Politics - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/csp/cms/sites/sltrib/RSS/rss.csp?cat=Politics Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) <![CDATA[ Utah’s Mike Lee says there’s only one amendment that could get him to vote for the Senate health care bill ]]> 5441654@www.sltrib.com Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:11:30 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5441654-155/utahs-mike-lee-says-theres-only <![CDATA[ 73% of Draper’s City Council meetings were closed to the public at some point. How does your city rate for transparency? ]]> 5419501@www.sltrib.com Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:48:17 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5419501-155/73-of-drapers-city-council-meetings <![CDATA[ Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s top career highlights: From a chart-gone-wrong to a run for speaker ]]> 5432568@www.sltrib.com Sun, 25 Jun 2017 19:28:01 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5432568-155/rep-jason-chaffetzs-top-career-highlights <![CDATA[ Utah House map may give GOP advantage ]]> 5441875@www.sltrib.com Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:11:30 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5441875-155/utah-house-map-may-give-gop <![CDATA[ Why is Rep. Chaffetz really leaving Congress? Five possibilities — that he may be keeping hush-hush ]]> 5432562@www.sltrib.com Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:11:30 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5432562-155/why-is-rep-chaffetz-really-leaving <![CDATA[ Congressman Jason Chaffetz limps to political sideline, but says he won’t leave the arena ]]> 5437209@www.sltrib.com Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:11:30 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5437209-155/congressman-jason-chaffetz-limps-to-political <![CDATA[ Utah Congresswoman Mia Love plays softball for cancer survivor ]]> 5430018@www.sltrib.com Sun, 25 Jun 2017 19:53:19 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5430018-155/utah-congresswoman-mia-love-plays-softball <![CDATA[ Council considers investigating whether troubled recorder Gary Ott actually lives in Salt Lake County ]]> 5437004@www.sltrib.com Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:21:21 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5437004-155/council-considers-investigating-whether-troubled-recorder <![CDATA[ Chaffetz submits letter to officially resign next week, meets with Trump at the White House ]]> 5436480@www.sltrib.com Sun, 25 Jun 2017 11:32:37 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5436480-155/chaffetz-submits-letter-to-officially-resign <![CDATA[ Court to hear GOP’s SB54 appeal, so why isn’t Utah party’s new chief turning cartwheels? ]]> 5435945@www.sltrib.com Sun, 25 Jun 2017 09:03:08 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5435945-155/court-to-hear-gops-sb54-appeal <![CDATA[ Rolly: Henderson-Dayton rivalry plays out in Utah Senate, GOP convention ]]> 5432107@www.sltrib.com Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:41:59 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5432107-155/rolly-henderson-dayton-rivalry-plays-out-in <![CDATA[ Utah’s Lee, three other GOP senators could doom the Senate Republican health care bill ]]> 5432482@www.sltrib.com Sat, 24 Jun 2017 11:42:42 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5432482-155/utahs-lee-three-other-gop-senators <![CDATA[ Herbert nominates two to fill vacancies on Utah Court of Appeals ]]> 5433910@www.sltrib.com Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:51:07 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5433910-155/herbert-nominates-two-to-fill-vacancies <![CDATA[ Jury sides with ex-West Jordan cop, awards nearly $3M on claims of malicious prosecution, retaliation ]]> 5432374@www.sltrib.com Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:37:59 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5432374-155/jury-sides-with-ex-west-jordan-cop <![CDATA[ Herbert defends special elections, urges lawmakers to ‘count to 10’ to cool heated rhetoric ]]> 5429360@www.sltrib.com Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:08:47 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5429360-155/herbert-defends-special-elections-urges-lawmakers <![CDATA[ Guv says more fireworks bans likely with Utah’s tinder-dry conditions ]]> 5432457@www.sltrib.com Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:09:00 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5432457-155/guv-says-more-fireworks-bans-likely <![CDATA[ Fences mended, nonprofit signs off on architect for new