Becky Lockhart http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Becky Lockhart en-us Copyright 2016, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 07 Feb 2016 00:00:01 MST Sun, 07 Feb 2016 22:06:41 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Letter: Constitutionally elected http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633347/Constitutionally-elected.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633347/Constitutionally-elected.html?pg=all Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 MDT Senate approves appointing Stan Lockhart to State School Board http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632673/Senate-approves-appointing-Stan-Lockhart-to-State-School-Board.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632673/Senate-approves-appointing-Stan-Lockhart-to-State-School-Board.html?pg=all Utah senators gave final approval Wednesday to appointing Stan Lockhart to fill a vacancy on the Utah State Board of Education. Wed, 15 Jul 2015 17:23:39 MDT Mitt Romney tells UVU grads to 'live a large life' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627689/Mitt-Romney-tells-UVU-grads-to-live-a-large-life.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627689/Mitt-Romney-tells-UVU-grads-to-live-a-large-life.html?pg=all As thousands of students reached a new summit in their educational careers, Utah Valley University is continuing its upward... Fri, 01 May 2015 20:03:36 MDT League of Women Voters honors Lockhart, Granite Technical Institute http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627493/League-of-Women-Voters-honors-Lockhart-Granite-Technical-Institute.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627493/League-of-Women-Voters-honors-Lockhart-Granite-Technical-Institute.html?pg=all The late House Speaker Becky Lockhart and Granite Technical Institute were honored Tuesday by the League of Women Voters of... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:33:25 MDT Utah lawmakers won't override governor vetoes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626700/Utah-lawmakers-wont-override-governor-vetoes.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626700/Utah-lawmakers-wont-override-governor-vetoes.html?pg=all State lawmakers have decided not to override any of the five bills Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed after the 2015 legislative session. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:51:47 MDT Governor vetoes bill naming highway after former House Speaker Becky Lockhart http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625536/Governor-vetoes-bill-naming-highway-after-former-House-Speaker-Becky-Lockhart.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625536/Governor-vetoes-bill-naming-highway-after-former-House-Speaker-Becky-Lockhart.html?pg=all Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed five bills Wednesday, including one that would have designated a segment of I-15 in honor of late... Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:41:21 MDT Dan Liljenquist: Revisiting my predictions of Legislature's 'March Madness' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865624521/Revisiting-my-predictions-of-Legislatures-March-Madness.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865624521/Revisiting-my-predictions-of-Legislatures-March-Madness.html?pg=all The NCAA Tournament begins today, but for political junkies, the real March Madness ended Thursday when the Utah Legislature... Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 MDT House approves bill naming portion of I-15 after late speaker, Becky Lockhart http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623783/House-approves-bill-naming-portion-of-I-15-after-late-speaker-Becky-Lockhart.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623783/House-approves-bill-naming-portion-of-I-15-after-late-speaker-Becky-Lockhart.html?pg=all A bill naming a portion of I-15 for the late House speaker, Becky Lockhart, was approved unanimously Monday by the House. Mon, 09 Mar 2015 20:53:12 MDT House committee approves proposal to name highway section after Becky Lockhart http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623445/House-committee-approves-proposal-to-name-highway-section-after-Becky-Lockhart.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623445/House-committee-approves-proposal-to-name-highway-section-after-Becky-Lockhart.html?pg=all A House panel endorsed a proposal Wednesday that would name a section of I-15 after late Speaker Becky Lockhart. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:44:27 MST Becky Lockhart remembered on Rare Disease Day at Capitol http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623087/Becky-Lockhart-remembered-on-Rare-Disease-Day-at-Capitol.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623087/Becky-Lockhart-remembered-on-Rare-Disease-Day-at-Capitol.html?pg=all In a speech commemorating Utah’s second annual Rare Disease Day, Rep. Curt Bramble, R-Provo, again mourned the recent... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:26:43 MST Senate passes bill to give terminally ill patients 'right to try' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865622962/Senate-passes-bill-to-give-terminally-ill-patients-right-to-try.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865622962/Senate-passes-bill-to-give-terminally-ill-patients-right-to-try.html?pg=all Late Utah House Speaker Becky Lockhart's name came up Thursday during a Senate debate on the "right to try" bill. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:05:11 MST Statewide school technology bill passes first legislative hurdle http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865622864/Statewide-school-technology-bill-passes-first-legislative-hurdle.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865622864/Statewide-school-technology-bill-passes-first-legislative-hurdle.html?pg=all SB222, which would appropriate $75 million to implement one-to-one student technology programs in schools statewide, was... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:28:37 MST Dan Liljenquist: Utah could benefit from adding Office of Inspector General http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865621720/Utah-could-benefit-from-adding-Office-of-Inspector-General.