Stephen Sandstrom http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Stephen Sandstrom en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:52:37 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss With judge's decision, what's next for immigration reform in Utah? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605491/With-judges-decision-whats-next-for-immigration-reform-in-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605491/With-judges-decision-whats-next-for-immigration-reform-in-Utah.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605420/Federal-court-blocks-portions-of-Utah7s-immigration-enforcement-law.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605420/Federal-court-blocks-portions-of-Utah7s-immigration-enforcement-law.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765600284/What-did-Mia-Loves-actually-say-at-the-Republican-convention.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765600284/What-did-Mia-Loves-actually-say-at-the-Republican-convention.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561398/Mia-Love-speech-at-Republican-National-Convention-pitch-perfect-on-national-stage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561398/Mia-Love-speech-at-Republican-National-Convention-pitch-perfect-on-national-stage.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561260/Mia-Love-Jason-Chaffetz-in-the-GOP-convention-spotlight.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561260/Mia-Love-Jason-Chaffetz-in-the-GOP-convention-spotlight.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558675/Big-turnover-expected-for-2013-Legislature-but-not-big-changes-politically.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558675/Big-turnover-expected-for-2013-Legislature-but-not-big-changes-politically.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554958/Former-Patrick-Henry-Caucus-pals-moving-on-without-each-other.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554958/Former-Patrick-Henry-Caucus-pals-moving-on-without-each-other.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554925/Public-shooting-ranges-to-host-2-open-houses.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554925/Public-shooting-ranges-to-host-2-open-houses.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554926/Utah-County-GOP-elects-Orem-attorney-to-fill-Utah-House-vacancy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554926/Utah-County-GOP-elects-Orem-attorney-to-fill-Utah-House-vacancy.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554554/Utah-awaits-Supreme-Court-immigration-decision-on-Arizona.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554554/Utah-awaits-Supreme-Court-immigration-decision-on-Arizona.html 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' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554564/Mia-Love-on-Jim-Matheson-Hell-have-a-hard-time-putting-me-in-a-box.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554564/Mia-Love-on-Jim-Matheson-Hell-have-a-hard-time-putting-me-in-a-box.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554425/Utah-GOP-Democratic-state-conventions-expected-to-be-more-representative-of-voters.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554425/Utah-GOP-Democratic-state-conventions-expected-to-be-more-representative-of-voters.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554210/Sen-Orrin-Hatch-Gov-Gary-Herbert-convention-races-too-close-to-call.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554210/Sen-Orrin-Hatch-Gov-Gary-Herbert-convention-races-too-close-to-call.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554097/GOP-Senate-House-candidates-push-for-delegates-money-to-avoid-primary.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554097/GOP-Senate-House-candidates-push-for-delegates-money-to-avoid-primary.html Sun, 15 Apr 2012 16:25:05 MDT 4th District GOP challengers say they can't let Matheson define them http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553467/4th-District-GOP-challengers-say-they-cant-let-Matheson-define-them.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553467/4th-District-GOP-challengers-say-they-cant-let-Matheson-define-them.html Wed, 04 Apr 2012 14:22:04 MDT AG Mark Shurtleff endorses Carl Wimmer in Utah's 4th Congressional District race http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553320/AG-Mark-Shurtleff-endorses-Carl-Wimmer-in-Utahs-4th-Congressional-District-race.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553320/AG-Mark-Shurtleff-endorses-Carl-Wimmer-in-Utahs-4th-Congressional-District-race.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765564864/Utah-races-to-watch-other-than-for-the-US-Senate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765564864/Utah-races-to-watch-other-than-for-the-US-Senate.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553121/Rep-Stephen-Sandstrom-resigns-Utah-House-seat.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553121/Rep-Stephen-Sandstrom-resigns-Utah-House-seat.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552277/March-brings-madness-to-Utah-political-arena.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552277/March-brings-madness-to-Utah-political-arena.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765557918/The-words-we-use-shape-our-thinking.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765557918/The-words-we-use-shape-our-thinking.html Fri, 09 Mar 2012 00:00:00 MST Bill mandating students recite pledge of allegiance daily goes to governor http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765557487/Bill-mandating-students-recite-pledge-of-allegiance-daily-goes-to-governor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765557487/Bill-mandating-students-recite-pledge-of-allegiance-daily-goes-to-governor.html Wed, 07 Mar 2012 12:50:03 MST Lawmakers make daily pledge recital mandatory in every public school http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551680/Lawmakers-make-daily-pledge-recital-mandatory-in-every-public-school.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551680/Lawmakers-make-daily-pledge-recital-mandatory-in-every-public-school.html Tue, 06 Mar 2012 19:12:51 MST Bill seeks transparency for charter school funding http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551530/Bill-seeks-transparency-for-charter-school-funding.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551530/Bill-seeks-transparency-for-charter-school-funding.html Mon, 05 Mar 2012 14:27:23 MST Internet gambling prohibition moves to final reading in Senate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551215/Internet-gambling-prohibition-moves-to-final-reading-in-Senate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551215/Internet-gambling-prohibition-moves-to-final-reading-in-Senate.html Wed, 29 Feb 2012 18:19:53 MST Gov. Gary Herbert wanted lawmakers to toughen E-Verify http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551206/Gov-Gary-Herbert-wanted-lawmakers-to-toughen-E-Verify.