Peter Corroon http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Peter Corroon en-us Copyright 2016, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:01 MST Thu, 11 Feb 2016 06:54:35 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: A more political version of a Pioneer Day parade http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633268/A-more-political-version-of-a-Pioneer-Day-parade.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633268/A-more-political-version-of-a-Pioneer-Day-parade.html?pg=all The Days of ’47 Parade Committee likes to keep the parade as nonpolitical as possible. We understand the need for... Sun, 26 Jul 2015 00:00:00 MDT 4th District campaign already down and dirty as Doug Owens announces another run for Congress http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632977/4th-District-campaign-already-down-and-dirty-as-Doug-Owens-announces-another-run-for-Congress.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632977/4th-District-campaign-already-down-and-dirty-as-Doug-Owens-announces-another-run-for-Congress.html?pg=all It didn't take long for the campaigning to get down and dirty after Democrat Doug Owens announced Tuesday he is making... Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:42:27 MDT Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton coming to Utah for fundraiser http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632316/Presidential-hopeful-Hillary-Clinton-coming-to-Utah-for-fundraiser.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632316/Presidential-hopeful-Hillary-Clinton-coming-to-Utah-for-fundraiser.html?pg=all Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be in Utah next month for a private fundraiser. Fri, 10 Jul 2015 11:30:00 MDT 'No more red herrings' for Medicaid expansion in Utah? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631396/No-more-red-herrings-for-Medicaid-expansion-in-Utah.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631396/No-more-red-herrings-for-Medicaid-expansion-in-Utah.html?pg=all The U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday upholding a key element of President Barack Obama's signature health care law also... Thu, 25 Jun 2015 10:30:00 MDT Corroon, Dougall join effort pushing term limits for statewide offices http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630895/Corroon-Dougall-join-effort-pushing-term-limits-for-statewide-offices.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630895/Corroon-Dougall-join-effort-pushing-term-limits-for-statewide-offices.html?pg=all State Auditor John Dougall and former Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon have joined an effort pushing term limits for... Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:00:00 MDT Utah House Democrats call for lawmaker's resignation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630752/Utah-House-Democrats-call-for-lawmakers-resignation.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630752/Utah-House-Democrats-call-for-lawmakers-resignation.html?pg=all Utah's top Democrats are calling for Rep. Justin Miller, D-Salt Lake City, to step down amid accusations that he embezzled... Mon, 15 Jun 2015 16:28:34 MDT Utah Democrats adopt changes in compliance with SB54 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630684/Utah-Democrats-adopt-changes-in-compliance-with-SB54.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630684/Utah-Democrats-adopt-changes-in-compliance-with-SB54.html?pg=all Delegates of the Utah Democratic Party voted Saturday to adopt changes to county constitutions and bylaws, bringing the party... Sat, 13 Jun 2015 17:04:15 MDT Romney to host at least 6 GOP presidential hopefuls at annual Deer Valley summit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630494/Romney-to-host-at-least-6-GOP-presidential-hopefuls-at-annual-Deer-Valley-summit.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630494/Romney-to-host-at-least-6-GOP-presidential-hopefuls-at-annual-Deer-Valley-summit.html?pg=all At least six Republican contenders for the White House will be in Utah through Saturday to meet with a select group of former... Wed, 10 Jun 2015 17:40:00 MDT Utah Dems can't afford online presidential primary election http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627420/Utah-Dems-cant-afford-online-presidential-primary-election.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627420/Utah-Dems-cant-afford-online-presidential-primary-election.html?pg=all Utah Democrats can't afford to hold their own online presidential primary election next year, state Democratic Party Chairman... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:05:00 MDT Peter Corroon: Generalizations about liberals fail to define members of Democratic Party http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627311/Generalizations-about-liberals-fail-to-define-members-of-Democratic-Party.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627311/Generalizations-about-liberals-fail-to-define-members-of-Democratic-Party.html?pg=all Greg Bell's column about the problems of being a conservative are misleading and full of generalizations. Liberals... