Recent Articles by Lisa Riley Roche
Published: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 3:47 pm MST
Retiring House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, said Wednesday lawmakers need to be involved in the negotiations to expand the federal government's Utah Test and Training Range.
Published: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 5:39 pm MST
America needs heroes, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told BYU students and faculty gathered for a Tuesday forum.
Published: Monday, November 17, 2014 6:02 pm MST
Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, on Monday called on Democrats in the Senate to stand up to President Barack Obama's new plan to take executive action on immigration and "remind the president he is not a king."
Published: Thursday, November 13, 2014 5:12 pm MST
Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday Utahns won't be swayed by a Florida-based group's attempt to stop his proposed Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion.
Published: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 5:42 pm MST
The Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice unanimously approved a series of proposed reforms Wednesday intended to reduce prison population growth, including making drug possession a misdemeanor.
Published: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 6:22 pm MST
A Florida-based group is trying to stop Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion with a new website urging Utahns to sign a petition against the plan.
Published: Monday, November 10, 2014 5:56 pm MST
A majority of Utahns favor removing the barrier known as the "Zion Curtain" that shields restaurant patrons from liquor bottles and the pouring of alcoholic drinks, according to a new poll.
Published: Friday, November 7, 2014 6:14 pm MST
The new 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling upholding bans on same-sex marriage in four states could lead to a U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether Utah and other states have the final say on the issue.
Published: Thursday, November 6, 2014 9:55 pm MST
House Republicans named Majority Whip Greg Hughes, R-Draper, to replace outgoing House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, during a closed caucus meeting Thursday night.
Published: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 6:50 pm MST
After being asked yet another question during an interview Wednesday about being the first black Republican woman in Congress, Rep.-elect Mia Love, R-Utah, playfully swatted at a reporter.