homeless shelters, adds new members ]]> 5431365@www.sltrib.com Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:30:41 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5431365-155/fences-mended-nonprofit-signs-off-on <![CDATA[ New Census data point to a new Utah: a ‘mixed-heritage, multicultural tapestry’ ]]> 5425002@www.sltrib.com Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:52:56 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5425002-155/new-census-data-point-to-a <![CDATA[ Utah calls for crackdown on special-purpose districts at high risk for fraud and abuse ]]> 5420021@www.sltrib.com Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:01:31 MST http://www.sltrib.com/home/5420021-155/utah-calls-for-crackdown-on-special-purpose <![CDATA[ Former Gov. Huntsman mum about pending ambassadorship to Russia ]]> 5428686@www.sltrib.com Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:38:20 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5428686-155/former-gov-huntsman-mum-about-pending <![CDATA[ Mayor Biskupski appoints ex-Salt Lake City airport exec as director while city seeks long-term hire ]]> 5428929@www.sltrib.com Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:57:00 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5428929-155/mayor-biskupski-appoints-ex-salt-lake-city <![CDATA[ Utah House Republicans fume against governor over special election, but disagree on battle plan ]]> 5428508@www.sltrib.com Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:18:03 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5428508-155/utah-house-republicans-fume-against-governor <![CDATA[ United Utah Party files lawsuit to get on ballot but doesn’t seek to disrupt special election to replace Chaffetz ]]> 5427855@www.sltrib.com Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:51:50 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5427855-155/united-utah-party-files-lawsuit-to <![CDATA[ What to do about Gary Ott? Here are four options for removing the Salt Lake County recorder ]]> 5427939@www.sltrib.com Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:33:28 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5427939-155/what-to-do-about-gary-ott <![CDATA[ After talk of collusion in Millcreek, Utah lawmakers consider changes to allow replacing candidates who drop out ]]> 5427575@www.sltrib.com Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:48:42 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5427575-155/after-talk-of-collusion-in-millcreek <![CDATA[ Utah lawmakers say Gov. Herbert’s special-election process won’t withstand legal challenge; United Utah Party plans to sue ]]> 5423238@www.sltrib.com Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:12:20 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5423238-155/utah-lawmakers-say-gov-herberts-special-election <![CDATA[ Navajo candidate drops bid for Hatch’s seat, says his campaign lacks the money to challenge ‘an established politician’ ]]> 5424277@www.sltrib.com Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:07:09 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5424277-155/navajo-candidate-drops-bid-for-hatchs <![CDATA[ Utah’s Mike Lee is in the group supposedly writing the GOP health bill, so why hasn’t he seen it? ]]> 5423815@www.sltrib.com Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:53:11 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5423815-155/utahs-mike-lee-is-in-the <![CDATA[ 4 seek to replace Winder as Salt Lake County sheriff, pledge to patch up strained ties with police chiefs ]]> 5423429@www.sltrib.com Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:35:19 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5423429-155/4-seek-to-replace-winder-as <![CDATA[ Councilman ‘troubled’ by mayor’s ‘lack of attention’ toward SLC transportation vacancy ]]> 5422773@www.sltrib.com Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:37:52 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5422773-155/councilman-troubled-by-mayors-lack-of <![CDATA[ Fly to L.A. or Vegas for $35? Allegiant adds flights from Ogden. ]]> 5422623@www.sltrib.com Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:48:31 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5422623-155/fly-to-la-or-vegas-for <![CDATA[ New 10,000-seat state Fairpark arena nearing completion and will be ready for Days of ‘47 Rodeo ]]> 5408572@www.sltrib.com Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:26:18 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5408572-155/new-10000-seat-state-fairpark-arena-nearing <![CDATA[ Rolly: Herrod loves to post doctored photos — is that the image of a congressman? ]]> 