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:06:54 MDT Former Romney finance chairman courting a challenger to Sen. Mike Lee http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627252/Former-Romney-finance-chairman-courting-a-challenger-to-Sen-Mike-Lee.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627252/Former-Romney-finance-chairman-courting-a-challenger-to-Sen-Mike-Lee.html?pg=all The man responsible for raising nearly $1 billion for Mitt Romney's last presidential race is trying to talk a Provo business... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:01:08 MDT Poll: 'Undecided' tops Utah Republican pick for president http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627202/Poll-Undecided-tops-Utah-Republican-pick-for-president.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627202/Poll-Undecided-tops-Utah-Republican-pick-for-president.html?pg=all Now that Utah's favorite son Mitt Romney is no longer a candidate for president, "undecided" is the top choice of the state's... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:06:35 MDT Utah GOP leaders going forward with new requirements for candidates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627073/Utah-GOP-leaders-going-forward-with-new-requirements-for-candidates.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627073/Utah-GOP-leaders-going-forward-with-new-requirements-for-candidates.html?pg=all Utah GOP leaders agreed Wednesday to continue working on a plan to set new requirements for Republican candidates amid the... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:38:51 MDT Utah Rep. Mia Love raises $440K in first months in Congress http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626699/Utah-Rep-Mia-Love-raises-440K-in-first-months-in-Congress.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626699/Utah-Rep-Mia-Love-raises-440K-in-first-months-in-Congress.html?pg=all Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love raised more than $440,000 in her first three months in Congress, according to the newest batch... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:40:00 MDT Dabakis drops out of Salt Lake mayor's race after just 9 days http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626488/Dabakis-drops-out-of-Salt-Lake-mayors-race-after-just-9-days.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626488/Dabakis-drops-out-of-Salt-Lake-mayors-race-after-just-9-days.html?pg=all State Sen. Jim Dabakis announced Wednesday that he's withdrawing from the race for Salt Lake City mayor. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:10:16 MDT Gov. Norm Bangerter remembered http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626449/Gov-Norm-Bangerter-remembered.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626449/Gov-Norm-Bangerter-remembered.html?pg=all Gov. Gary Herbert: Gov. Bangerter was first and foremost a friend and a mentor to me. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:40:52 MDT Poll: Strong approval ratings for Gov. Gary Herbert, Sens. Mike Lee and Orrin Hatch http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626345/Poll-Strong-approval-ratings-for-Gov-Gary-Herbert-Sens-Mike-Lee-and-Orrin-Hatch.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626345/Poll-Strong-approval-ratings-for-Gov-Gary-Herbert-Sens-Mike-Lee-and-Orrin-Hatch.html?pg=all A new UtahPolicy.com poll shows Gov. Gary Herbert and other top elected Republican officials in Utah have strong approval... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:08:37 MDT Salt Lake County Democrats rally for upcoming issues, elections http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626225/Salt-Lake-County-Democrats-rally-for-upcoming-issues-elections.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626225/Salt-Lake-County-Democrats-rally-for-upcoming-issues-elections.html?pg=all Salt Lake County Democrats held their annual part convention Saturday, gearing up for the statewide convention on June 13. Sat, 11 Apr 2015 18:34:46 MDT No preliminary injunction for Utah GOP on SB54 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626197/No-preliminary-injunction-for-Utah-GOP-on-SB54.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626197/No-preliminary-injunction-for-Utah-GOP-on-SB54.html?pg=all The Utah Republican Party lost a bid in federal court Friday to put on hold a controversial law changing how political... Sat, 11 Apr 2015 08:36:55 MDT Obama about three hours behind schedule, still set to arrive in Utah on Thursday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625537/Obama-about-three-hours-behind-schedule-still-set-to-arrive-in-Utah-on-Thursday.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625537/Obama-about-three-hours-behind-schedule-still-set-to-arrive-in-Utah-on-Thursday.html?pg=all President Barack Obama is set to arrive at Hill Air Force Base late Thursday afternoon for a Friday event at the military... Thu, 02 Apr 2015 13:58:14 MDT Obama expected to stay overnight in Utah for HAFB visit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625465/Obama-expected-to-stay-overnight-in-Utah-for-HAFB-visit.