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[ Ted Cruz to visit Utah on Saturday to support Chris Herrod’s congressional campaign ]]> 5546651@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:05:00 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5546651-155/ted-cruz-to-visit-utah-on <![CDATA[ Rolly: Confederate flag shows up again — this time in Draper ]]> 5535462@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:05:00 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5535462-155/rolly-confederate-flag-shows-up-again <![CDATA[ South Salt Lake invests in helping refugees learn, succeed and thrive in Utah — and it's working ]]> 5522372@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:05:00 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5522372-155/south-salt-lake-invests-in-helping <![CDATA[ Salt Lake County GOP to investigate chief deputy of soon-to-resign Recorder Gary Ott ]]> 5536123@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:05:00 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5536123-155/salt-lake-county-gop-to-investigate <![CDATA[ Utah’s two big parades exclude groups with LGBTQ ties, but only one is taking heat ]]> 5536122@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:05:00 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5536122-155/utahs-two-big-parades-exclude-groups <![CDATA[ Biskupski’s UTA board nominee says the agency needs ‘a cultural change’ ]]> 5536160@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:39:15 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5536160-155/biskupskis-uta-board-nominee-says-the <![CDATA[ Donald Trump’s approval rating falls below 50 percent in Utah, where voters are split on the Russia investigation ]]> 5537515@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:05:00 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5537515-155/donald-trumps-approval-rating-falls-below <![CDATA[ Utahns overwhelmingly support city firework bans in times of fire danger ]]> 5536995@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:34:18 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5536995-155/utahns-overwhelmingly-support-city-firework-bans <![CDATA[ Inspector general report dings Dugway — again — for chemical accounting and oversight ]]> 5532669@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:11:14 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5532669-155/inspector-general-report-dings-dugway- <![CDATA[ From new Rio Grande office, Greg Hughes drums up support for crackdown on crime ]]> 5536210@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:34:36 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5536210-155/from-new-rio-grande-office-greg <![CDATA[ Trump calls Provo man — one of the last living USS Arizona survivors — 'an American hero' ]]> 5537158@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:11:45 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5537158-155/trump-calls-provo-man-one <![CDATA[ ‘It seems like he’s against everything right now’: Orrin Hatch slams Mike Lee over his opposition to the Republican health plan ]]> 5536428@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:35:00 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5536428-155/it-seems-like-hes-against-everything <![CDATA[ Rolly: Mormon church, Alta Club swap land. Result: Historic South Temple will gain a parking structure. ]]> 5527442@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Jul 2017 20:19:58 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5527442-155/rolly-mormon-church-alta-club-swap <![CDATA[ County strikes deal with family for Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott’s resignation ]]> 5532772@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:36:09 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5532772-155/county-strikes-deal-with-family-for <![CDATA[ Utah’s Mike Lee splits from Sessions on police asset seizures, warns of civil rights violations ]]> 5531589@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Jul 2017 09:38:19 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5531589-155/utahs-mike-lee-splits-from-sessions <![CDATA[ Leaders warn that the Point of Mountain is destined to become a congested mess without careful planning ]]> 5527461@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:55:43 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5527461-155/leaders-warn-that-the-point-of <![CDATA[ Senate Judiciary approves Huber as U.S. attorney for Utah ]]> 5532137@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:05:05 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5532137-155/senate-judiciary-approves-huber-as-us <![CDATA[ Reform group hopes to create independent commission in wake of allegations of Utah gerrymandering ]]> 5527459@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:00:29 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5527459-155/reform-group-hopes-to-create-independent <![CDATA[ After months of delay, White House formally nominates Jon Huntsman as U.S. ambassador to Russia ]]> 5523463@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:47:07 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5523463-155/after-months-of-delay-white-house <![CDATA[ Gary Ott’s aide in emails: ‘I am not sure how to respond so this looks as if it is coming from Gary’s computer’ ]]> 5528404@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:16:02 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5528404-155/gary-otts-aide-in-emails-i <![CDATA[ With Chaffetz out of office, Democrat Kathie Allen’s donations have slowed ]]> 5527798@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:39:58 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5527798-155/with-chaffetz-out-of-office-democrat <![CDATA[ Trump warns GOP senators — like Utah’s Lee — who opposed GOP health care bill ]]> 5527935@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:10:34 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5527935-155/trump-warns-gop-senators-like <![CDATA[ South Jordan mayoral candidate brings back proposal for city-owned bus line ]]> 5523119@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:49:39 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5523119-155/south-jordan-mayoral-candidate-brings-back <![CDATA[ UTA study: Want to boost Utah economy, health? Invest in biking, walking ]]> 5526554@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:09:56 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5526554-155/uta-study-want-to-boost-utah <![CDATA[ Ted Cruz in Utah? Maybe to support Chris Herrod’s conservative campaign for Chaffetz’s seat. ]]> 5523179@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:34:18 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5523179-155/ted-cruz-in-utah-maybe-to <![CDATA[ Group sues Utah AG for records showing his ties with conservative policy organizations ]]> 5522658@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:07:08 