Becky Lockhart

ALEC meeting sparks support from governor, protests

The annual meeting of the controversial American Legislative Exchange Council started Wednesday with a speech by Gov. Gary Herbert lauding the organization's goals and... Read more »

July 25, 2012


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 as lawmakers choosing to retire or seek... Read more »

July 7, 2012


Fire and stupidity — close cousins in Utah

Gov. Gary Herbert got so worked up over the many fires raging in Utah last week that he dropped the S-word. Read more »

July 3, 2012


Herbert, legislative leaders agree state can ban target shooting to prevent fires

The state forester has the power to ban target shooting in unincorporated areas of the state where fire danger is high and will work with local authorities to start... Read more »

July 2, 2012


Longtime state auditor Auston Johnson facing primary challenge from Rep. John Dougall

State Auditor Auston Johnson faces his first primary challenger, Rep. John Dougall, R-American Fork, for an office that usually doesn’t attract much attention. Read more »

June 22, 2012


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