Matt is an enterprise team editor. Before, he wrote about faith — how it is lived, how it intersects with society and how current trends affect religious practice. He has worked for more than 12 years as an editor, most recently a managing editor in Deseret Media Companies' News Division. Matt has been with Deseret News for more than 20 years as a reporter and editor. He also worked for the Associated Press in Salt Lake City. He graduated from the University of Utah with degrees in economics and journalism.
May 1, 2019 10:32 am MDTWhy your neighborhood can determine whether your child thrives as an adult Experts told Congress' Joint Economic Committee that data shows an investment to rebuild abandoned neighborhoods and communities will ensure children growing up in those areas will have a better shot at the "American Dream."
Apr 19, 2019 4:31 pm MDTUtah Sen. Mitt Romney says he's 'sickened' by President Trump's conduct detailed in Mueller report Romney is one of three Republican senators who have broken ranks to criticize President Donald Trump's conduct detailed in a special counsel report that investigated Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Apr 3, 2019 10:00 pm MDTIt's not president, but Mitt Romney seems satisfied settling in as a senator Sen. Mitt Romney says he didn't get the job he wanted, but experts and observers say the freshman possesses a rare combination of procedural rights and name recognition that could yield results when he's ready.
Mar 29, 2019 4:39 pm MDTNational emergency declaration may redirect funding for projects at Utah's Hill Air Force Base to border security More than $129 million in construction associated with Hill Air Force Base is on a Pentagon list of what projects could be delayed to build President Donald Trump's border wall.