Becky Lockhart

E-Verify immigration bill dies, then rises again in Utah Legislature

Utah House members shot down Rep. Stephen Sandstrom's attempt to run a bill that would impose sanctions on employers who fail to use E-Verify to determine potential... Read more »

Feb. 8, 2012


Who's the boss? Utah Legislature, Salt Lake City battling over local issues

A battle is brewing between Salt Lake City and the Utah Legislature on a variety of fronts from billboards to golf courses. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2012


Utah Legislature: An open and shut case?

An advocate for open government, Rep. Kraig Powell, R-Heber City, is sponsoring two bills aimed at that goal, one serious and the other to make a point. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012


The Legislature is at work, and it's an election year

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 a gray, cold, winter day, and when you... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2012


Repeal of guest worker bill introduced; would strip police certification of chiefs who don't enforce immigration laws

A bill that backers describe as a "compassionate family-oriented pilot program" has been proposed as a replacement to a controversial guest worker bill that the Utah... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2012


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