Stephen Sandstrom Stephen Sandstrom en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:01 MST Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:03:02 MST Newspapers GOP delegates elect Highland man to replace Sen. John Valentine Republican delegates in Utah County elected Highland business consultant Al Jackson to fill a vacancy in the state Senate. Sat, 15 Nov 2014 16:42:29 MST With judge's decision, what's next for immigration reform in Utah? The day after a federal judge struck down portions of the 2011 Utah’s Illegal Immigration Enforcement Act, some Utah... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 22:45:00 MDT Federal court blocks portions of Utah’s immigration enforcement law A federal court has blocked portions of HB497, an immigration enforcement law passed by the Utah Legislature in 2011. Civil... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:35:46 MDT Letter: What did Mia Love's actually say at the Republican convention So, everyone just loved Mia Love's speech at the Republican convention. Delegates, state GOP chairpersons, Sen. Orrin Hatch,... Thu, 30 Aug 2012 00:00:00 MDT Mia Love speech at Republican National Convention 'pitch perfect' on national stage The crowd was so loud by the end of 4th District congressional candidate Mia Love's speech Tuesday to the Republican National... Tue, 28 Aug 2012 22:34:35 MDT Mia Love, Jason Chaffetz in the GOP convention spotlight While this week’s Republican National Convention marks the official debut of Mitt Romney as the party’s nominee... Sun, 26 Aug 2012 19:29:27 MDT Big turnover expected for 2013 Legislature, but not big changes politically There will be a significant number of new faces in the 2013 Legislature as a result of the recent primary election, as well... Sat, 07 Jul 2012 15:16:42 MDT Former Patrick Henry Caucus pals moving on without each other The conservative Patrick Henry Caucus intends to meet soon to map out its future — without one of its founding members.... Mon, 30 Apr 2012 17:14:13 MDT Public shooting ranges to host 2 open houses Members of the public can shoot bows and arrows and firearms free of charge at two public shooting ranges in May. Mon, 30 Apr 2012 12:55:33 MDT Utah County GOP elects Orem attorney to fill Utah House vacancy Utah County Republicans have elected a replacement for Rep. Stephen Sandstrom, R-Orem, in House District 58. Mon, 30 Apr 2012 12:44:48 MDT Utah awaits Supreme Court immigration decision on Arizona The implications of the Supreme Court's ruling on constitutional challenges to Arizona's immigration enforcement law "fairly... Mon, 23 Apr 2012 23:27:34 MDT Mia Love on Jim Matheson: 'He'll have a hard time putting me in a box' Brushing aside a high-profile fellow Republican's slight, Mia Love appears to have arrived on Utah's political scene as... Mon, 23 Apr 2012 19:25:37 MDT Utah GOP, Democratic state conventions expected to be more representative of voters With the gap narrowing between the political views of Utah voters and party delegates, the results of Saturday's Republican... Fri, 20 Apr 2012 17:04:27 MDT Sen. Orrin Hatch, Gov. Gary Herbert convention races too close to call Whether Gov. Gary Herbert and Sen. Orrin Hatch have enough delegate support to avoid a primary is too close to call, a new... Tue, 17 Apr 2012 19:28:55 MDT GOP Senate, House candidates push for delegates, money to avoid primary Sun, 15 Apr 2012 16:25:05 MDT 4th District GOP challengers say they can't let Matheson define them Wed, 04 Apr 2012 14:22:04 MDT AG Mark Shurtleff endorses Carl Wimmer in Utah's 4th Congressional District race Carl Wimmer picked up the backing of Utah's top cop in the 4th Congressional District race. Mon, 02 Apr 2012 12:22:12 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Utah races to watch other than for the U.S. Senate Pignanelli & Webb: Although Utah's U.S. Senate GOP contest has dominated the headlines, other fascinating intraparty races... Sun, 01 Apr 2012 00:00:00 MDT Rep. Stephen Sandstrom resigns Utah House seat Rep. Stephen Sandstrom announced his resignation from the Utah Legislature on Thursday. Thu, 29 Mar 2012 13:30:31 MDT March brings madness to Utah political arena March Madness isn't just for the basketball court. Rep. Jim Matheson's departure from the 2nd Congressional District created... Thu, 15 Mar 2012 19:58:01 MDT My view: The words we use shape our thinking Fri, 09 Mar 2012 00:00:00 MST Bill mandating students recite pledge of allegiance daily goes to governor Wed, 07 Mar 2012 12:50:03 MST Lawmakers make daily pledge recital mandatory in every public school Tue, 06 Mar 2012 19:12:51 MST Bill seeks transparency for charter school funding Mon, 05 Mar 