SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A state official has apologized after a family was sent masks featuring a gun, the American flag and the phrase "don't tread on me" as part of a program offering free face coverings during the coronavirus pandemic.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he has no plans to shut down the state economy and appears unwilling to make face masks mandatory despite a warning that a complete shutdown might be imminent if the state can't stop a prolonged spike of coronavirus cases.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers voted to ban knee-to-neck chokeholds similar to the one used in the death of George Floyd during a special session Thursday, though the measure stops short of criminalizing the use of all chokehold methods.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New figures show the number of people requesting unemployment assistance in Utah last week dropped below 5,000 for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic took hold in the United States.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — More people have now applied for unemployment in Utah during the coronavirus pandemic than the previous three years combined, though the number of new claims are decreasing as the state economy reopens.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New state figures show unemployment slowed slightly in Utah last week, but jobless claims remained at historic levels as the coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc on the worldwide economy.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah is pulling the plug on a coronavirus emergency alert system that was supposed to go only to drivers entering the state but was instead sent to hundreds of other people who were in their homes.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jobless claims in Utah ballooned again as tens of thousands of people forced out of work during the coronavirus crisis flooded the system that had been staffed to handle a trickle during a time of historically low unemployment.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah state board of education is canceling year-end standardized tests this spring for public school students in elementary, middle and high schools because of the coronavirus pandemic that has shuttered schools for at least two weeks.