GOP caucus GOP caucus en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:00:01 MDT Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:08:24 MDT Newspapers Special counsel set to report findings in John Swallow elections violations probe The lieutenant governor's office is expected to announce as early as Thursday results of an investigation into whether Utah... Wed, 20 Nov 2013 19:23:37 MST Senate chooses not to vote on Gov. Herbert's judicial nominee Both Republicans and Democrats in the state Senate declined to bring Gov. Gary Herbert's pick for a 2nd District judgeship to... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:21:25 MDT White House open to short-term hike in debt limit Senate Democrats are drafting legislation to raise the nation's debt limit without the type of unrelated conditions that... Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:25:20 MDT Gov't shutdown enters 2nd week, no end in sight The government shutdown entered its second week with no end in sight and ominous signs that the United States was closer to... Mon, 07 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT House GOP considers options on possible shutdown Pressure is building on fractious House Republicans over legislation to prevent a partial government shutdown, as the... Thu, 26 Sep 2013 10:45:55 MDT My View: The caucus system is a balanced approach to representation I am part of a precinct. I was lucky enough to make it to my caucus meeting that night, but that's not always the case. As a... Tue, 24 Sep 2013 00:00:00 MDT Should Utah primary election date be moved? Utah lawmakers are looking at moving the state's June primary election to as late as September to give Republicans more time... Sun, 21 Jul 2013 23:38:24 MDT Letter: Utah's caucus system is not archaic Fri, 05 Jul 2013 09:38:46 MDT Alliance for a Better Utah latest to call for A.G. John Swallow to resign The left-leaning Alliance for a Better Utah is the latest group to call for Attorney General John Swallow to step down. Thu, 06 Jun 2013 18:21:39 MDT My view: Utah's caucus system best way for grassroots process to win over big money For a period spanning two years, I had the best floor attendance record for floor votes in the entire Utah Legislature. I... Wed, 05 Jun 2013 15:18:20 MDT GOP lawmaker: Impeachment only way to absolve or remove Swallow A freshman Republican lawmaker made an audacious move Friday in candidly blogging about possible impeachment proceedings... Fri, 31 May 2013 18:18:07 MDT Letters: Caucuses do represent I must take exception with Tara McKee, who wrote that the vast majority of delegates to the Republican convention, many who... Tue, 28 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: Let organizations decide Rich McKeown, spokesman for Count My Vote (CMV) said, "We just think we can do better" (GOP delegates reject changes to... Fri, 24 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: Caucus fails to represent It was upsetting to see so many of my fellow delegates at the Republican convention vote to keep the status quo. The caucus... Thu, 23 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT New poll shows GOP caucus attendees support changes to nomination system More than three-quarters of the Republicans who attended their party's caucus meetings last year support a controversial... Thu, 16 May 2013 19:15:00 MDT Letters: Caucuses and money Sun, 12 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: Open primary woes Sun, 12 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT GOP's Rand Paul raises profile with eye on 2016 Sen. Rand Paul says he's only "considering" running for president. But he's actually doing much more than mulling it over. Fri, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT State GOP convention to consider changes to caucus system Delegates to next month's state GOP convention will consider proposals intended to ward off a threatened initiative petition... Thu, 18 Apr 2013 19:22:22 MDT Utah GOP making progress in quest for open caucus meetings Utah Republicans on Saturday continued discussion about opening caucus meetings to include more of the state's registered... Sun, 14 Apr 2013 00:05:06 MDT Legislative leaders agree on spending list Legislative leaders agreed Friday on how to spend most the $264 million in new revenue growth forecast for the budget year... Fri, 08 Mar 2013 20:24:19 MST Lawmakers getting 'reality check' on budget A legislative budget chairman offered what he called a "reality check" Thursday on finalizing the upcoming state budget,... Thu, 28 Feb 2013 19:30:00 MST Makeup of board to oversee prison relocation a topic of controversy The makeup of a board that would oversee relocation of the Utah State Prison