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865621720/Utah-could-benefit-from-adding-Office-of-Inspector-General.html?pg=all State legislators are considering an Office of Inspector General, with its primary responsibility to investigate instances of... Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:13:43 MST Natalie Gochnour: A bright future for Utah women http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865621311/A-bright-future-for-Utah-women.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865621311/A-bright-future-for-Utah-women.html?pg=all I see a bright future for Utah women — a dominant faith tradition that recognizes women have much to offer in all... Fri, 06 Feb 2015 09:40:00 MST Mitt Romney to speak at UVU commencement in April http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765667679/Mitt-Romney-to-speak-at-UVU-commencement-in-April.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765667679/Mitt-Romney-to-speak-at-UVU-commencement-in-April.html?pg=all Utah Valley University announced Tuesday that former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney would be coming to campus... Tue, 03 Feb 2015 14:07:00 MST Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Politics are heating up in Utah and Washington http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620765/Politics-are-heating-up-in-Utah-and-Washington.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620765/Politics-are-heating-up-in-Utah-and-Washington.html?pg=all The Utah Legislature begins its 45-day session tomorrow. Will this session have an overriding theme? And anything in... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:10:00 MST Dan Liljenquist: Predictions for the 2015 legislative session http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620642/Predictions-for-the-2015-legislative-session.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620642/Predictions-for-the-2015-legislative-session.html?pg=all Here are my predictions for the Utah 2015 legislative session. Keep in mind that I think this is what will happen, not... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST Governor calls for investment in Utah's next 'greatest generation' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620623/Governor-calls-for-investment-in-Utahs-next-greatest-generation.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620623/Governor-calls-for-investment-in-Utahs-next-greatest-generation.html?pg=all Gov. Gary Herbert urged investment in what he called Utah's next "greatest generation" in his State of the State speech... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:00:00 MST New House Speaker Greg Hughes urges legislators to engage in 'big, hard fights' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620404/New-House-Speaker-Greg-Hughes-urges-legislators-to-engage-in-big-hard-fights.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620404/New-House-Speaker-Greg-Hughes-urges-legislators-to-engage-in-big-hard-fights.html?pg=all New House Speaker Greg Hughes urged lawmakers on the opening day of the Utah Legislature to engage in the "big, hard fights"... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:59:28 MST Are you willing to pay more for your child's education? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620303/Are-you-willing-to-pay-more-for-your-childs-education.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620303/Are-you-willing-to-pay-more-for-your-childs-education.html?pg=all Public education leaders are closely watching a lengthy list of bills slotted for the legislative session beginning Monday,... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 01:15:00 MST Funeral held for former House Speaker Rebecca Lockhart http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620271/Funeral-held-for-former-House-Speaker-Rebecca-Lockhart.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620271/Funeral-held-for-former-House-Speaker-Rebecca-Lockhart.html?pg=all Former House Speaker Rebecca Lockhart's funeral was held Friday at an LDS Church stake center. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:52:52 MST In our opinion: Becky Lockhart's tributes are personal as much as political http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620240/Becky-Lockharts-tributes-are-personal-as-much-as-political.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620240/Becky-Lockharts-tributes-are-personal-as-much-as-political.html?pg=all From the U.S. Senate to the Utah State Capitol, tributes honoring the late House Speaker Becky Lockhart have flowed freely in... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:18:41 MST Former Utah Speaker of the House Becky Lockhart dies from rare brain disease http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619852/Former-Utah-Speaker-of-the-House-Becky-Lockhart-dies-from-rare-brain-disease.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619852/Former-Utah-Speaker-of-the-House-Becky-Lockhart-dies-from-rare-brain-disease.html?pg=all Former Utah House Speaker Rebecca Lockhart passed away in her home Saturday from an unrecoverable and extremely rare... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:13:13 MST Becky Lockhart remembered in Capitol memorial service http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620133/Becky-Lockhart-remembered-in-Capitol-memorial-service.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620133/Becky-Lockhart-remembered-in-Capitol-memorial-service.html?pg=all Becky Lockhart, the first woman to serve as Utah House speaker, was honored Thursday as a role model, a wife and mother, and... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:10:00 MST Dan Liljenquist: Gratitude for Lockhart's well-lived life and service http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620041/Gratitude-for-Lockharts-well-lived-life-and-service.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620041/Gratitude-for-Lockharts-well-lived-life-and-service.html?pg=all Those of us who knew former Speaker of the House Becky Lockhart appreciated her quick wit, enjoyed her ready laugh and... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:39:17 MST Richard Davis: Will 2015 Legislature listen to the voters for a change? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620035/Will-2015-Legislature-listen-to-the-voters-for-a-change.