Becky Lockhart

Plans to overhaul liquor agency gaining speed, legislative leaders say

After suffering a major hangover, Utah's beleaguered Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control appears to be in for a major overhaul. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2011


New Herbert budget funds schools, pay raises, other needs without tax increase or Rainy Day funds

Education was a top priority in Gov. Gary Herbert's proposed budget, which he unveiled Monday. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2011


State expects $280 million revenue growth next budget year

New estimates released Monday by Gov. Gary Herbert anticipate a $280 million increase in state revenues in the 2013 budget year but officials caution that much of that... Read more »

Nov. 28, 2011


Politicians express gratitude during Thanksgiving week

Politicos posing as journalists are currently out of fashion in Utah. Thus, your columnists will be upfront about what we are — snoops. In our nosiness, we... Read more »

Nov. 27, 2011


Clark running for Congress, expected to resign from Legislature

Former House Speaker Dave Clark, R-Santa Clara, is running for Congress and will resign his legislative seat at the end of the year, Washington County GOP Chairman... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2011


GOP legislators headed to Washington to meet with Utah delegation

A group of five GOP state House leaders and members are heading to Washington, D.C., this week to lobby Utah's congressional delegation on a list of issues. Read more »

Oct. 31, 2011


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