and redevelopment of the land where it now sits... Thu, 21 Feb 2013 16:55:00 MST Lawmakers warn new tax collection numbers may be misleading New revenue numbers released Tuesday suggest the state may be doing better economically than expected, but legislative... Tue, 19 Feb 2013 16:10:00 MST In our opinion: Congress must find courage to deal with federal budget issues The economy surprisingly shrank in the last quarter of 2012, with the gross domestic product falling by 0.1 percent. Many... Sat, 02 Feb 2013 00:00:00 MST Lawmakers fast-tracking bill to set higher daily salary Currently, lawmakers are paid $117 each day they are in session or attending interim and other official meetings, plus $95... Tue, 29 Jan 2013 18:10:00 MST Swallow has no plans to resign even as rumors circulate about his replacement Embattled Utah Attorney General John Swallow has no intention of resigning his office, his spokesman said Friday, even as... Fri, 18 Jan 2013 19:40:00 MST Deal will prevent spike in milk prices White House and congressional bargainers have agreed to prevent milk price increases as part of their compromise to avert the... Mon, 31 Dec 2012 22:01:01 MST Letter: GOP's stubborn message shows lack of negotiation from many Mon, 31 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Deal reached for stopping spike in milk prices The top leaders in both parties on the House and Senate Agriculture committees have agreed to a one-year extension of the... Mon, 31 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Progress seen in last-minute 'fiscal cliff' talks (+video) Working against a midnight deadline, negotiators for the White House and congressional Republicans narrowed their differences... Mon, 31 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Awards to the best and worst of politicians in 2012 Believe it or not, the big 2012 political year has come to a close. As our final act of columny in 2012, we hand out year-end... Sun, 30 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Legislative leaders skip over request for school safety audit Legislative leaders Wednesday passed on advancing a lawmaker's request for an audit report on the best methods schools around... Wed, 19 Dec 2012 19:30:00 MST Fiscal cliff talks hit a lull with Boehner's 'Plan B,' which would extend Bush-era tax cuts The White House and leading congressional Democrats immediately rejected Boehner's "Plan B," which would extend... Tue, 18 Dec 2012 20:44:52 MST Negotiations continue on fiscal cliff as House Speaker John Boehner readies backup plan House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he is readying a backup bill aimed at averting the "fiscal cliff" because... Tue, 18 Dec 2012 12:46:22 MST Utah lawmakers ready to look at ways to prevent another school tragedy Not enough is being done to keep the nation's children safe, several Utah legislators and congressmen said Monday, agreeing... Mon, 17 Dec 2012 20:45:00 MST Movement seen in 'fiscal cliff' talks as John Boehner, President Obama meet President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner met at the White House on Monday in hopes of continuing to make... Mon, 17 Dec 2012 12:29:04 MST AP source: GOP's Boehner offers millionaire tax hike, Obama has not accepted Signaling new movement in "fiscal cliff" talks, House Speaker John Boehner has proposed raising the top rate for earners... Sun, 16 Dec 2012 17:19:55 MST Boehner offers millionaire tax hike Signaling new movement in "fiscal cliff' talks, House Speaker John Boehner has proposed raising the top rate for earners... Sat, 15 Dec 2012 20:30:21 MST House Speaker John Boehner: a dealmaker and a survivor in tight spot It's been just a month on the calendar but seemingly a lifetime in politics since House Speaker John Boehner got a pricey... Sat, 15 Dec 2012 14:40:46 MST No budging as fiscal cliff talks appear stalled Republicans aren't budging on tax rates, and Democrats are resisting steps like raising the eligibility age for Medicare.... Wed, 12 Dec 2012 15:35:30 MST House Speaker John Boehner: 'Serious differences' remain in talks (+video) House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that "serious differences" remain between him and President Barack Obama in... Wed, 12 Dec 2012 10:55:51 MST Surrogates, including Utah's Jason Chaffetz, play high-stakes game of political football As a placekicker for the Brigham Young University football team, Jason Chaffetz loved nothing better than lining up in an... Wed, 05 Sep 2012 19:06:34 MDT Failed GOP guv hopeful says state party should have rejected $100K contribution SALT LAKE CITY — A $100,000 contribution from the Republican Governors Association toward the Utah GOP's effort to... Sat, 26 May 2012 21:00:44 MDT