Lisa Riley Roche
Recent Articles by Lisa Riley Roche
Published: Friday, March 7, 2014 7:38 pm MST
Plans to finalize the state budget once again were scrapped Friday as the Legislature's GOP majority continued to struggle to settle on how much to give House Speaker Becky Lockhart's education technology initi...
Published: Friday, March 7, 2014 1:56 pm MST
Legislation related to moving the Utah State Prison from Draper passed a Senate committee unanimously Friday.
Published: Thursday, March 6, 2014 7:08 pm MST
Gov. Gary Herbert has threatened to veto a controversial education technology initiative from House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, unless the price tag is cut from $200 million to no more than $30 million.
Published: Thursday, March 6, 2014 3:08 pm MST
House Minority Leader Jen Seelig, D-Salt Lake, the first woman to hold the minority party's top leadership spot in the House, announced Thursday she won't seek reelection.
Published: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 9:57 pm MST
A Democratic plan to take the full Medicaid expansion available under the Affordable Care Act surfaced Wednesday as the Legislature's GOP majority remained split over competing proposals from their ranks and Go...
Published: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 6:19 pm MST
Despite concerns the deal reached to stop the Count My Vote initiative is a "death warrant" for the state's caucus and convention system for nominating candidates, it won both House and Senate approval Wednesda...
Published: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 8:31 pm MST
A resolution backing the relocation of the Utah State Prison in Draper won House approval Tuesday.
Published: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 7:40 pm MST
After pitching his plan personally to GOP lawmakers Tuesday, Gov. Gary Herbert said the details of how Medicaid expansion money would be used may have to be sorted out in a special session of the Legislature.
Published: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 5:35 pm MST
Count My Vote delivered about 15,000 signatures to the Salt Lake County Clerk's Office on Tuesday, despite a pending deal with lawmakers that would end the effort to replace the state's caucus and convention sy...
Published: Monday, March 3, 2014 6:44 pm MST
The latest version of the House GOP's alternative to Medicaid expansion was approved in committee Monday after the sponsor of the bill said it would attract some $80 million in federal funds.