Gov. Gary Herbert said he intends to bring state resources to bear on cleaning up the Rio Grande area of its crime and homeless problem, and wants to be able to play tennis at Pioneer Park a year from now. He's also willing to call a special session.
The U.S. military will keep permitting its transgender members to serve openly until Defense Secretary Jim Mattis receives President Donald Trump's actual direction to change its policy and then figures out how to implement it, America's top military officer said Thursday.
Utah County Clerk Bryan Thompson said he and his colleagues were seeking to determine how many of the incorrect ballots were sent and had already informed the Lieutenant Governor’s office, which oversees Utah elections, of the problem.
Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 26th - 3:59pm
After seven years of emphatic campaign promises, Senate Republicans demonstrated Wednesday they don't have the stomach to repeal "Obamacare" when it really counts, as the Senate voted 55-45 to reject legislation undoing major portions of Barack Obama's law without replacing it.
Former Interior Secretary Sally Jewell lamented the Trump administration's monument review, saying the new U.S. president should be making new monuments, not dismantling them. She defended Bears Ears National Monument, which could see changes.
Eager to punish Russia for meddling in the 2016 election, the House on Tuesday overwhelmingly backed a new package of sanctions against Moscow that prohibits President Donald Trump from waiving the penalties without first getting permission from Congress.
The maverick stood with his party on Tuesday, casting a crucial vote in the Republican drive to repeal "Obamacare." But then, like an angry prophet, Sen. John McCain condemned the tribal politics besetting the nation.
Mayor Betsy Hodges had barely begun explaining why she demanded the resignation of the Minneapolis police chief following another fatal officer-involved shooting when some of the protesters who backed her decision interrupted the news conference with an ominous warning.
John McCain will make a dramatic return to the Senate for a make-or-break vote on Republican health care legislation Tuesday just days after getting diagnosed with brain cancer, giving an emotional and arithmetical boost to his party's reeling effort to repeal Obamacare.
Jonathan Drew, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 27th - 1:42pm
Two federal judges said Thursday they are concerned that North Carolina legislative leaders have taken few if any steps to draw new election maps since they were struck down last year, and one judge suggested they don't appear to be taking their duty seriously.
Republican Jose Felix Diaz and Democrat Annette Taddeo will meet in a special election to replace a Florida legislator who resigned after using a racial slur and vulgar language in a conversation with two African-American colleagues.