NEWS ROOM

DCCS high school graduation rates hit record highs in 2020

June 6, 2020

In 2020, on-time graduation rates for Co-op members hit 95.8%. A record high that surpasses not only Utah’s 87.4%, but every other state in the nation.

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.

SLCC Professor Shows Bias toward Plural Families

February 3, 2020

Often our students have reported experiencing biases from their instructors and their peers. Sometimes even college administrators have been known to publicly show animus and bias toward the children of plural families.

Man arrested for threatening to kill polygamist shoppers in Cedar City

January 24, 2020

A man in Cedar City was arrested for making threats on social media to kill polygamist shoppers at the local grocery store before committing suicide by the police.

2019 DCCS High School Graduation Rates Continue to Surpass Utah and US

December 20, 2019

For many years, DCCS High School graduation rates for men and women have surpassed the rates of the surrounding population in Utah, as well the US.  2019 was no exception. DCCS members' on-time graduation rate for the year was 91.2% compared to Utah's 87.4% and the United States' 84.16%.

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