Orrin Hatch http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Orrin Hatch en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 28 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Sun, 28 Dec 2014 19:36:01 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 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 Hatch says Lee, other tea party Republicans need to be 'rehabilitated' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588921/Hatch-says-Lee-other-tea-party-Republicans-need-to-be-rehabilitated.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588921/Hatch-says-Lee-other-tea-party-Republicans-need-to-be-rehabilitated.html Sen. Orrin Hatch declined Tuesday to endorse the reelection of fellow Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee but said Lee has plenty... Tue, 22 Oct 2013 17:45:16 MDT Letter: Keep up the fight http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588302/Letter-Keep-up-the-fight.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588302/Letter-Keep-up-the-fight.html I would ask, when did we start sending people to Washington to further their career instead of representing the people? Sun, 13 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT U.S. will weather 'governance problem' better than any other nation, former Secretary of State says http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588257/US-will-weather-governance-problem-better-than-any-other-nation-former-Secretary-of-State-says.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588257/US-will-weather-governance-problem-better-than-any-other-nation-former-Secretary-of-State-says.html The nation needs leaders who "know the difference between principle and policy disagreements," former Secretary of State... Fri, 11 Oct 2013 18:30:00 MDT My View: The Marketplace Fairness Act and e-commerce businesses http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588016/My-View-The-Marketplace-Fairness-Act-and-e-commerce-businesses.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588016/My-View-The-Marketplace-Fairness-Act-and-e-commerce-businesses.html All of us appreciate driving on pothole-free roads or knowing a firefighter will show up when the house is in flames. So why... Wed, 09 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Sen. Hatch expects government shutdown at midnight http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587357/Sen-Hatch-expects-government-shutdown-at-midnight.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587357/Sen-Hatch-expects-government-shutdown-at-midnight.html A government shutdown looms Monday as congressional Republicans, including Utah's three GOP representatives, continue to push... Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:44:21 MDT In our opinion: Time for caucus reform http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638712/Time-for-caucus-reform.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638712/Time-for-caucus-reform.html The success of the "Count My Vote" efforts to place caucus reform on Utah ballots has leaders in both major parties... Sat, 28 Sep 2013 00:00:00 MDT Orrin Hatch's op-ed about fiscal responsibility gets real traction http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587116/Orrin-Hatchs-op-ed-about-fiscal-responsibility-gets-real-traction.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587116/Orrin-Hatchs-op-ed-about-fiscal-responsibility-gets-real-traction.html Two days after the ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee published a guest op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, his... Thu, 26 Sep 2013 08:55:00 MDT Orrin Hatch blasts Mike Lee's strategy as filibuster begins http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587019/Orrin-Hatch-blasts-Mike-Lees-strategy-as-filibuster-begins.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587019/Orrin-Hatch-blasts-Mike-Lees-strategy-as-filibuster-begins.html Freshman Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee began an old-fashioned Senate filibuster Tuesday afternoon that could easily stretch... Tue, 24 Sep 2013 16:15:00 MDT Delay Obamacare for security reasons, says Orrin Hatch http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865586548/Delay-Obamacare-for-security-reasons-says-Orrin-Hatch.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865586548/Delay-Obamacare-for-security-reasons-says-Orrin-Hatch.html The only way to ensure that the Federal Data Services Hub is secure enough is to delay Obamacare and to test it further,... Tue, 17 Sep 2013 13:10:00 MDT Orrin Hatch, Rob Bishop tout importance of F-35 at Hill Air Force Base http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585061/Orrin-Hatch-Rob-Bishop-tout-importance-of-F-35-at-Hill-Air-Force-Base.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585061/Orrin-Hatch-Rob-Bishop-tout-importance-of-F-35-at-Hill-Air-Force-Base.html Hill Air Force Base will soon become one of the first military installations in the nation to fly the F-35 Lightning II... Wed, 21 Aug 2013 19:16:51 MDT 'Our own stupidity' to blame for losing skilled workers to foreign companies, Hatch says http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584754/Our-own-stupidity-to-blame-for-losing-skilled-workers-to-foreign-companies-Hatch-says.