Recent Articles by Lisa Riley Roche
Published: Friday, August 15, 2014 4:27 pm MDT
State Democratic Party Chairman Peter Corroon wants Democrats to be able to compete to replace Sen. John Valentine, R-Orem, who was recently named to head the Utah State Tax Commission.
Published: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 7:31 pm MDT
Sen. Mike Lee told an audience of conservatives Wednesday that they need to follow former President Ronald Reagan's example by advancing an agenda that appeals to "forgotten Americans."
Published: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:59 pm MDT
Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said Wednesday he's told his campaign staff to "do our due diligence" and contact contributors to his 2010 race to ask if they are connected to allegations he received illegal "straw dona...
Published: Monday, August 11, 2014 6:15 pm MDT
Republican Mia Love is ahead of Democrat Doug Owens in the 4th District congressional race, but would lose again to retiring Rep. Jim Matheson if Utah's only Democrat in Congress was running again, according to...
Published: Thursday, August 7, 2014 4:07 pm MDT
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, said Thursday that his fellow senators who are urging President Barack Obama to designate a new Greater Canyonlands National Monument should stop playing politics and "keep their mitts...
Published: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 8:46 pm MDT
Gov. Gary Herbert has invited the 14 U.S. senators asking President Barack Obama to designate a Greater Canyonlands National Monument to come to Utah and see for themselves how the state can better manage its p...
Published: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 5:41 pm MDT
A study underway that's expected to offer proposed legislation to curb increases in incarcerations is being closely watched by lawmakers working to come up with a location for a new state prison.
Published: Sunday, August 3, 2014 4:17 pm MDT
The line for the fresh-cooked breakfast Sunday at the Wasatch Front Farmers Market at Wheeler Historic Farm never seemed to get any shorter as people waited patiently for plates piled high with locally sourced ...
Published: Saturday, August 2, 2014 3:42 pm MDT
A veteran House Democrat from Baltimore will hear firsthand from Utahns their concerns about the federal government's control of public lands during a 24-hour visit to the state arranged by Rep. Jason Chaffetz.
Published: Thursday, July 31, 2014 6:07 pm MDT
A national launch for the Utah-based effort to draft Mitt Romney into running a third time for president in 2016 has been called off amid concerns from insiders from the former GOP candidate's campaign.