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Utah GOP House caucus gets emotional over response to deadly shooting

Utah House Republicans had what was described as an emotional private discussion Tuesday about how lawmakers should respond to last week's deadly school shootings in... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2012

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Politicians share appreciation this Thanksgiving weekend

Some politicians have much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving weekend. Others not so much. Using FBI-style email investigative techniques, perfected in the Petraeus... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2012

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Romney's Utah supporters upset with how he's being treated by GOP

The post-election criticism by Republicans of their presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, has been hard on his many Utah supporters, especially state GOP Chairman... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2012

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Raising the food tax to 4.75 percent is the wrong solution

In a Deseret News report last week on how the state might fund growing needs with limited money, Utah House Speaker Becky Lockhart noted that "We're not a tax increase... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2012

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Advocates for poor wary of restoring food tax

Raising the sales tax on food surfaces in the Legislature every few years. The proposal this year has a twist that sets it apart from ones in the past: A tax credit... Read more »

Nov. 17, 2012

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Utah legislative leaders put redistricting documents online

After more than a year of partisan squabbling, legislative leaders Friday placed thousands of documents related to Utah's controversial redistricting process online. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2012

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