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584754/Our-own-stupidity-to-blame-for-losing-skilled-workers-to-foreign-companies-Hatch-says.html Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, met with local business leaders who said they need more highly skilled workers. Thu, 15 Aug 2013 19:02:47 MDT Letters: Take an active role in final elections http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635949/Take-an-active-role-in-final-elections.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635949/Take-an-active-role-in-final-elections.html Well, the primary elections are over. I live in South Jordan, and we had six candidates that were running for mayor. As I... Thu, 15 Aug 2013 00:00:00 MDT Sen. Orrin Hatch to join Zuckerberg’s immigration roundtable Thursday in Utah, reports say http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584693/Sen-Orrin-Hatch-to-join-Zuckerberg7s-immigration-roundtable-Thursday-in-Utah-reports-say.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584693/Sen-Orrin-Hatch-to-join-Zuckerberg7s-immigration-roundtable-Thursday-in-Utah-reports-say.html Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s immigration advocacy group FWD.us will hold an immigration roundtable in Utah on... Wed, 14 Aug 2013 20:45:00 MDT My view: A timely opportunity for Sen. Hatch http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635814/A-timely-opportunity-for-Sen-Hatch.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635814/A-timely-opportunity-for-Sen-Hatch.html As the ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, and with his long resume of bipartisan accomplishment, Sen. Hatch is... Tue, 13 Aug 2013 00:00:00 MDT George F. Will: How do we go about taming the tax code beast? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635639/How-do-we-go-about-taming-the-tax-code-beast.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635639/How-do-we-go-about-taming-the-tax-code-beast.html "Colleagues," said the June 27 letter to 98 U.S. senators, "now it is your turn." The letter's authors are Max Baucus,... Sun, 11 Aug 2013 00:00:00 MDT Sens. Orrin Hatch, Mike Lee support N.Y. town praying at public meetings http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584275/Sens-Orrin-Hatch-Mike-Lee-support-NY-town-praying-at-public-meetings.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584275/Sens-Orrin-Hatch-Mike-Lee-support-NY-town-praying-at-public-meetings.html Utah Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee joined 32 colleagues in signing a friend-of-the-court brief supporting a New York town's... Wed, 07 Aug 2013 15:15:00 MDT In our opinion: National debt still looms http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634956/National-debt-still-looms.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634956/National-debt-still-looms.html Congress and the president have squabbled over the federal budget for years. The super committee, debt limit standoffs,... Tue, 30 Jul 2013 09:50:32 MDT Sens. Hatch, Baucus look to rewrite tax code from scratch, promise 50 years of secrecy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583695/Sens-Hatch-Baucus-look-to-rewrite-tax-code-from-scratch-promise-50-years-of-secrecy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583695/Sens-Hatch-Baucus-look-to-rewrite-tax-code-from-scratch-promise-50-years-of-secrecy.html Sens. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Max Baucus, D-Mont., are looking to rewrite the tax code, but it's a plan that may rely on... Fri, 26 Jul 2013 15:35:00 MDT In our opinion: Hatch's pension plan offers good solutions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634182/Hatchs-pension-plan-offers-good-solutions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634182/Hatchs-pension-plan-offers-good-solutions.html State and local governments continue struggling with unfunded pension liabilities that may top a combined $4 trillion, and... Thu, 18 Jul 2013 09:29:10 MDT My view: Hatch shows courage on immigration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634109/Hatch-shows-courage-on-immigration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634109/Hatch-shows-courage-on-immigration.html Exactly one week before the Fourth, a broad, bipartisan immigration reform bill passed 68-32 in the Senate. Utahns owe Sen.... Wed, 17 Jul 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: Diabetes program http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633984/Diabetes-program.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633984/Diabetes-program.html Mon, 15 Jul 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: Immigration and families http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631216/Immigration-and-families.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631216/Immigration-and-families.html Mon, 03 Jun 2013 00:00:00 MDT