Julie Pace, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 9:09pm
The White House on Friday defended chief of staff Reince Priebus against accusations he breached a government firewall when he asked FBI Director James Comey to publicly dispute media reports that Trump campaign advisers had been frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents.
The Utah House of Representatives voted 56-13 to support a bill requiring doctors to inform women who want a drug-induced abortion that it can be stopped if they change their minds after taking the first of two pills required in the procedure.
Nancy Benac and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 2:44pm
President Donald Trump unloaded on the news media Friday for using anonymous sources — just hours after members of his own staff insisted on briefing reporters only on condition their names be concealed.
Ben Nuckols, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 1:18pm
These should be heady times for the GOP as the nation's governors prepare to gather for their winter meeting in Washington, D.C. Republicans hold 33 governorships, compared with just 16 for Democrats, and the GOP has full control of the legislatures in two-thirds of the states.
Utah Jazz owner Gail Miller said Thursday that she and other backers of the Our Schools Now ballot initiative to raise the state income tax rate to fund education are going to keep the pressure on lawmakers.
Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 6:26pm
Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that the United States won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations."
Advocates for low-income Utahns urged state lawmakers Thursday to find more money for education and other programs but avoid an "unfair and unjustifiable" tax increase on those who are already struggling.
White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, in a rare public appearance, ticked down a list Thursday of the three most important things President Donald Trump has begun to accomplish in the first month of his administration.
Lawmakers revived a bill that failed last week that would allow concealed carry of guns without a permit, shocking critics. Lawmakers also want the federal government to take care of Utah's wild horse problem, calling it "a hell for the animals."
A Utah lawmaker proposes to streamline licensing and permit procedures for food truck owners to avoid repetitive, costly and time-intensive inspections required by various municipalities and jurisdictions.
Lisa Lerer and Bill Barrow, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 9:51pm
Just days before Democratic activists pick a new party chair, the contest to head the Democratic National Committee remains fluid, as national leaders grapple with how to turn an outpouring of liberal protest against President Donald Trump into political gains.