5393359@www.sltrib.com Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:03:05 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5393359-155/rolly-herrod-loves-to-post-doctored <![CDATA[ Utah close to achieving rail safety certification needed to avoid loss of nearly $150M in federal funding ]]> 5418784@www.sltrib.com Tue, 20 Jun 2017 22:11:23 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5418784-155/utah-close-to-achieving-rail-safety <![CDATA[ Utah sheriffs defend jail practices after rash of inmate deaths, more than half suicides ]]> 5411692@www.sltrib.com Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:16:26 MST http://www.sltrib.com/home/5411692-155/utah-sheriffs-defend-jail-practices-after <![CDATA[ West Jordan couple petition city to preserve their 115-year-old home as an art gallery ]]> 5373492@www.sltrib.com Mon, 19 Jun 2017 18:05:42 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5373492-155/west-jordan-couple-petition-city-to <![CDATA[ Gehrke: The showdown between the governor and Legislature over the attorney general’s opinion on special election legality ]]> 5414125@www.sltrib.com Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:27:56 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5414125-155/gehrke-the-showdown-between-the-governor <![CDATA[ After wild race, Democrats elect Daisy Thomas as new state chairwoman ]]> 5414118@www.sltrib.com Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:27:56 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5414118-155/after-wild-race-democrats-elect-daisy <![CDATA[ Former state rep wins GOP nod for 3rd District special election to replace Chaffetz ]]> 5397913@www.sltrib.com Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:27:56 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5397913-155/former-state-rep-wins-gop-nod <![CDATA[ Democrats congressional nominee Kathie Allen predicts victory amid Trump frustrations ]]> 5410333@www.sltrib.com Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:05:42 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5410333-155/democrats-congressional-nominee-kathie-allen-predicts <![CDATA[ Utahns commemorate the end of slavery, confront the present and look ahead ]]> 5410742@www.sltrib.com Mon, 19 Jun 2017 08:41:17 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5410742-155/utahns-commemorate-the-end-of-slavery <![CDATA[ Lawyers fight for the return of a Utah Muslim leader stranded in Kenya ]]> 5411715@www.sltrib.com Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:32:49 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5411715-155/lawyers-fight-for-the-return-of <![CDATA[ Utah attorney general reportedly out of the running for top Federal Trade Commission post ]]> 5411105@www.sltrib.com Sun, 18 Jun 2017 13:35:23 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5411105-155/utah-attorney-general-reportedly-out-of <![CDATA[ The Utah GOP is so broke that Rep. Jason Chaffetz is footing the bill for Saturday’s convention ]]> 5411178@www.sltrib.com Mon, 19 Jun 2017 08:19:00 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5411178-155/the-utah-gop-is-so-broke <![CDATA[ Why Utah received an ‘F’ grade for its number of elected women ]]> 5406845@www.sltrib.com Sat, 17 Jun 2017 11:35:44 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5406845-155/why-utah-received-an-f-grade <![CDATA[ South Salt Lake employee resigns from the mayor’s political fund after questions emerge about possible conflict, misuse of public money ]]> 5402709@www.sltrib.com Fri, 16 Jun 2017 21:36:52 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5402709-155/south-salt-lake-employee-resigns-from <![CDATA[ Here’s what Republican candidates for Jason Chaffetz’s seat want to do in office ]]> 5393540@www.sltrib.com Fri, 16 Jun 2017 20:12:56 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5393540-155/heres-what-republican-candidates-for-jason <![CDATA[ Democrats who seek Chaffetz’s seat agree on disliking Trump and vary on health care ]]> 5408065@www.sltrib.com Fri, 16 Jun 2017 21:11:45 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5408065-155/democrats-who-seek-chaffetzs-seat-agree <![CDATA[ Well-funded Democratic candidate in special election draws criticism from her in-party rivals ]]> 5407874@www.sltrib.com Fri, 16 Jun 2017 14:46:03 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5407874-155/well-funded-democratic-candidate-in-special-election <![CDATA[ Rolly: Sorry, West Jordan, West Valley gets the liquor store and its spoils ]]> 5406261@www.sltrib.com Fri, 16 Jun 2017 16:30:13 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5406261-155/rolly-sorry-west-jordan-west-valley