Recent Articles by Lisa Riley Roche
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.
Published: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 9:09 pm MDT
Utah’s 13th governor, Norman Howard Bangerter, a man who saw himself as “just an old farmer and carpenter” from Granger who wound up leading the state, died Tuesday at age 82 after suffering a...
Published: Monday, April 13, 2015 8:32 pm MDT
A new UtahPolicy.com poll shows Gov. Gary Herbert and other top elected Republican officials in Utah have strong approval ratings, especially among GOP voters.
Published: Friday, April 10, 2015 10:22 pm MDT
The Utah Republican Party lost a bid in federal court Friday to put on hold a controversial law changing how political parties select nominees, but the GOP's case against the state is far from over.
Published: Thursday, April 9, 2015 11:01 pm MDT
A group that wants to keep the Utah State Prison in Draper has already run into trouble in their attempt to launch a referendum to repeal a new law that includes financing for the relocation process.