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625465/Obama-expected-to-stay-overnight-in-Utah-for-HAFB-visit.html?pg=all President Barack Obama is expected to arrive in Utah on Thursday for a Friday event at Hill Air Force Base and travel via... Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:15:00 MDT President Obama to make first trip to Utah this week as president http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625326/President-Obama-to-make-first-trip-to-Utah-this-week-as-president.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625326/President-Obama-to-make-first-trip-to-Utah-this-week-as-president.html?pg=all President Barack Obama is scheduled to make his first trip to Utah this week as commander-in-chief. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:56:20 MDT Sen. Harry Reid's retirement recalls his influence on Utah Republicans, Democrats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625200/Sen-Harry-Reids-retirement-recalls-his-influence-on-Utah-Republicans-Democrats.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625200/Sen-Harry-Reids-retirement-recalls-his-influence-on-Utah-Republicans-Democrats.html?pg=all The first time Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, saw Congress up close was as a Boy Scout on a tour given by one of the leaders of his... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:12:37 MDT Deedee Corradini, Salt Lake's first and only woman mayor, has passed away http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623205/Deedee-Corradini-Salt-Lakes-first-and-only-woman-mayor-has-passed-away.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623205/Deedee-Corradini-Salt-Lakes-first-and-only-woman-mayor-has-passed-away.html?pg=all Deedee Corradini, Salt Lake’s first and only woman mayor, died Sunday. A non-smoker, Corradini had been undergoing... Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:59:17 MST My View: State correctional facilities make push to treat mental illness http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623170/State-correctional-facilities-make-push-to-treat-mental-illness.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623170/State-correctional-facilities-make-push-to-treat-mental-illness.html?pg=all This legislative session, our Utah Legislature is considering a bill (HB348) that would implement a new assessment process... Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:25:00 MST Clean air measure dies in Utah Senate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865622673/Clean-air-measure-dies-in-Utah-Senate.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865622673/Clean-air-measure-dies-in-Utah-Senate.html?pg=all The annual legislative effort by Democrats to get the state to overturn its own law on making stricter air quality rules died... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 21:25:30 MST Democratic lawmakers see religious freedom, nondiscrimination as separate issues http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620798/Democratic-lawmakers-see-religious-freedom-nondiscrimination-as-separate-issues.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620798/Democratic-lawmakers-see-religious-freedom-nondiscrimination-as-separate-issues.html?pg=all Democratic lawmakers aren't keen on the idea of folding anti-discrimination and religious freedom proposals into one bill. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:09:11 MST Former Congressman Jim Matheson honored at Democratic fundraiser http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620338/Former-Congressman-Jim-Matheson-honored-at-Democratic-fundraiser.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620338/Former-Congressman-Jim-Matheson-honored-at-Democratic-fundraiser.html?pg=all Former Congressman Jim Matheson, known for his ability to reach across aisles during his 14 years as a representative for the... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:10:00 MST New staff joins Salt Lake County mayor's administration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619771/New-staff-joins-Salt-Lake-County-mayors-administration.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619771/New-staff-joins-Salt-Lake-County-mayors-administration.html?pg=all Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams has announced new employees to fill vacancies created by retiring or departing members of... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:38:17 MST Utah came first for Rep. Jim Matheson, but what comes next? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618539/Utah-came-first-for-Rep-Jim-Matheson-but-what-comes-next.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618539/Utah-came-first-for-Rep-Jim-Matheson-but-what-comes-next.html?pg=all Democratic Rep. Jim Matheson served in Congress for 14 years but never forgot who sent him there and where he came from. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 17:20:23 MST Kimberly Barnett appointed associate deputy mayor of Salt Lake County http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617317/Kimberly-Barnett-appointed-associate-deputy-mayor-of-Salt-Lake-County.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617317/Kimberly-Barnett-appointed-associate-deputy-mayor-of-Salt-Lake-County.html?pg=all Kimberly Barnett, an adviser to two Salt Lake County mayors, has been appointed associate deputy mayor of Salt Lake County by... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:48:42 MST Gov. Gary Herbert: Count My Vote compromise constitutional, but GOP has right to sue http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617281/Gov-Gary-Herbert-Count-My-Vote-compromise-constitutional-but-GOP-has-right-to-sue.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617281/Gov-Gary-Herbert-Count-My-Vote-compromise-constitutional-but-GOP-has-right-to-sue.html?pg=all Gov. Gary Herbert believes a new law changing the nomination process for political candidates is constitutional but he... Mon, 08 Dec 2014 20:40:00 MST Bill nullifying Obama's immigration action reaffirms proper roles, Stewart says http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617044/Bill-nullifying-Obamas-immigration-action-reaffirms-proper-roles-Stewart-says.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617044/Bill-nullifying-Obamas-immigration-action-reaffirms-proper-roles-Stewart-says.html?pg=all The U.S. House on Thursday passed the Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act of 2014, legislation intended to... Thu, 04 Dec 2014 17:45:00 MST Utah GOP sues state over changes to candidate selection process http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616738/Utah-GOP-sues-state-over-changes-to-candidate-selection-process.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616738/Utah-GOP-sues-state-over-changes-to-candidate-selection-process.html?pg=all The Utah Republican Party asked a federal court Monday to strike down a law the Legislature passed earlier this year changing... Mon, 01 Dec 2014 12:10:00 MST Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Expressions of gratitude from politicos on Thanksgiving weekend http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616674/Expressions-of-gratitude-from-politicos-on-Thanksgiving-weekend.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616674/Expressions-of-gratitude-from-politicos-on-Thanksgiving-weekend.html?pg=all Using high-tech, top-secret techniques that are outrageously invasive and personally offensive (which means they are approved... Sun, 30 Nov 2014 00:00:00 MST GOP plans to sue over Count My Vote compromise http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616458/GOP-plans-to-sue-over-Count-My-Vote-compromise.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616458/GOP-plans-to-sue-over-Count-My-Vote-compromise.html?pg=all The Utah Republican Party plans to file a lawsuit against a compromise reached by lawmakers on an initiative to change the... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:10:00 MST In Rome and at Vatican, 'purity' of Salt Lake Madeleine Choir children's voices delight http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615720/In-Rome-and-at-Vatican-purity-of-Salt-Lake-Madeleine-Choir-childrens-voices-delight.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615720/In-Rome-and-at-Vatican-purity-of-Salt-Lake-Madeleine-Choir-childrens-voices-delight.html?pg=all Singing at Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican and a concert at the Gesù church in Rome this weekend was... Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:30:00 MST Democrats challenge Mia Love's statements in debate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613221/Democrats-challenge-Mia-Loves-statements-in-debate.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613221/Democrats-challenge-Mia-Loves-statements-in-debate.html?pg=all Utah Democrats challenged Republican Mia Love on some of her stands Wednesday, a day after her live televised debate with... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:40:00 MDT Calls for civility accompany same-sex marriage action http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612533/Calls-for-civility-accompany-same-sex-marriage-action.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612533/Calls-for-civility-accompany-same-sex-marriage-action.html?pg=all Utahns' reaction to today's U.S. Supreme Court decision not to hear the state's appeal of a lower-court ruling allowing... Mon, 06 Oct 2014 11:15:00 MDT Mike Lee proposes fixes for 'nasty set of problems' with tax code http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611599/Mike-Lee-proposes-fixes-for-nasty-set-of-problems-with-tax-code.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611599/Mike-Lee-proposes-fixes-for-nasty-set-of-problems-with-tax-code.html?pg=all U.S. Sens. Mike Lee and Marco Rubio proposed several changes to the tax code, including consolidating tax brackets,... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:23:42 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: How Utah politicos put their summer to good use http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609939/How-Utah-politicos-put-their-summer-to-good-use.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609939/How-Utah-politicos-put-their-summer-to-good-use.html?pg=all Too bad the president didn’t take his cue from Utah politicians — all of whom put their summers to highly... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:30:12 MDT Letter: Heartfelt immigration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609411/Letter-Heartfelt-immigration.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609411/Letter-Heartfelt-immigration.html?pg=all We either have a nation of laws, or we have a nation of chaos and anarchy. The present surge of illegals entering our... Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:00:00 MDT What do the charges and arrests say about Utah? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606983/What-do-the-charges-and-arrests-say-about-Utah.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606983/What-do-the-charges-and-arrests-say-about-Utah.html?pg=all Gov. Gary Herbert called the arrests Tuesday of former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow on public... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:40:00 MDT 2016 presidential hopefuls gathering for Romney Deer Valley retreat http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605084/2016-presidential-hopefuls-gathering-for-Romney-Deer-Valley-retreat.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605084/2016-presidential-hopefuls-gathering-for-Romney-Deer-Valley-retreat.html?pg=all Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Thursday kicked off his annual policy retreat that puts big-money donors... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:15:00 MDT Jay Evensen: Host a political convention in Utah? No thanks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604898/Host-a-political-convention-in-Utah-No-thanks.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604898/Host-a-political-convention-in-Utah-No-thanks.html?pg=all The question is what the local economy would have gotten out of a political convention, and the answer to that is not much. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT Salt Lake City won't bid for 2016 Democratic National Convention http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604805/Salt-Lake-City-wont-bid-for-2016-Democratic-National-Convention.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604805/Salt-Lake-City-wont-bid-for-2016-Democratic-National-Convention.html?pg=all Utah's capital city won't be competing to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016, despite an invitation to bid to be... Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:45:33 MDT Investigators search homes of former attorneys general John Swallow, Mark Shurtleff http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604374/Investigators-search-homes-of-former-attorneys-general-John-Swallow-Mark-Shurtleff.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604374/Investigators-search-homes-of-former-attorneys-general-John-Swallow-Mark-Shurtleff.html?pg=all Investigators served search warrants Monday at the homes of former Utah attorneys general John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 18:15:00 MDT Utah Democrats pick ex-S.L. County Mayor Peter Corroon as party chairman http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601885/Utah-Democrats-pick-ex-SL-County-Mayor-Peter-Corroon-as-party-chairman.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601885/Utah-Democrats-pick-ex-SL-County-Mayor-Peter-Corroon-as-party-chairman.html?pg=all Utah Democrats elected a familiar face to lead their party Saturday — former Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon. Sat, 26 Apr 2014 15:44:46 MDT GOP, Democrats holding state conventions Saturday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601655/GOP-Democrats-holding-state-conventions-Saturday.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601655/GOP-Democrats-holding-state-conventions-Saturday.html?pg=all Utah Republicans and Democrats are gathering Saturday for their annual conventions, but it's not the candidates competing for... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:45:00 MDT Will Utah Democrats' focus shift to 'bread-and-butter' issues? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600365/Will-Utah-Democrats-focus-shift-to-bread-and-butter-issues.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600365/Will-Utah-Democrats-focus-shift-to-bread-and-butter-issues.html?pg=all Already hard-hit by the decision of the state's only Democrat in Congress, Rep. Jim Matheson, not to seek re-election, the... Sun, 06 Apr 2014 11:45:26 MDT