Recent Articles by Lisa Riley Roche
Published: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:21 pm MDT
The latest version of Medicaid expansion, crafted by Gov. Gary Herbert and GOP legislative leaders, failed Tuesday to muster more than a handful of votes among House Republicans and members of the Senate.
Published: Monday, October 12, 2015 7:16 pm MDT
Another Utahn saw his name surface over the weekend as a potential U.S. House speaker -- Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah.
Published: Monday, October 12, 2015 6:57 pm MDT
Gov. Gary Herbert said he's optimistic his efforts to expand Medicaid in Utah won't end when House Republicans meet behind closed doors Tuesday to take a straw vote on the latest proposal.
Published: Thursday, October 8, 2015 6:11 pm MDT
The chances of Rep. Jason Chaffetz becoming U.S. House speaker jumped with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's sudden departure Thursday from the race.
Published: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 5:29 pm MDT
Now it's Sen. Orrin Hatch who's being critical of fellow Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz's long-shot bid to become U.S. House speaker, saying his run makes congressional "chaos" more likely.
Published: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 9:56 pm MDT
A parade of health care providers opposed to a proposed new tax to pay for Medicaid expansion dominated the only public hearing scheduled on the plan from Gov. Gary Herbert and legislative leaders.
Published: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 6:29 pm MDT
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, can count on at least one vote from the other members of Utah's congressional delegation in his long-shot bid to become U.S. House speaker.
Published: Monday, October 5, 2015 6:41 pm MDT
Gov. Gary Herbert said Monday there may need to be changes made to the latest Medicaid expansion plan he and legislative leaders came up with after months of private meetings.
Published: Monday, October 5, 2015 5:29 pm MDT
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, who said Monday his bid to become U.S. House speaker is a "long shot," may not have the support of the rest of Utah's congressional delegation.
Published: Saturday, October 3, 2015 5:13 pm MDT
The 3rd Annual Utah Firefighter Chili Cookoff featured spicy concoctions from fire departments from around the state.