Government

Government

Herbert working on 10-year education plan

SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert says he’s working with state officials and educators to develop a 10-year education plan for Utah. Herbert said...


Government

Sen. Lee talks HAFB future, key issues with Defense nominee

WASHINGTON D.C. – Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah spoke about key issues effecting national security with Secretary of Defense Nominee Ashton Carter this week as Carter...


Government

Transportation needs far outpace funding, concerns increase

SALT LAKE CITY — Funding for city and county road maintenance and upgrades falls woefully short of needs, according to a new study released Wednesday by...


Government

Ogden's new senator proposes weighty State School Board

SALT LAKE CITY — A new face in the Utah Senate is tackling an old issue that has simmered for years, that of how State School Board members are selected....


Government

Realtors top donors during 2014 Utah elections

SALT LAKE CITY — The Washington-based Center for Public Integrity has released data on the top five entities that donated to Utah state races during the 2014...




Government

Clinton lawmaker photobombs rally against his firing squad bill

SALT LAKE CITY — Clinton lawmaker Paul Ray just couldn’t help himself. Outside, on the State Capitol steps, was a group protesting his effort to bring...


Government

Legislators see chance for anti-discrimination bill

SALT LAKE CITY — Reactions seemed favorable on both sides of the political fence to public statements made by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...


Government

LDS Church leaders: All deserve fair treatment

SALT LAKE CITY — Calling their efforts an opportunity to teach correct principles, leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called...


Government

Anti-death penalty protest takes aim at Ray's firing squad bill

SALT LAKE CITY — About 20 people held signs on Utah’s capitol steps Tuesday in protest of the death penalty, and in particular, Rep. Paul...


Government

Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights

SALT LAKE CITY — Mormon church leaders are making a national appeal for a “balanced approach” in the clash between gay rights and religious...


‹ Newer Older ›
Get the Standard-Examiner Advantage.
Popular in Government

North Ogden lawmaker teams with Huntsville mom to push suicide

SALT LAKE CITY -- Winter weather battered northern Utah that March day in 2013 when the car in which 15-year-old Hannah Warburton was riding spun out of control in...