Recent Articles by Dennis Romboy
Published: Friday, March 20, 2015 5:31 pm MDT
Salt Lake City has the seventh-highest percentage of adults who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender among the nation's top 50 metropolitan areas.
Published: Monday, March 16, 2015 9:32 pm MDT
Utah’s path to combining LGBT rights and religious freedom in newly passed legislation might be more of a template for the nation than the law itself.
Published: Monday, March 16, 2015 8:39 pm MDT
Brookings Institution and Deseret News panel discussions bring light to process that led to historic deal and potential for the nation.
Published: Saturday, March 14, 2015 6:53 pm MDT
Utah's new law expanding anti-discrimination protections for gays and lesbians along with religious liberty protections for the faithful could be something other states struggling with the same issues could bui...
Published: Friday, March 13, 2015 8:47 am MDT
A historic anti-discrimination and religious rights compromise and a monumental stalemate over Medicaid expansion will bring down the curtain late Thursday on the 2015 Utah Legislature.
Published: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 5:31 pm MDT
The House and the Senate still appeared to be miles apart on a gas tax increase on the next to last day of the 2015 Legislature.
Published: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:05 pm MDT
The Huntsman father-son disagreement over the job Sen. Mike Lee is doing took another turn. And rather than challenge Lee, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. has decided to join him.
Published: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 9:38 pm MDT
Police could pull over motorists and issue warnings for not wearing seat belts under a bill the Utah Legislature has approved.
Published: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 8:49 pm MDT
Bullets could replace needles for executions in Utah under a bill passed by the state Legislature. HB11 would legalize firing squad executions in the state if drugs needed for lethal injections aren’t ava...
Published: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 8:37 pm MDT
A House panel endorsed a bill Tuesday that combines religious freedom and protections for LGBT Utahns from discrimination.