Orrin Hatch http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Orrin Hatch en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Thu, 29 Jan 2015 04:00:55 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Budget Chairman promises GOP plan to balance in decade http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666956/Budget-Chairman-promises-GOP-plan-to-balance-in-decade.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666956/Budget-Chairman-promises-GOP-plan-to-balance-in-decade.html The new Republican chairman of the Senate Budget Committee said Thursday that he'll try to pass a fiscal blueprint this... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:03:20 MST Utah's congressional delegation criticizes Obama's speech, tax proposals http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620025/Utahs-congressional-delegation-criticizes-Obamas-speech-tax-proposals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620025/Utahs-congressional-delegation-criticizes-Obamas-speech-tax-proposals.html Utah's congressional delegation responded to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address with strong and immediate... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 22:05:00 MST Letter: Sanctions against Iran http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619877/Sanctions-against-Iran.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619877/Sanctions-against-Iran.html Sun, 18 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST Utah leaders react to death of former House Speaker Becky Lockhart http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619862/Utah-leaders-react-to-death-of-former-House-Speaker-Becky-Lockhart.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619862/Utah-leaders-react-to-death-of-former-House-Speaker-Becky-Lockhart.html Utah leaders react to the death of former House Speaker Becky Lockhart. Sat, 17 Jan 2015 20:15:00 MST Letter: New faces, new Congress http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619394/New-faces-new-Congress.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619394/New-faces-new-Congress.html Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST Sen. Orrin Hatch calls for the Senate to work for the American people http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619158/Sen-Orrin-Hatch-calls-for-the-Senate-to-work-for-the-American-people.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619158/Sen-Orrin-Hatch-calls-for-the-Senate-to-work-for-the-American-people.html The time has come for the Senate to prove to the American people that Washington can work, Sen. Orrin Hatch argues in a new... Thu, 08 Jan 2015 20:30:55 MST In our opinion: A new Congress, where bickering must turn to brokering http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619142/A-new-Congress-where-bickering-must-turn-to-brokering.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619142/A-new-Congress-where-bickering-must-turn-to-brokering.html As the new Congress is seated this week, there are promises and expectations of an end to the recent legacy of inaction and... Thu, 08 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST Hatch, Love attract crowds as congressional session gets underway http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619063/Hatch-Love-attract-crowds-as-congressional-session-gets-underway.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619063/Hatch-Love-attract-crowds-as-congressional-session-gets-underway.html Anyone doubting the mark Utah's congressional delegation is making in Congress had only to spend a few minutes at a reception... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 20:35:00 MST Orrin Hatch and Mia Love ready for new roles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618998/Orrin-Hatch-and-Mia-Love-ready-for-new-roles.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618998/Orrin-Hatch-and-Mia-Love-ready-for-new-roles.html Dressed in sleek running gear with her hair tucked under a cap, Rep.-elect Mia Love stopped briefly by her new congressional... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 11:58:53 MST Letter: Total term limits http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619007/Letter-Total-term-limits.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619007/Letter-Total-term-limits.html Sen. Orrin Hatch has been in office for more than 35 years. It should be obvious to all of us that six-year terms for... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST Hatch 'sorry to see' Lee called an 'embarrassment' to Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618390/Hatch-sorry-to-see-Lee-called-an-embarrassment-to-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618390/Hatch-sorry-to-see-Lee-called-an-embarrassment-to-Utah.html Sen. Orrin Hatch said Tuesday he was "sorry to see" that Utah businessman and philanthropist Jon Huntsman Sr. called Sen.... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 19:40:00 MST Photos: Man accepts his father's medal for service in WWI http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618281/Photos-Man-accepts-his-fathers-medal-for-service-in-WWI.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618281/Photos-Man-accepts-his-fathers-medal-for-service-in-WWI.html A Utahn received a Silver Star commendation Monday on behalf of his father, who served in World War I. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:20:00 MST Letter: Slow Internet lane http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617687/Letter-Slow-Internet-lane.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617687/Letter-Slow-Internet-lane.html Telecom giants are trying to establish and enforce our favorite websites into a slow lane on the Internet. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00:00:00 MST My view: Sen. Hatch holds the key to tax reform http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617550/Sen-Hatch-holds-the-key-to-tax-reform.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617550/Sen-Hatch-holds-the-key-to-tax-reform.html As the incoming chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, Sen. Orrin Hatch is in a position to do what has evaded Congress... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 MST IG: IRS paid $6 billion in bogus child tax credits http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664002/IG-IRS-paid-6-billion-in-bogus-child-tax-credits.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664002/IG-IRS-paid-6-billion-in-bogus-child-tax-credits.html The IRS paid at least $6 billion in child tax credits in 2013 to people who weren't eligible to receive them, a government... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:19:43 MST 10 key findings from report on CIA interrogations http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663984/10-key-findings-from-report-on-CIA-interrogations.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663984/10-key-findings-from-report-on-CIA-interrogations.html Ten major findings from the newly released summary of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report on the CIA's... