Becky Lockhart Becky Lockhart en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 29 Nov 2015 00:00:01 MST Sun, 29 Nov 2015 01:04:11 MST Newspapers Letter: Constitutionally elected Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 MDT Senate approves appointing Stan Lockhart to State School Board 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' 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 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 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 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' 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 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 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 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' 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 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 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 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 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 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 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' 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' 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? 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 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 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 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 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 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? 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 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 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' 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? 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 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' 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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