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Web Merchants Fight States Efforts to Tax Out-of-State Purchases

A war is raging over whether states can force out-of-state retailers to collect sales taxes on purchases made by their residents. For

Huntsman Gets New Campaign Manager

He’s not the first GOP candidate this has happeed to, and he likely won’t be the last, but former Utah Governor Jon

Lee: No Real “Gang of Six” Plan on the Table Right Now

Although the bipartisan “Gang of Six” proposal has been getting a lot of attention in Congress, Republican Utah Senator Mike Lee says

Lee Opposes McConnell Debt Ceiling Plan

Republican Utah Senator Mike Lee says he’s willing to support raising the debt ceiling… under three conditions. The first is mandated cuts

Politics Up Close: State of National Parks

Climate change. Nearby development. Native plants and animals being driven out. These are just a few of the threats to America’s national

Politics Up Close: Rep. Jason Chaffetz on Border, Political Plans

Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz continues to be a rising star in the GOP, getting more and more attention as he moves to

Lockhart Calls Out Utah Delegation Over Immigration

Utah’s congressional delegation is derelict on immigration. That’s the exact message sent by an op-ed from Utah House Speaker Becky Lockhart that

Matheson Expects Gerrymandering Again

While the Utah legislature’s redistricting committee has been getting input from residents across the state, one Utahn who’s not hesitant to weigh

Politics Up Close: Mayor Ralph Becker at the Arts Festival

Compared to recent years, it was a relatively pain free process this time as the Salt Lake City Council passed a new

Group Hopes to “Retire” Hatch

A conservative group is choosing this weekend’s Republican state convention to launch its campaign to “retire” Utah Senator Orrin Hatch. FreedomWorks PAC,