Efforts to change the way Utah Republicans select their nominees were soundly defeated Saturday
A proposed change in the Utah County Republican platform on immigration pitched as a compromise between the current stand and the Utah Compact was rejected by delegates Saturday in a close vote. Read more »
Murray disaster renews questions about the lack of state oversight of canal and irrigation companies. Read more »
Representatives of health care, business and government, as well as community advocates, are beginning a hearty discussion on Medicaid expansion. Read more »
The Utah Legislature failed to get the required two-thirds majority vote to hold a special override session for HB76. Read more »
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is headed to Israel to discuss ongoing and future economic opportunities. Israel is one of Utah's regular trade partners, as indicated in legislation passed during the recent... Read more »
Utah Republicans on Saturday continued discussion about opening caucus meetings to include more of the state's registered voters. Read more »
A proposal in President Barack Obama's new federal budget for another round of military base closures starting in 2016 is being seen as a threat to Hill Air Force Base, Utah's largest employer. Read more »
When it comes to cybersecurity, University of Utah computing professor Matthew Might says it simply does not exist — yet. Read more »
Legislative leaders set an April 19 deadline for lawmakers to decide whether they want to try to override Gov. Gary Herbert's veto of the controversial "constitutional carry" gun bill. Read more »
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher spent a week in Utah in March 1996, marking a U.K. Utah Festival by attending everything from a tour of the downtown ZCMI to a performance by the... Read more »
The grandmother of the 5-month-old baby shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide attempt involving his father said Saturday the boy was "a sweetheart, all smiles and giggles." Read more »
Mormon Democrats announced a new national organization Thursday with chapters in eight states joining the Utah State Democratic Party's year-old LDS Dems Caucus. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert signed all of the remaining bills awaiting his action from the 2013 Legislature on Wednesday, dimming the likelihood that lawmakers will decide to override his veto of a... Read more »
State Democratic Party Chairman Jim Dabakis announced Wednesday he's running again for his party's top spot, but his counterpart at the GOP, Thomas Wright, is not seeking re-election. Read more »
Natalie Gochnour, who worked for three Utah governors and in President George W. Bush's administration, has been named an associate dean of the University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business. Read more »
Members of Utah's congressional delegation aren't mustering much enthusiasm for the effort under way by a group of eight senators to come up with a bipartisan deal on immigration reform. Read more »
Even supporters of the controversial "constitutional carry" gun bill vetoed by Gov. Gary Herbert admit it's going to be difficult to find enough votes for an override. Read more »
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert has named Rollin E. Cook as the new executive director of the Department of Corrections. Cook is a retired chief deputy from the Salt Lake County... Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill Thursday banning smoking in vehicles with child passengers just hours after suggesting he was considering vetoing it along with another bill changing how public... Read more »
A coalition of at least two dozen groups has launched an aggressive campaign to urge Utah Gov. Gary Herbert to refrain from signing a controversial water sharing agreement with Nevada until the... Read more »
Even as the U.S. Supreme Court opened debate around marriage laws Tuesday, two different opinions converged in Utah's Capitol rotunda. Read more »
Support for traditional marriage appears to be staying strong among Utah politicians even as national views on allowing same-sex couples to wed are changing. Read more »
Municipal candidates in Utah will have a smaller window in order to get their names on the ballot, thanks to a new piece of legislation that goes into effect this spring. Read more »
Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney appears to be stepping up his post-election involvement in Republican Party politics by hosting a Deer Valley retreat this summer that will bring together... Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed HB76 on Friday, the controversial “constitutional carry” bill that would allow a concealed firearm to be carried without a permit. Read more »
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