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


Legislative audit: DABC needs internal audit division

The Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control needs an internal audit division that reports directly to its director and the DABC Commission, according to a... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2012


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