

Salt Lake Tribune - 8/5/2020

Health Clinics of Utah to close due to COVID-19 budget cuts

Daily Herald - 8/5/2020

Utah Board of Higher Education: In a post-pandemic future, Utah needs higher education more than ever

Salt Lake Tribune - 8/1/2020

July June

Governor signs 11 bills from special session to address coronavirus impacts

Salt Lake Tribune – 6/29/2020

State audit says some university fees are unreasonable, should be reconsidered

Daily Herald - 6/27/2020

Utah governor signs bill to ban police from using ‘knee-on-neck’ holds

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 6/25/2020

Utahs public colleges are charging fees for services that many students never use, audit says

Salt Lake Tribune - 6/24/2020

Former Utah governor testifies before Senate committee on future pandemic prep

Daily Herald - 6/24/2020

Chambers of commerce from across Utah form new coalition amid pandemic problems

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 6/23/2020

Utah audit: Why should all college students pay study abroad fee? Library fee?

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 6/23/2020

Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development celebrates promise of new jobs during pandemic

Daily Herald - 6/22/2020

Utah lawmakers approve budget, increase school spending

Associated Press 6/19/2020

Utah unemployment down from peak, but still historic rates

Daily Herald - 6/18/2020

Legislature plugs $850 million pandemic budget gap in daylong session

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 6/18/2020

Utah says economy recover plan won't risk residents health

Daily Herald - 6/18/2020

Nearly $1 billion in state budget cuts: What does that mean for education, other projects?

KUTV – 6/17/2020

Utah’s budget shortfall due to coronavirus now $850 million — an improvement over early projections

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 6/17/2020

Algal bloom testing at Utah Lake paused because of state budget uncertainty

Daily Herald - 6/17/2020

Utah lawmakers face over 2 dozen items in fifth special session of year

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 6/16/2020

Utahs affordable housing advocates seek to avoid COVID-19 budget cuts

Salt Lake Tribune - 6/16/2020

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert calls lawmakers into special session to address budget cuts, coronavirus impa

Salt Lake Tribune - 6/16/2020

Advocates call for state to tap rainy day fund rather than cut social services, education

Salt Lake Tribune - 6/11/2020

Spike in Utah evictions is coming, housing advocates say. Others arent so sure.

Salt Lake Tribune - 6/8/2020

New unemployment claims slowing in Utah as state reopens

Daily Herald - 6/6/2020

Legislative committee recommends 2%, 5% and 10% cuts to public educations budget

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 6/1/2020

Utah social services, school funding on the chopping block

Salt Lake Tribune - 6/1/2020

May

Any cuts to state education budget will be devastating to Utah students, UEA president warns

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 5/27/2020

Utah officials declined to take $50 million from feds to feed needy children

Salt Lake Tribune - 5/27/2020

First look at proposed state budget cuts deemed potentially ‘detrimental’ to public health

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 5/26/2020

University of Utah, Utah State will hold in-person classes this fall

Salt Lake Tribune - 5/26/2020

Pandemic blows holes in Utah's state budget, but financial buffers promise to limit damage

Daily Herald - 5/23/2020

State School Board recommends up to $382 million in budget cuts in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 5/22/2020

Utah lawmakers prepare to cut state budget, use 'rainy day fund' later

KUTV – 5/21/2020

Utahs new coronavirus plan includes retraining, big spending and taking care of high-risk people

Salt Lake Tribune - 5/20/2020

Pandemic blows holes in Utah's state budget, but financial buffers promise to limit damage

Daily Herald - 5/20/2020

Utah officials eye bonding for stimulus projects

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 5/17/2020

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox: The Self-Reliant Utah Plan will help us recover and grow from the COVID-19 pandemic

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 5/15/2020

COVID-19 impacts loom large as Utah colleges, universities approach fall semester

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 5/15/2020

Utah governor to relax coronavirus rules in much of state

Daily Herald - 5/15/2020

Utah unemployment claims slow, but remain at record levels

Daily Herald - 5/14/2020

Utah Legislature prepares to make budget cuts in response to pandemic

Daily Herald - 5/14/2020

Utah tax revenues could fall by over $1 billion next year

Daily Herald - 5/14/2020

State lawmakers lay groundwork for steep COVID-19 budget cuts

Salt Lake Tribune - 5/13/2020

Greg Hughes and Democrats criticize lack of transparency in background meeting on state COVID-19 pur

