Federal Government Archive

Political Cornflakes: Sally Jewell’s Nomination, Congressman Bishop’s Reaction

Earlier this week President Obama nominated Sally Jewell as the new Interior Secretary. If confirmed, Jewell would replace outgoing Interior Secretary Ken

House Speaker Lockhart Pushes for Less Reliance on Federal Government

The 2013 legislative session kicked off Monday; and Utah lawmakers are already discussing what the next 45 day session will look like.

Matheson Responds to Voting ‘No’ on Fiscal Cliff Bill

Tuesday night, the U.S. House of Representatives gave final approval to a Senate bill that would keep America from going over the

Utah Request Puts Beehive State in Middle of Welfare Waiver Debate

The Obama Administration’s plan to offer waivers to individual states on welfare work requirements has drawn sharp criticism from presumptive GOP presidential

Salt Lake City Mayor Sits Down with White House Council, Congress on Wasatch Canyons

With the debate over the controversial SkiLink proposal and proposed wilderness protections in the background, Mayor Ralph Becker took his push to

Hatch Pushes for States to Control Wolves

Utah Senator Orrin Hatch teamed up with a Wyoming lawmaker Wednesday to highlight his efforts to get the gray wolf removed from

Advocates Urge Congress to Work Together to Pass VAWA

A debate over the protection of women and families from violence is taking shape in Washington. Tuesday, advocates for Utah victims urged

Jensen Cleared of Violating Hatch Act

The federal government has ruled Salt Lake County Councilman and Unified Fire Authority Chief Michael Jensen has not violated the Hatch Act.

Matheson, Love Face Utah Taxpayers Association

Two political rivals in the race for Utah’s 4th Congressional district addressed the Utah Taxpayers Association at the Little America Hotel Tuesday.

Task Force Talks Federal Health Care Implementation

State lawmakers once again rolled up their sleeves this morning at the state capitol to discuss how Utah will approach the implementation