COMMITTEE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COMMITTEE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) County extends deadline to join committee charting future of townships http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57824142-90/committee-community-county-html.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57824142-90/committee-community-county-html.html.csp">County extends deadline to join committee charting future of townships</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T19:57:33.354-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 07:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Not everyone thought Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams did such a masterful job in crafting legislation that protects unincorporated-area boundaries while the future of that area is discussed. Members of the Association of Community Councils Together (ACCT), which includes representatives from many of the county’s 16 community councils, didn’t think the mayor’s office kept them in the loop enough about what was going on as a frequently changing bill wound its way to legislative approval. Their ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57824142@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:57:33 MDT U.N.: Governments not doing enough on climate change http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57815352-68/report-climate-emissions-countries.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57815352-68/report-climate-emissions-countries.html.csp">U.N.: Governments not doing enough on climate change</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JUSTIN GILLIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-13T19:59:11.722-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 07:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • Delivering the latest stark news about climate change on Sunday, a United Nations panel warned that governments are not doing enough to avert profound risks in coming decades. But the experts found a silver lining: Not only is there still time to head off the worst, but the political will to do so seems to be rising around the world. In a report unveiled here, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change found that decades of foot-dragging by political leaders had propelled humanity i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57815352@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:59:11 MDT Leaked findings paint pattern of CIA deception http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57807509-68/cia-report-committee-findings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57807509-68/cia-report-committee-findings.html.csp">Leaked findings paint pattern of CIA deception</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADLEY KLAPPER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T20:17:44.669-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 08:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A controversial torture report by the Senate Intelligence Committee paints a pattern of CIA deception about the effectiveness of waterboarding and other brutal interrogation methods used on terror suspects after the Sept. 11 attacks, according to leaked findings. The committee said it will ask the Justice Department to investigate how the material was published. The McClatchy news service late Thursday published what it said are the voluminous, still-classified review’s 20 findings...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578075092014-04-11T20:17:44.669-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-11T20:17:44.669-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57807509@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:17:44 MDT Chairman satisfied with military on Benghazi http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57804085-68/mckeon-administration-committee-military.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57804085-68/mckeon-administration-committee-military.html.csp">Chairman satisfied with military on Benghazi</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T19:51:07.645-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 07:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The GOP chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Thursday he is satisfied with how the military responded to the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. Republicans are pressing ahead with multiple congressional investigations, but Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-Calif., said the military did what it reasonably could during a chaotic night of two separate attacks on Sept. 11, 2012. The assault killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578040852014-04-10T19:51:07.645-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T19:51:07.645-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57804085@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:51:07 MDT Milbank: Panel turns IRS probe into a circus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57801977-82/camp-committee-lerner-secret.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57801977-82/camp-committee-lerner-secret.html.csp">Milbank: Panel turns IRS probe into a circus</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T10:17:01.589-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 10:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dave Camp had a secret. The House Ways and Means Committee chairman was ready to send the panel’s files on former IRS official Lois Lerner to the Justice Department for a possible prosecution, a handover that could have been accomplished with a simple phone call to the attorney general. Instead, Camp put on a show. The Michigan Republican invited the press and the public to the committee’s storied hearing room Wednesday, only to call an immediate vote to kick them out. This way, the panel could ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57801977@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:17:01 MDT GOP pushing to add immigration to defense bill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801862-68/bill-defense-add-immigration.