Salt Lake Tribune - 5/13/2020

Utah economic recovery could take years, lawmakers warn

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 5/12/2020

Removing polygamy as a felony is one of the important laws that take effect today

Salt Lake Tribune - 5/12/2020

UTA looks to rebuild community confidence with ridership down amid pandemic

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 5/9/2020

Utah governor pressured to extend rent deferrals and eviction moratorium to July 15

Salt Lake Tribune - 5/8/2020

After controversial contracts, Utahs governor says coronavirus purchases will return to normal

Salt Lake Tribune - 5/8/2020

As Utah reopens its economy, some say the COVID-19 unemployment benefits could be a barrier to worki

Salt Lake Tribune - 5/4/2020

Up to $2 billion in state budget cuts coming

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 5/2/2020

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox wants more telework, manufacturing jobs in Utah after pandemic

Daily Herald - 5/2/2020

State of Utah establishes portal to provide masks for residents

Daily Herald - 5/1/2020

April

Utah jobless claims slow as businesses near reopenings

Daily Herald - 4/30/2020

Scrutinized malaria drug purchase to be refunded in Utah

Daily Herald - 4/30/2020

Utah bought $800K in controversial drugs weeks ago but health officials didnt know

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 4/23/2020

Utah to reconsider bill funding special needs scholarships

Daily Herald - 4/23/2020

Utah launches an app to track people ” and help trace their contacts if they get COVID-19

Salt Lake Tribune - 4/22/2020

Record state funding for Utah schools likely thwarted by COVID-19 impacts, legislative resolution warns

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 4/22/2020

Utah health officials plan to buy 200K doses of unproven treatment for COVID-19

Salt Lake Tribune - 4/21/2020

Utah becomes latest state to cancel rest of school year

Daily Herald - 4/17/2020

Utah lawmakers tackling coronavirus impact in first online session

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 4/15/2020

Utah small businesses struggling to access funds amid COVID crisis

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 4/15/2020

Heres what you need to know about the Legislatures upcoming digital special session

Salt Lake Tribune - 4/15/2020

Utah becomes latest state to cancel rest of school year

Daily Herald - 4/15/2020

Utah lawmakers call special session to cope with coronavirus

Daily Herald - 4/14/2020

Feds sue Utah criminal justice officials, alleging multimillion dollar grant fraud

Salt Lake Tribune - 4/13/2020

State, federal programs for businesses under distress get massive response

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 4/6/2020

Utahs State School Board considers more rule waivers to address school dismissals necessitated by COVID-19 pandemic

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 4/2/2020

Utah renters hit by coronavirus get a reprieve from the governor

Salt Lake Tribune - 4/2/2020

March

Governor announces new loan program for small Utah businesses hit by COVID-19

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 3/30/2020

With COVID-19 impacts weighing on their minds, Utah regents OK tuition hikes at most colleges

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 3/26/2020

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert introduces three-phase plan to support state economy, calls for special session

Daily Herald - 3/25/2020

Utahs economic plan: Stick with social distancing while expanding COVID-19 testing, medical researc

Salt Lake Tribune - 3/25/2020

Medicaid is expanded for Utahns, particularly in wake of layoffs due to COVID-19 pandemic

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 3/20/2020

Coronavirus prevention: Utah prisons suspend visitation, volunteer work

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 3/13/2020

Utah lawmakers take on tax reform, other tough issues, but now facing financial fallout from pandemic

Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News - 3/13/2020

Utah prepares to keep providing meals to students in need if coronavirus causes school closures

Salt Lake Tribune - 3/11/2020

Utah announces its first coronavirus case. And the governor declared a state of emergency.

Salt Lake Tribune – 3/8/2020

Utah Department of Commerce warns against coronavirus-related scams

Daily Herald - 3/7/2020

3 news Coronavirus fears leads Utahs governor to declare state of emergency

Salt Lake Tribune - 3/6/2020

Heres how Utahns are changing plans and taking precautions to avoid coronavirus

Salt Lake Tribune - 3/3/2020