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620035/Will-2015-Legislature-listen-to-the-voters-for-a-change.html?pg=all The Utah State Legislature convenes next Monday. Will the legislators sworn in that day be as responsive to the... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:32:38 MST 'Carry on': Friends reflect on Becky Lockhart's commitment to family, faith and work http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619917/Carry-on-Friends-reflect-on-Becky-Lockharts-commitment-to-family-faith-and-work.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619917/Carry-on-Friends-reflect-on-Becky-Lockharts-commitment-to-family-faith-and-work.html?pg=all Rebecca Lockhart was remembered by friends and colleagues as a loving wife and mother, a woman of faith, and an advocate for... Sun, 18 Jan 2015 20:00:00 MST Utah leaders react to death of former House Speaker Becky Lockhart http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619862/Utah-leaders-react-to-death-of-former-House-Speaker-Becky-Lockhart.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619862/Utah-leaders-react-to-death-of-former-House-Speaker-Becky-Lockhart.html?pg=all Utah leaders react to the death of former House Speaker Becky Lockhart. Sat, 17 Jan 2015 20:15:00 MST Disease that killed Becky Lockhart described as 'Alzheimer's on steroids' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619865/Disease-that-killed-Becky-Lockhart-described-as-Alzheimers-on-steroids.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619865/Disease-that-killed-Becky-Lockhart-described-as-Alzheimers-on-steroids.html?pg=all Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, CJD, struck former Utah House Speaker Becky Lockhart in November. The rare and fatal brain... Sat, 17 Jan 2015 20:15:00 MST Can state leaders, Herbert compromise on Medicaid before session? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619593/Can-state-leaders-Herbert-compromise-on-Medicaid-before-session.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619593/Can-state-leaders-Herbert-compromise-on-Medicaid-before-session.html?pg=all Legislative leaders and Gov. Gary Herbert are still split over his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion, but... Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:02:41 MST Tax increases on the table for upcoming legislative session http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619468/Tax-increases-on-the-table-for-upcoming-legislative-session.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619468/Tax-increases-on-the-table-for-upcoming-legislative-session.html?pg=all Tax increases are on the table for the 2015 Legislature, participants in the Utah Taxpayers Association's annual... Mon, 12 Jan 2015 19:05:00 MST Utah leaders express concern over former Utah House Speaker Becky Lockhart's 'critical illness' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619135/Utah-leaders-express-concern-over-former-Utah-House-Speaker-Becky-Lockharts-critical-illness.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619135/Utah-leaders-express-concern-over-former-Utah-House-Speaker-Becky-Lockharts-critical-illness.html?pg=all Utah political leaders expressed concern Wednesday over former Utah House Speaker Rebecca Lockhart's health. A family... Wed, 07 Jan 2015 19:30:00 MST Former House Speaker Becky Lockhart facing critical illness, family says http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619076/Former-House-Speaker-Becky-Lockhart-facing-critical-illness-family-says.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619076/Former-House-Speaker-Becky-Lockhart-facing-critical-illness-family-says.html?pg=all Family of Becky Lockhart confirmed Tuesday that the now former house speaker is critically ill. Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00:25:00 MST Herbert proposes $14.3B budget with $500M in new money for education http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617459/Herbert-proposes-143B-budget-with-500M-in-new-money-for-education.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617459/Herbert-proposes-143B-budget-with-500M-in-new-money-for-education.html?pg=all Gov. Gary Herbert proposed a new $14.3 billion state budget Thursday that provides $500 million in new money for public and... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:32:11 MST Greg Hartley named chief of staff for Utah House of Representatives http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617406/Greg-Hartley-named-chief-of-staff-for-Utah-House-of-Representatives.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617406/Greg-Hartley-named-chief-of-staff-for-Utah-House-of-Representatives.html?pg=all Utah House Speaker-elect Greg Hughes has named political veteran Greg Hartley to serve as the chief of staff for the House of... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:04:28 MST Commission will pursue outside counsel for public lands fight http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617327/Commission-will-pursue-outside-counsel-for-public-lands-fight.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617327/Commission-will-pursue-outside-counsel-for-public-lands-fight.html?pg=all The Commission for the Stewardship of Public Lands has approval to seek outside legal advice over the state's efforts to gain... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:25:07 MST In search of a bridge between STEM education and employment http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617168/In-search-of-a-bridge-between-STEM-education-and-employment.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617168/In-search-of-a-bridge-between-STEM-education-and-employment.html?pg=all Businesses and educators are looking for ways to bridge the gap between science-related job openings and a shortage of... Sun, 07 Dec 2014 00:41:13 MST Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Expressions of gratitude from politicos on Thanksgiving weekend http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616674/Expressions-of-gratitude-from-politicos-on-Thanksgiving-weekend.