Jun 14, 2019 5:28 pm MDTUtah Governor Gary Herbert kicks off European trade mission with visit to Swiss rail company Stops on the trade mission include the International Paris Air Show that opens Monday. The largest air show in the world is a showcase for aerospace and defense technology. Eight Utah aerospace companies are expected to attend.
Lisa Riley Roche
Lisa Riley Roche covers politics for the Deseret News/KSL news division, producing content for the newspaper, the TV and radio stations, and both deseretnews.com and ksl.com. She has been a reporter for more than 25 years, including more than 20 years at the Deseret News. Her assignments have included serving as the lead reporter on the 2002 Winter Olympics and covering Mitt Romney's 2008 presidential bid in Iowa and other states. Roche was born and raised in Las Vegas and graduated from the University of Nevada Las Vegas with a degree in communications studies. She has taught a course in reporting at the University of Utah and has won numerous awards for her work, including a 2011 USC Annenberg Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism special commendation for investigative reporting with KSL-TV's John Daley.
Jun 13, 2019 8:33 pm MDTState's 'hands tied' on PAC connected to Utah governor's former campaign manager, Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox says Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox said Thursday he looked at shutting down a political action committee tied to Gov. Gary Herbert's former campaign manager that's raised millions, but was told to hold off to protect an ongoing investigation.
Jun 12, 2019 6:29 pm MDTUtah Republican Sens. Mike Lee, Mitt Romney split on Trump's Saudi Arabia arms sale Sen. Mike Lee has signed on to a Democratic-backed effort to block President Donald Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, saying, "Congress has ceded too much authority to the executive branch."
Jun 7, 2019 10:43 am MDTUtah Sen. Mitt Romney says Donald Trump's re-election is 'not a sure thing' Sen. Mitt Romney said Friday he may never be ready to endorse President Donald Trump's re-election, but wouldn't give the race's Democratic front-runner, Joe Biden, "more than a 50-50 shot" of winning the White House.
Jun 6, 2019 3:54 pm MDTUtah Sen. Mitt Romney now only 'honorary' participant in his annual Deer Valley summit Now that he's a senator, Mitt Romney is participating only in "an honorary capacity" in the annual summit he started six years ago to put political leaders and policy experts together with big-money GOP contributors.
Jun 3, 2019 4:36 pm MDTUtahns asked to comment on federal waiver needed for partial Medicaid expansion The public is getting an opportunity to weigh in this month on the most significant federal waiver needed for the partial Medicaid expansion program put in place earlier this year by the Utah Legislature.
Jun 1, 2019 10:28 pm MDT‘So proud to be your mom, always and forever,’ mother of Lizzy Shelley says at vigil Her eyes filled with tears, the mother of 5-year-old Elizabeth “Lizzy” Shelley described her late daughter as a nature-loving "wild child," happiest when she could kick off her shoes and pick flowers or collect rocks to give away.