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:31:16 MST Congress sends Obama bill to stop Nazi benefits http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663756/Congress-sends-Obama-bill-to-stop-Nazi-benefits.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663756/Congress-sends-Obama-bill-to-stop-Nazi-benefits.html A bill that would block suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving Social Security benefits is heading to President Barack... Fri, 05 Dec 2014 08:16:49 MST In our opinion: U.S., Latin America benefit from Trans-Pacific Partnership trading http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617065/US-Latin-America-benefit-from-Trans-Pacific-Partnership-trading.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617065/US-Latin-America-benefit-from-Trans-Pacific-Partnership-trading.html Both the U.S. and Latin America benefit greatly from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. In order for TPP to continue to succeed,... Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:00:00 MST GOP senators want details on Nazi benefit payments http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663635/GOP-senators-want-details-on-Nazi-benefit-payments.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663635/GOP-senators-want-details-on-Nazi-benefit-payments.html Two senior Republican senators are demanding the Obama administration provide Congress with records explaining how suspected... Tue, 02 Dec 2014 10:44:34 MST Utah members of Congress slam Obama's immigration reform plan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615960/Utah-members-of-Congress-slam-Obamas-immigration-reform-plan.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615960/Utah-members-of-Congress-slam-Obamas-immigration-reform-plan.html Members of Utah's congressional delegation responded Wednesday to President Barack Obama’s plan to use executive action... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:30:00 MST Robert Bennett: It looks to be a good last term for Sen. Orrin Hatch http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615727/It-looks-to-be-a-good-last-term-for-Sen-Orrin-Hatch.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615727/It-looks-to-be-a-good-last-term-for-Sen-Orrin-Hatch.html Many Utahns have asked me what the results of the midterm elections will mean for Sen. Orrin Hatch. Answer: Good things. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:46:05 MST Letter: Agenda trick-or-treating http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613471/Agenda-trick-or-treating.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613471/Agenda-trick-or-treating.html Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT Utah officer shot 4 times while rescuing colleagues receives Congressional Badge of Bravery http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613088/Utah-officer-shot-4-times-while-rescuing-colleagues-receives-Congressional-Badge-of-Bravery.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613088/Utah-officer-shot-4-times-while-rescuing-colleagues-receives-Congressional-Badge-of-Bravery.html Weber County Sheriff's Lt. Nate Hutchinson, one of six officers shot in 2012 while executing a search warrant at a drug house... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:35:00 MDT Hatch will try to set GOP agenda at Reagan Ranch Wednesday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612643/Hatch-will-try-to-set-GOP-agenda-at-Reagan-Ranch-Wednesday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612643/Hatch-will-try-to-set-GOP-agenda-at-Reagan-Ranch-Wednesday.html With hope that the GOP will take majority of the Senate, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, will speak at the Reagan Ranch Wednesday... Tue, 07 Oct 2014 22:40:00 MDT Letter: Find new diplomacy tools http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612305/Letter-Find-new-diplomacy-tools.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612305/Letter-Find-new-diplomacy-tools.html It’s time for the U.S. to be a true leader. Put away the "hammer" and find new tools to deal with ISIS. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT U.S. House passes bill reauthorizing emergency services for kids program http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611215/US-House-passes-bill-reauthorizing-emergency-services-for-kids-program.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611215/US-House-passes-bill-reauthorizing-emergency-services-for-kids-program.html A bill to reauthorize a program for emergency medical treatment for children has passed the U.S. House of Representatives.... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:05:13 MDT Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657601/Probe-exposes-flaws-behind-HealthCaregov-rollout.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657601/Probe-exposes-flaws-behind-HealthCaregov-rollout.html Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:13:35 MDT In our opinion: The Affordable Care Act needs a bipartisan overhaul http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607726/The-Affordable-Care-Act-needs-a-bipartisan-overhaul.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607726/The-Affordable-Care-Act-needs-a-bipartisan-overhaul.html Lack of clarity in President Obama’s signature health care law has already brought the ACA before the Supreme Court... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT A. Scott Anderson: 3 modern Utah heroes who exemplify pioneer attributes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607485/3-modern-Utah-heroes-who-exemplify-pioneer-attributes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607485/3-modern-Utah-heroes-who-exemplify-pioneer-attributes.html Thousands of wonderful people have contributed greatly to Utah’s success. Since I can’t mention all of them, I... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT Orrin Hatch: Restricting religious expression 'is not America's heritage' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606084/Orrin-Hatch-Restricting-religious-expression-is-not-Americas-heritage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606084/Orrin-Hatch-Restricting-religious-expression-is-not-Americas-heritage.html Sen. Orrin Hatch (R- Utah) penned an op-ed in response to the Supreme Court's Monday ruling on whether the contraception... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:47:44 MDT Letter: Hatch retiring http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605618/Hatch-retiring.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605618/Hatch-retiring.html Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT Dale Ash elected new Salt Lake County GOP Chairman http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605605/Dale-Ash-elected-new-Salt-Lake-County-GOP-Chairman.