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5522658-155/group-sues-utah-ag-for-records <![CDATA[ Salt Lake City mayor says efforts at Rio Grande include lights, cameras and action to fight crime ]]> 5523475@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:25:40 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5523475-155/salt-lake-city-mayor-says-efforts <![CDATA[ Trump says Republicans will let ‘Obamacare fail’ — but Utah’s Hatch and Lee want to repeal it now, replace it later ]]> 5523418@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:17:37 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5523418-155/trump-says-republicans-will-let-obamacare <![CDATA[ Utah’s Lee and others balk on health care bill, prompting McConnell to shift from replacing Obamacare to repealing it ]]> 5519640@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:05:00 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5519640-155/utahs-lee-and-others-balk-on <![CDATA[ Study predicts: Utah County will ‘become much more like Salt Lake County’ in next 50 years ]]> 5510086@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:14:41 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5510086-155/study-predicts-utah-county-will-become <![CDATA[ In August, the Millcreek Council and its mayor won’t be working for free anymore ]]> 5520248@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:48:31 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5520248-155/in-august-the-millcreek-council-and <![CDATA[ Thousands of Venezuelans in Utah participate in vote aimed at protecting their homeland’s constitution ]]> 5519133@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Jul 2017 20:18:01 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5519133-155/thousands-of-venezuelans-in-utah-participate <![CDATA[ Lawyer representing canyon landowners warns Central Wasatch Commission to halt all work amid Mountain Accord lawsuit ]]> 5519393@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:48:35 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5519393-155/lawyer-representing-canyon-landowners-warns-central <![CDATA[ Utah’s Colonial Flag shows off at the White House’s Made in America event ]]> 5519207@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Jul 2017 20:05:27 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5519207-155/utahs-colonial-flag-shows-off-at <![CDATA[ Counties sue state to overturn Legislature’s ‘unfair’ tax breaks for airlines ]]> 5519291@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:28:57 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5519291-155/counties-sue-state-to-overturn-legislatures <![CDATA[ Downtown Road Home shelter is no longer admitting homeless families ]]> 5518896@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Jul 2017 18:03:43 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5518896-155/downtown-road-home-shelter-is-no <![CDATA[ Of GOP contenders to replace Chaffetz, Provo mayor has raised the most — and he's still not even close to the Democratic challenger ]]> 5518974@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Jul 2017 22:07:34 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5518974-155/of-gop-contenders-to-replace-chaffetz <![CDATA[ SL County Councilwoman Wilson launches 2018 Senate bid, hoping to take on Orrin Hatch ]]> 5518123@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:13:09 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5518123-155/sl-county-councilwoman-wilson-launches-2018 <![CDATA[ Rolly: Signs, laws and bureaucrats — why it took 19 months for a music store owner to put up an e-board ]]> 5501748@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Jul 2017 22:07:34 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5501748-155/rolly-signs-laws-and-bureaucrats- <![CDATA[ UTA ranks well at keeping costs low — but has trouble attracting riders, according to new report ]]> 5501642@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:37:02 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5501642-155/uta-ranks-well-at-keeping-costs <![CDATA[ One last thing from former Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder on jail crowding: 'Who in the hell thinks we don't need a bed?' ]]> 5510688@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:46:53 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5510688-155/one-last-thing-from-former-salt <![CDATA[ What to do with Daggett County’s troubled jail? Reopen for state or Salt Lake County inmates or keep it closed ]]> 5505875@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Jul 2017 23:25:43 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5505875-155/what-to-do-with-daggett-countys <![CDATA[ West Jordan is about to lose its fifth city manager in six years ]]> 5510283@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Jul 2017 17:07:28 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5510283-155/west-jordan-is-about-to-lose <![CDATA[ S.R. 201 freeway stretch to close overnight Friday ]]> 5505899@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Jul 2017 18:32:43 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5505899-155/sr-201-freeway-stretch-to-close <![CDATA[ Despite limited housing alternatives, Road Home says it will beat the clock to relocate all downtown shelter families ]]> 5505845@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Jul 2017 07:47:28 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5505845-155/despite-limited-housing-alternatives-road-home <![CDATA[ Candidate barred from Draper parade; mayor may march ]]> 5510942@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Jul 2017 10:53:54 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5510942-155/candidate-barred-from-draper-parade-mayor <![CDATA[ New Utah party barred from special election argues only mind readers could meet state's deadlines ]]> 5509960@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Jul 2017 07:46:11 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5509960-155/new-utah-party-barred-from-special <![CDATA[ Operation Diversion treatment beds in doubt as state rejects county’s request for extra funds ]]> 5509539@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Jul 2017 14:42:51 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5509539-155/operation-diversion-treatment-beds-in-doubt <![CDATA[ Judge rules troubled County Recorder Gary Ott’s family, not his aide, will serve as his legal guardian — at least for now ]]> 5509572@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Jul 2017 22:16:45 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5509572-155/judge-rules-troubled-county-recorder-gary <![CDATA[ Off again, on again, refugees connected to family and resettlement programs can continue to immigrate, Hawaii judge rules ]]> 5509485@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Jul 2017 17:42:06 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5509485-155/off-again-on-again-refugees-connected