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616674/Expressions-of-gratitude-from-politicos-on-Thanksgiving-weekend.html?pg=all Using high-tech, top-secret techniques that are outrageously invasive and personally offensive (which means they are approved... Sun, 30 Nov 2014 00:00:00 MST Retiring House speaker wants place at table for lawmakers on testing range expansion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615941/Retiring-House-speaker-wants-place-at-table-for-lawmakers-on-testing-range-expansion.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615941/Retiring-House-speaker-wants-place-at-table-for-lawmakers-on-testing-range-expansion.html?pg=all Retiring House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, said Wednesday lawmakers need to be involved in the negotiations to expand... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:47:44 MST Gov. Gary Herbert says Utahns will reject outside group's attack on Healthy Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615454/Gov-Gary-Herbert-says-Utahns-will-reject-outside-groups-attack-on-Healthy-Utah.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615454/Gov-Gary-Herbert-says-Utahns-will-reject-outside-groups-attack-on-Healthy-Utah.html?pg=all Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday Utahns won't be swayed by a Florida-based group's attempt to stop his proposed Healthy Utah... Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:20:00 MST In our opinion: Technology in today's schools — Getting an early start is crucial, and costly http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613592/Technology-in-todays-schools-2-Getting-an-early-start-is-crucial-and-costly.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613592/Technology-in-todays-schools-2-Getting-an-early-start-is-crucial-and-costly.html?pg=all Early education in computers and computer programming in some European schools is starting to pay dividends. Utah needs to... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Percolating issues that could bubble into state politics http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612947/Percolating-issues-that-could-bubble-into-state-politics.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612947/Percolating-issues-that-could-bubble-into-state-politics.html?pg=all This is a fun time of year with the big four sports — baseball, football, basketball and politics — all underway... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT Gov. Gary Herbert's campaign fundraiser sells out, another planned http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612956/Gov-Gary-Herberts-campaign-fundraiser-sells-out-another-planned.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612956/Gov-Gary-Herberts-campaign-fundraiser-sells-out-another-planned.html?pg=all Gov. Gary Herbert's sold-out annual campaign fundraising gala Saturday night was so popular this year, he's planning on... Sat, 11 Oct 2014 22:58:44 MDT Western state leaders convene in Salt Lake City, urge control of federal lands http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612789/Western-state-leaders-convene-in-Salt-Lake-City-urge-control-of-federal-lands.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612789/Western-state-leaders-convene-in-Salt-Lake-City-urge-control-of-federal-lands.html?pg=all Representative from 14 states — including South Carolina — met in Salt Lake City this week and unanimously... Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:40:00 MDT State School Board names 4 candidates for superintendent position http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612538/State-School-Board-names-4-candidates-for-superintendent-position.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612538/State-School-Board-names-4-candidates-for-superintendent-position.html?pg=all The Utah State Board of Education announced Monday the names of four people being considered to fill the position of state... Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:57:55 MDT Commission to highlight women in Utah economy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612042/Commission-to-highlight-women-in-Utah-economy.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612042/Commission-to-highlight-women-in-Utah-economy.html?pg=all Created during the 2014 Legislature and headed by House Minority Leader Jennifer Seelig and Speaker Becky Lockhart, the Women... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:55:00 MDT Plan for learning device in hands of each Utah student could cost $451M http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611577/Plan-for-learning-device-in-hands-of-each-Utah-student-could-cost-451M.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611577/Plan-for-learning-device-in-hands-of-each-Utah-student-could-cost-451M.html?pg=all It could cost as much as $451 million to put a personal computer in the hands of every Utah public school student and... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:55:00 MDT Interior secretary promised no surprise new monuments in Utah, Herbert says http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611126/Interior-secretary-promised-no-surprise-new-monuments-in-Utah-Herbert-says.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611126/Interior-secretary-promised-no-surprise-new-monuments-in-Utah-Herbert-says.html?pg=all Gov. Gary Herbert said Wednesday that U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell promised Utah won't be surprised... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:35:00 MDT Gov. Herbert reports $166 million budget surplus http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611106/Gov-Herbert-reports-166-million-budget-surplus.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611106/Gov-Herbert-reports-166-million-budget-surplus.html?pg=all The state announced a $166 million budget surplus Tuesday, thanks to both savings and growth. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:45:00 MDT Slight majority of Utahns oppose House speaker being named school superintendent http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610537/Slight-majority-of-Utahns-oppose-House-speaker-being-named-school-superintendent.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610537/Slight-majority-of-Utahns-oppose-House-speaker-being-named-school-superintendent.html?pg=all A slight majority of Utahns oppose House Speaker Becky Lockhart being chosen as the new state superintendent of public... Mon, 08 Sep 2014 18:35:00 MDT