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551206/Gov-Gary-Herbert-wanted-lawmakers-to-toughen-E-Verify.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551048/Immigration-bills-likely-dead-for-the-2012-legislative-session.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551048/Immigration-bills-likely-dead-for-the-2012-legislative-session.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551009/Spouses-jointly-responsible-for-family-expenses-under-HB452.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551009/Spouses-jointly-responsible-for-family-expenses-under-HB452.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550885/Two-Electronic-High-School-bills-clear-house-committee.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550885/Two-Electronic-High-School-bills-clear-house-committee.html Fri, 24 Feb 2012 21:40:34 MST Briefly at the Utah Legislature http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550582/Briefly-at-the-Utah-Legislature.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550582/Briefly-at-the-Utah-Legislature.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550276/Federal-judge-to-hear-DOJs-challenge-to-Utahs-immigration-enforcement-law.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550276/Federal-judge-to-hear-DOJs-challenge-to-Utahs-immigration-enforcement-law.html 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' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550155/Bill-gives-gun-owners-charged-with-crime-due-process.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550155/Bill-gives-gun-owners-charged-with-crime-due-process.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765550307/Utah-Legislature-boring-but-busy-as-session-approaches-halfway-point.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765550307/Utah-Legislature-boring-but-busy-as-session-approaches-halfway-point.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705398975/E-Verify-immigration-bill-dies-then-rises-again-in-Utah-Legislature.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705398975/E-Verify-immigration-bill-dies-then-rises-again-in-Utah-Legislature.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700223097/Banning-Internet-gambling-would-keep-Indian-casinos-out-of-Utah-lawmaker-says.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700223097/Banning-Internet-gambling-would-keep-Indian-casinos-out-of-Utah-lawmaker-says.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705398939/Banning-Internet-gambling-would-keep-Indian-casinos-out-of-Utah-lawmaker-says.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705398939/Banning-Internet-gambling-would-keep-Indian-casinos-out-of-Utah-lawmaker-says.html Tue, 07 Feb 2012 18:16:20 MST Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: The political dynamics of Utah's congressional districts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700221886/The-political-dynamics-of-Utahs-congressional-districts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700221886/The-political-dynamics-of-Utahs-congressional-districts.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705398485/Briefly-at-the-Utah-Legislature.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705398485/Briefly-at-the-Utah-Legislature.html Tue, 31 Jan 2012 20:17:38 MST Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: The Legislature is at work, and it's an election year http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700220138/The-Legislature-is-at-work-and-its-an-election-year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700220138/The-Legislature-is-at-work-and-its-an-election-year.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397822/Utah-Legislature-convenes-Monday-to-tackle-the-known-and-unknown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397822/Utah-Legislature-convenes-Monday-to-tackle-the-known-and-unknown.html Sat, 21 Jan 2012 16:41:35 MST Eagle Forum convention participants show aligned objectives http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397399/Eagle-Forum-convention-participants-show-aligned-objectives.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397399/Eagle-Forum-convention-participants-show-aligned-objectives.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396852/Newcomer-Jay-Cobb-trying-to-make-a-name-for-himself-in-Utahs-4th-Congressional-District.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396852/Newcomer-Jay-Cobb-trying-to-make-a-name-for-himself-in-Utahs-4th-Congressional-District.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396842/Love-would-take-apart-Congressional-Black-Caucus-if-elected-in-Utahs-4th-District.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396842/Love-would-take-apart-Congressional-Black-Caucus-if-elected-in-Utahs-4th-District.html Thu, 05 Jan 2012 11:51:20 MST Wimmer quits Legislature to raise money for congressional race http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396794/Wimmer-quits-Legislature-to-raise-money-for-congressional-race.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396794/Wimmer-quits-Legislature-to-raise-money-for-congressional-race.html Wed, 04 Jan 2012 22:18:46 MST Congressmen should live in district they represent, poll shows http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396404/Congressmen-should-live-in-district-they-represent-poll-shows.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396404/Congressmen-should-live-in-district-they-represent-poll-shows.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396386/Rep-Jim-Matheson-leads-all-comers-in-Utahs-new-4th-Congressional-District-poll-shows.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396386/Rep-Jim-Matheson-leads-all-comers-in-Utahs-new-4th-Congressional-District-poll-shows.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396286/Mia-Love-making-a-run-in-Utahs-new-4th-Congressional-District.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396286/Mia-Love-making-a-run-in-Utahs-new-4th-Congressional-District.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396009/Utah-lawmaker-resigning-due-to-fundraising-ban-during-legislative-session.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396009/Utah-lawmaker-resigning-due-to-fundraising-ban-during-legislative-session.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207805/A-year-has-changed-a-lot-of-Utahs-political-landscape.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207805/A-year-has-changed-a-lot-of-Utahs-political-landscape.html 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 Rep. Jim Matheson jumps to 4th Congressional District for re-election http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395872/Rep-Jim-Matheson-jumps-to-4th-Congressional-District-for-re-election.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395872/Rep-Jim-Matheson-jumps-to-4th-Congressional-District-for-re-election.html With several high-profile Republicans and now an incumbent Democrat, the race in Utah's new 4th Congressional District... Thu, 15 Dec 2011 17:35:50 MST