Recent Articles by Lisa Riley Roche
Published: Saturday, February 6, 2016 4:00 pm MST
Utahns are going to get their turn next month to vote in the Republican and Democratic presidential nomination race, but not in a traditional primary election.
Published: Saturday, February 6, 2016 3:30 pm MST
Two weeks into the 2016 Utah Legislature, majority House Republicans have not held a closed caucus. But the majority GOP Senate has held four closed-door caucuses per business as usual.
Published: Thursday, February 4, 2016 6:55 pm MST
Tax revenues may be falling short of projections, leaving less money to spend this session, members of the House GOP caucus were warned Thursday.
Published: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 5:28 pm MST
A House Democratic leader wants voters to be able to answer a nonbinding "opinion question" on the November ballot about whether the state should accept Medicaid expansion to provide health care to low-income U...
Published: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 6:42 pm MST
A bill that would have done away with straight-ticket voting on Utah ballots failed in committee Tuesday after Utah GOP Chairman James Evans spoke against it.
Published: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 5:46 pm MST
Members of the House Republican caucus heard pitches Tuesday for two approaches to legalizing medical marijuana, but House Speaker Greg Hughes, R-Draper, said the caucus likely won't take a position on the issu...
Published: Monday, February 1, 2016 6:22 pm MST
More than two dozen Republican and Democratic lawmakers stood together Monday to announce a long list of clean air-related bills and appropriation requests.
Published: Friday, January 29, 2016 6:12 pm MST
The newest member of Utah's all-Republican congressional delegation, Rep. Mia Love, offered a report Friday on her first year in office, including her appointment to a committee seen as investigating Planned Pa...
Published: Thursday, January 28, 2016 7:04 pm MST
Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he's still reviewing whether he supports going forward with a proposed lawsuit against the federal government over its control of public lands, given the high price tag.
Published: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:33 pm MST
Not only is the state in outstanding shape, Utahns themselves "have never been stronger," Gov. Gary Herbert pronounced Wednesday in his annual State of the State address.