2012 14:27:23 MST Internet gambling prohibition moves to final reading in Senate Wed, 29 Feb 2012 18:19:53 MST Gov. Gary Herbert wanted lawmakers to toughen E-Verify Gov. Gary Herbert lamented that state lawmakers will not hear a bill this session to toughen the state's E-Verify law. Wed, 29 Feb 2012 17:56:24 MST Immigration bills likely dead for the 2012 legislative session Rep. Chris Herrod, R-Provo, lit a fuse in the Utah House when he tried to get a hearing for his illegal immigration bill... Mon, 27 Feb 2012 20:23:24 MST Spouses jointly responsible for 'family expenses' under HB452 Spouses would be jointly responsible for "family expenses," regardless of which spouse entered into a contract to obtain... Mon, 27 Feb 2012 16:12:48 MST Two Electronic High School bills clear house committee Fri, 24 Feb 2012 21:40:34 MST Briefly at the Utah Legislature Utah lawmakers deal with online gambling, tanning salons and gun laws Tue, 21 Feb 2012 22:13:00 MST Federal judge to hear DOJ's challenge to Utah's immigration enforcement law Less than a year after Utah's immigration enforcement bill was signed into law in a formal ceremony in the state Capitol, a... Thu, 16 Feb 2012 14:58:53 MST Bill gives gun owners charged with crime 'due process' Under Utah law, concealed weapon permit holders who are charged with a violent crime face a difficult dilemma, according Rep.... Tue, 14 Feb 2012 20:28:38 MST Utah Legislature boring but busy as session approaches halfway point That giant yawning sound at the top of State Street might be coming from the Utah Legislature. Sun, 12 Feb 2012 23:59:35 MST E-Verify immigration bill dies, then rises again in Utah Legislature Utah House members shot down Rep. Stephen Sandstrom's attempt to run a bill that would impose sanctions on employers who fail... Wed, 08 Feb 2012 17:11:57 MST Banning Internet gambling would keep Indian casinos out of Utah, lawmaker says A House committee delayed voting on a bill Tuesday requiring Internet service providers to block online gambling sites while... Wed, 08 Feb 2012 11:30:04 MST Banning Internet gambling would keep Indian casinos out of Utah, lawmaker says Tue, 07 Feb 2012 18:16:20 MST Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: The political dynamics of Utah's congressional districts For the first time in history, Utah has candidates running in four different congressional districts. Most of the interest is... Sun, 05 Feb 2012 00:00:00 MST Briefly at the Utah Legislature Tue, 31 Jan 2012 20:17:38 MST Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: The Legislature is at work, and it's an election year There's one really nice thing about the Legislature: When it's over, spring is here! It's like walking into a dark tunnel on... Sun, 29 Jan 2012 00:46:58 MST Utah Legislature convenes Monday to tackle the known and unknown Sat, 21 Jan 2012 16:41:35 MST Eagle Forum convention participants show aligned objectives Republican elected officials and political candidates did more to reinforce core common objectives than point out any... Sat, 14 Jan 2012 20:53:51 MST Newcomer Jay Cobb trying to make a name for himself in Utah's 4th Congressional District Jay Cobb looked over the candidates in Utah's new 4th Congressional District and decided to become one himself. Mon, 09 Jan 2012 23:58:37 MST Love would 'take apart' Congressional Black Caucus if elected in Utah's 4th District Thu, 05 Jan 2012 11:51:20 MST Wimmer quits Legislature to raise money for congressional race Wed, 04 Jan 2012 22:18:46 MST Congressmen should live in district they represent, poll shows Rep. Jason Chaffetz has done it for two terms without repercussions. But a new poll shows residents in one Utah congressional... Mon, 26 Dec 2011 18:00:00 MST Rep. Jim Matheson leads all comers in Utah's new 4th Congressional District, poll shows Incumbency has its privileges, even in a congressional district without an incumbent. Rep. Jim Matheson leads all... Sun, 25 Dec 2011 22:00:00 MST Mia Love making a run in Utah's new 4th Congressional District Except for few a chairs and photos of her shooting a gun or teaching a treadmill class, Mia Love's campaign headquarters has... Thu, 22 Dec 2011 22:00:00 MST Utah lawmaker resigning due to fundraising ban during legislative session A law prohibiting fundraising during Utah's legislative session has at least one Republican resigning his post and another... Sun, 18 Dec 2011 00:11:25 MST Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: A year has changed a lot of Utah's political landscape Pignanelli and Webb: "An ironclad rule of American politics: A week is a lifetime politically, and three months is an... Sun, 18 Dec 2011 00:00:00 MST