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Water, a Utah constitutional amendment and how it affects your home

Big Cottonwood Canyon Creek flows on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News November ballot question deals with ‘temporary’ water SALT LAKE CITY — A constitutional amendment on November’s ballot may appear to be a sleeper issue, but proponents pushing its passage say a no vote...

A look inside Trump’s policies for U.S. families

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, right, sit with children during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday, April 22, 2019, in Washington. | Andrew Harnik, Associated Press There is little agreement on whether Trump’s tax cut,...

What family policy might look like if Biden and Harris are elected

Teachers Jana Blair, right, and Aaron Rainboth, upper left, wear masks as they work with kids examining a spider they found on the playground at the Frederickson KinderCare day care center, in Tacoma, Wash., on May 27, 2020. In a world weary of the coronavirus, many working parents with...

How a mayor found listening is the best answer

Cottonwood Heights Mayor Mike Peterson recounts what it felt like when the Black Lives Matters movement came to his small suburb near Salt Lake City. | Lee Benson, Deseret News COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS — On Aug. 2, on a warm late Sunday afternoon that could only be described as benign,...

Feedback sought for controversial Lake Powell Pipeline plan

Lake Powell | Deseret News archives Comment period ends Tuesday SALT LAKE CITY — A draft document on a controversial pipeline intended to diversify southern Utah’s water supply and provide water at the tap for a growing population into the next 40 years is out for public comment, but...