A new report studies the links between rising political partisanship and declining voter turnout in Utah. And it’s a major concern for
An important vote could happen tomorrow for a proposed convention center hotel that would accompany the Salt Palace. The Salt Lake County
This fall, Millcreek voters will decide if the east-side suburb should remain a township or incorporate as the county’s 17th city. What
How much is defeating Democratic Utah Congressman Jim Matheson worth to the National Republican Congressional Committee? At least a million dollars or
Today marks the beginning of early voting across the state for the June 26 primary election. Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen
Auston Johnson has been Utah’s State Auditor for the past 17 years, and as he runs for re-election this cycle, is touting
The presidential race has been buzzing this week over a well-known Utah politician who’s stayed in the political sphere since leaving office.
Freshman Utah Senator Mike Lee joined other Republicans on the Senate floor this morning, accusing Democrats of trying to influence the U.S.
Despite having the support of Mayor Ralph Becker and the chair of the Salt Lake City Council, a proposed ballot initiative calling
On Monday, former State Representative Carl Wimmer said he’d accepted a job offer to be political director of the Nevada Republican Party.
During any given election year, poll numbers often don’t correlate with reality. But a Northern Utah-based startup seems to have found a
Former State Representative and Republican Congressional candidate Carl Wimmer is taking his political aspirations to the Silver State. Wimmer announced today he’s
Former Republican State Senator Dan Liljenquist was counting on a strong showing in the GOP caucus meetings this spring to knock off
More than 60,000 people called in this week to hear a message from a group calling itself No Labels, bemoaning the lack
Small business leaders in Utah had the opportunity today to let two Western federal lawmakers know what economic issues impact them the
The progressive-leaning open-government advocacy group Alliance for a Better Utah is calling on state lawmakers to withdraw their membership from the American
Social justice and human rights are among the important issues for Angela Romero. The Democratic hopeful for the Utah House of Representatives
The federal government has ruled Salt Lake County Councilman and Unified Fire Authority Chief Michael Jensen has not violated the Hatch Act.
Republican Senate hopeful Dan Liljenquist isn’t giving up on his efforts to get more than one debate with his opponent, incumbent Senator
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the military’s support of the United Nations Convention on the Law of The Sea discussed today
Two political rivals in the race for Utah’s 4th Congressional district addressed the Utah Taxpayers Association at the Little America Hotel Tuesday.
A supporter of West Valley City Mayor Mike Winder’s campaign for Salt Lake County Mayor is fighting fire with fire, after Winder’s
West Valley City Mayor Mike Winder’s Salt Lake County mayoral campaign plans to formally respond to allegations of campaign finance and ethics
Utah Congressmen Jim Matheson and Jason Chaffetz were among House lawmakers voting this morning in favor of a motion to move the
The state of Utah’s general fund is being eroded by tax exemptions and earmarks, hurting important needs like colleges and universities, the
A good chunk of this week was spent in the U.S. Senate debating and rejecting several budget proposals. And among them was
Utah lawmakers are debating whether automatic license plate readers, used by law enforcement to catch criminals, violate the privacy rights of Utah
If you recognize the name Breck England, it could because of his frequent op-eds in the newspaper, lambasting the Utah Legislature. Or
He was elected in 1976, has served six terms in the U.S. Senate, and was just defeated in a Republican primary election
Jeff Bell says he’s running for elected office because he got fed up. The Democrat says he’d rather be participating in the