Lisa Riley Roche
Recent Articles by Lisa Riley Roche
Published: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 6:34 pm MST
The salaries of Gov. Gary Herbert and the state's other elected executives should be raised nearly 40 percent, a commission charged with studying executive and judicial compensation recommended Tuesday.
Published: Friday, December 6, 2013 6:42 pm MST
A special Utah House committee created to investigate now former Attorney General John Swallow looks to be pulling the plug on its four-month inquiry as the race to replace him heats up.
Published: Friday, December 6, 2013 9:39 am MST
Utahn Howard "Buddy" Beck, an official election observer of South Africa's first fully representative, multiracial election, remembers Nelson Mandela as "a great man" who "never forgot where he came from."
Published: Wednesday, December 4, 2013 7:50 pm MST
Gov. Gary Herbert was mostly upbeat Wednesday as he highlighted his $13.3 billion budget proposal that includes $261 million in new money for education and $36 million to expand the state prison at Gunnison.
Published: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 6:13 pm MST
Utah State Auditor John Dougall included a warning about the state's dependency on money from Washington, D.C., in issuing the latest annual audit of federal spending.
Published: Monday, December 2, 2013 9:52 pm MST
In the race to replace former Attorney General John Swallow, so far two candidates are connected to his chief accusers, two promise not to run again and one was his primary election opponent.
Published: Friday, November 29, 2013 2:47 pm MST
More than a dozen people stopped at the Black Friday coat exchange to pick out cold-weather gear donated to those in need. Some of the remaining coats were taken to Pioneer Park and given to the homeless.
Published: Tuesday, November 26, 2013 5:02 pm MST
On most secret shopper visits to 11 state liquor stores as part of a new audit of the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control released Tuesday, customers were not greeted or offered assistance.
Published: Monday, November 25, 2013 6:27 pm MST
There will be $206 million in new revenue to spend in the new budget year that begins July 1, 2014, plus another $132 million in surplus funds, Gov. Gary Herbert announced Monday.
Published: Friday, November 22, 2013 9:04 pm MST
Gov. Gary Herbert said Friday while "there's no cause for jubilation" over John Swallow's resignation, the attorney general made the right decision to leave office.