NEWS ROOM

A Call to Peace in the Midst of Contention

January 17, 2021

We are not Democrats or Republicans, but Americans; brothers and sisters of this One American Nation under God. Let us all remember to be our brother's keeper and watch out for our neighbor whether we disagree with them or not.

[Op-Ed] Utah's Rocky Relationship with Polygamy

March 29, 2020

On Saturday, Governor Herbert signed SB 102 into law reducing the crime of bigamy among consenting adults to an infraction. The bill made its way through the Legislature passing through the Senate, House and accompanying committees with only 3 nay votes overall.

5.7 Earthquake hits Salt Lake County

March 18, 2020

A 5.7 Earthquake hit Salt Lake County in the early morning hours of March 18th.

Coronavirus Updates: Governor Herbert announces 'soft closure' of public schools in Utah

March 13, 2020

Governor Herbert announced a 'soft closure' of all 41 public school districts and 116 charter schools for the next 2 weeks. Part of this time period coincides with regularly scheduled spring break, which the closure does not impact.

Utah Legislative session wrapped up for 2020; Recap

March 13, 2020

The 2020 Utah Legislative session wrapped up at midnight Thursday night. Of the many bills in the legislature this year, there were 3 worth noting for Co-op members.

Coronavirus Updates: University of Utah moves most classes online; Utah's 4th case reported; President Trump restricts travel from Europe

March 12, 2020

The University of Utah announced earlier today they will be moving most classes to an online format to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Additional cases of COVID-19 in Utah were reported. President Trump has taken steps to suspend travel from most of Europe to the United States for the next 30 days.

Bigamy bill SB102 Passes the House 70-3

February 26, 2020

SB102 amending Utah's bigamy statute was passed 70-3 in the state House of Representatives. The bill now goes back to the Senate for a final vote before going to the Governor's desk for final approval.

Bigamy bill SB102 moves one step closer toward becoming law

February 24, 2020

A bill in the Utah State Legislature that would amend the bigamy statute was passed unanimously out of House Committee. The bill now must go to the House floor for debate, and back to the Senate for a final vote before going to the Governor's desk for final approval.‍

Former WRE CEO testifies about money paid to DCCS Entities

February 14, 2020

During the trial for Lev Derman, former Washakie Renewable CEO, Jacob Kingston testified Wednesday that throughout the course of business he and his company paid around $30 Million to the DCCS or related businesses.

[Updated] DCCS Stance on Marriage and Bigamy Reform Bill SB 102

February 11, 2020

We support Senator Henderson in her efforts and we support SB 102. While we believe SB 102 does not go far enough in removing unfair and unconstitutional enhancements, it offers a marginal improvement to the status quo for plural families.

DCCS Self-Sustaining Policy, Contributions to the Community

February 6, 2020

The Davis County Cooperative Society (DCCS; Co-op) and their leadership categorically denies the existence of any conspiracy to unlawfully obtain government aid, to systemically commit fraud, or to engage in any doctrine that could be described as ‘bleeding the beast’ within the Co-op.

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The views expressed are the opinion of the individual contributors and not necessarily the official position of the Davis County Cooperative Society.

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