Recent Articles by Lisa Riley Roche
Published: Friday, April 24, 2015 7:00 pm MDT
Now that Utah's favorite son Mitt Romney is no longer a candidate for president, "undecided" is the top choice of the state's Republicans in the party's 2016 nomination race.
Published: Friday, April 24, 2015 5:52 pm MDT
The man responsible for raising nearly $1 billion for Mitt Romney's last presidential race is trying to talk a Provo business executive into running against Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah.
Published: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 10:11 pm MDT
Utah GOP leaders agreed Wednesday to continue working on a plan to set new requirements for Republican candidates amid the party's ongoing lawsuit over legislative changes to the nomination process.
Published: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 5:01 pm MDT
Josh Romney confirmed Tuesday he won't challenge Sen. Mike Lee in next year's U.S. Senate race but said he'd like to see another Republican run against the first-term senator.
Published: Monday, April 20, 2015 6:26 pm MDT
Just over half of Utahns believe the LDS Church has about the right amount of influence on the Utah Legislature, according to a new UtahPolicy.com poll.
Published: Saturday, April 18, 2015 8:43 pm MDT
Former Gov. Norm Bangerter was remembered Saturday for the strength of his family and faith at funeral services attended by state leaders, including Gov. Gary Herbert.
Published: Thursday, April 16, 2015 7:00 pm MDT
Gov. Gary Herbert will participate in a graveside ceremony for former Gov. Norm Bangerter Saturday, along with members of the Utah Highway Patrol.
Published: Thursday, April 16, 2015 6:05 pm MDT
Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he plans to meet with Obama administration officials in Washington, D.C., within the next two weeks to negotiate new limits to his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion.
Published: Thursday, April 16, 2015 3:54 pm MDT
One of Utah's most popular political pundits, Kirk Jowers, announced Thursday he is stepping down as director of the University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics for a job in the private sector.
Published: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 8:12 pm MDT
Funeral services for former Gov. Norm Bangerter will be held Saturday at the Salt Lake Community College campus in West Jordan, a family spokesman announced Wednesday.