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605605/Dale-Ash-elected-new-Salt-Lake-County-GOP-Chairman.html Salt Lake County Republicans have elected Dale Ash as their new county party chairman. Ash was one of a number of Republicans... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 14:01:20 MDT My view: Same-sex marriage is not inevitable, in spite of what Sen. Hatch may believe http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605004/Same-sex-marriage-is-not-inevitable-in-spite-of-what-Sen-Hatch-may-believe.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605004/Same-sex-marriage-is-not-inevitable-in-spite-of-what-Sen-Hatch-may-believe.html It was noteworthy when Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch said he believed that same-sex marriage was inevitable, given the way the entire... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 09:48:00 MDT Richard Davis: Sen. Hatch should keep his word http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604925/Sen-Hatch-should-keep-his-word.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604925/Sen-Hatch-should-keep-his-word.html If Sen. Hatch wants to get tax reform done, he should make that his priority and forego any thoughts about re-election. That... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:15:49 MDT Letter: Net neutrality http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604382/Letter-Net-neutrality.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604382/Letter-Net-neutrality.html The Internet is a powerful thing. It teaches. It connects people who wouldn’t have been able to collaborate otherwise.... Tue, 03 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT Hatch, Schumer introduce bill to help child pornography victims http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602641/Hatch-Schumer-introduce-bill-to-help-child-pornography-victims.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602641/Hatch-Schumer-introduce-bill-to-help-child-pornography-victims.html In response to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, Sen. Orrin Hatch signed on to a bill to better help victims of child... Wed, 07 May 2014 17:45:00 MDT U.S. Attorney for Utah David Barlow stepping down this summer http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600697/US-Attorney-for-Utah-David-Barlow-stepping-down-this-summer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600697/US-Attorney-for-Utah-David-Barlow-stepping-down-this-summer.html After a little more than two years in office, U.S. Attorney for Utah David Barlow is moving on this summer. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:04:58 MDT Jewell supports paying back Utah, states that reopened national parks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599461/Jewell-supports-paying-back-Utah-states-that-reopened-national-parks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599461/Jewell-supports-paying-back-Utah-states-that-reopened-national-parks.html Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Tuesday she would not resist legislation to reimburse Utah and other states that paid to... Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:10:00 MDT Hatch, Lee call on federal government to repay cost of opening Utah parks during shutdown http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598467/Hatch-Lee-call-on-federal-government-to-repay-cost-of-opening-Utah-parks-during-shutdown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598467/Hatch-Lee-call-on-federal-government-to-repay-cost-of-opening-Utah-parks-during-shutdown.html Utah Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee are asking the federal government to reimburse Utah for paying to reopen national parks... Tue, 11 Mar 2014 21:23:36 MDT Letter: Mike Lee http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591032/Letter-Mike-Lee.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591032/Letter-Mike-Lee.html It would be tragic if the senator’s recent attempts to suggest he’s re-thinking the goals of the GOP turned out... Thu, 21 Nov 2013 00:00:00 MST Hatch was wrong to support ENDA http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590490/Hatch-was-wrong-to-support-ENDA.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590490/Hatch-was-wrong-to-support-ENDA.html Does it seem fair that we should have to give up our religious rights and freedoms for the sexual activities of others? Well,... Wed, 13 Nov 2013 11:35:00 MST My view: Understanding the Constitution is different than knowing it http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589881/Understanding-the-Constitution-is-different-than-knowing-it.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589881/Understanding-the-Constitution-is-different-than-knowing-it.html Surely, the founders who wrote the Constitution did not contemplate having a small group of ideologues shut down the... Tue, 05 Nov 2013 00:00:00 MST Letters: Caucus support http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589752/Caucus-support.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589752/Caucus-support.html I understand the sentiment that someone really wants their vote to count without getting involved, but that's not going to... Sun, 03 Nov 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Unified Coalition http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589349/Letter-Unified-Coalition.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589349/Letter-Unified-Coalition.html Part of the reason we have Obamacare is because Republicans could never come together on a sensible free-market solution of... Tue, 29 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: True patriot http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640725/True-patriot.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640725/True-patriot.html Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: True colors http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640728/True-colors.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640728/True-colors.html Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: No rehabilitation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640727/No-rehabilitation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640727/No-rehabilitation.html Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: Public stand http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589233/Public-stand.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589233/Public-stand.html I applaud Sen Mike Lee for taking a courageous and public stand against a destructive law and not worrying about what the... Sat, 26 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: Delegate representation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589121/Delegate-representation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589121/Delegate-representation.html There is no correlation between the caucus system and voter turnout. There are ways to improve the caucus system and it would... Fri, 25 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT