Peter Corroon 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 Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: A more political version of a Pioneer Day parade 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 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 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? 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 A new 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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? 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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? 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 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 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 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 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 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 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? 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