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801862-68/bill-defense-add-immigration.html.csp">GOP pushing to add immigration to defense bill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T09:45:32.036-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 09:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A House chairman says supporters are making headway in an effort to give young immigrants brought to the country illegally a path to resident status through the military. The idea is to make the immigration bill part of the annual defense bill. The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee is Republican Howard “Buck” McKeon of California. McKeon says the bill’s sponsor is rounding up votes to add it to the defense bill. McKeon says there are some procedural hurdles, but the lea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578018622014-04-10T09:45:32.036-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T09:45:32.036-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57801862@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:45:32 MDT The Washington Post: Stronger regulations needed for tax preparers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57796451-82/preparers-tax-eitc-regulations.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57796451-82/preparers-tax-eitc-regulations.html.csp">The Washington Post: Stronger regulations needed for tax preparers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T10:40:17.837-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 10:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The earned-income tax credit is one of the government’s most effective poverty-fighting, work-encouraging tools. The program pays low-income employees a wage supplement, in the form of a tax credit, that can be worth more than $6,000 a year to a family with three or more children. The EITC has offset higher Social Security taxes and the minimum wage’s erosion by inflation in recent years. The tax credit’s Achilles’ heel, however, is implementation. As the program has expanded, it has become mor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57796451@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:40:17 MDT House Republicans call for crime probe of ex-IRS official http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57798577-68/committee-lerner-irs-republicans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57798577-68/committee-lerner-irs-republicans.html.csp">House Republicans call for crime probe of ex-IRS official</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JEREMY W. PETERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T20:11:59.736-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 08:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • House Republicans on Wednesday formally asked Attorney General Eric Holder to begin a criminal investigation of Lois Lerner, the former IRS official caught up in the scandal over political targeting of tea party groups. The Ways and Means Committee’s 23-14 vote along party lines was the latest move by Republicans to refocus attention on the IRS controversy, and it was the first of two actions the House is expected to take this week to demand that federal prosecutors look more deeply...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57798577@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:11:59 MDT Kerry slammed on foreign policy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57792626-68/kerry-mccain-syria-iran.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57792626-68/kerry-mccain-syria-iran.html.csp">Kerry slammed on foreign policy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNYA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T22:06:11.225-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 10:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Secretary of State John Kerry pushed back Tuesday against withering criticism by Republicans and some fellow Democrats, defending the Obama administration’s response to an emboldened Russia, nuclear talks with Iran and the Syrian civil war. Defiant before the committee he once chaired, Kerry dismissed arguments that his globe-trotting attempts to broker a deal between the Israelis and Palestinians was a futile exercise and that the U.S. has been ineffective in ending the three-year ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577926262014-04-08T22:06:11.225-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-08T22:06:11.225-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57792626@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:06:11 MDT NBA: Mourning, Richardson, Williams make Hall of Fame http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57786622-77/richardson-mourning-nba-hall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57786622-77/richardson-mourning-nba-hall.html.csp">NBA: Mourning, Richardson, Williams make Hall of Fame</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCHUYLER DIXON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Pres</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T23:31:16.962-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • Alonzo Mourning went to Georgetown to play basketball, not discover the world. The 6-foot-10 center who won an NBA title with the Miami Heat was voted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday, adding that honor to becoming a board member at his alma mater. “I didn’t understand the prestige of this university, the global prestige of this university,” Mourning said. “Never in my wildest dreams would I ever thought as a freshman that I would be sitting on the board of tha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57786622@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:31:16 MDT Utah’s delegation could land prime power spots http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57774148-90/committee-congressional-delegation-election.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57774148-90/committee-congressional-delegation-election.html.csp">Utah’s delegation could land prime power spots</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T17:50:55.32-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 05:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Sen. Orrin Hatch could be a few heartbeats from the presidency and gain that Finance Committee chairmanship he touted in his last election. Reps. Jason Chaffetz and Rob Bishop could be leading key committees, and Rep. Chris Stewart may continue to hold sway as a member of the Appropriations Committee. Next year could yield a fruitful power bonanza for Utah as its elected leaders climb the ladder in Washington. It’s a sweet spot for the delegation’s members, as compared to any ti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57774148@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 17:50:55 MDT Committee to look for Utah new superintendent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57776074-78/board-superintendent-search-job.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57776074-78/board-superintendent-search-job.html.csp">Committee to look for Utah new superintendent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen Moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T20:47:23.2-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 08:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A committee of the Utah Board of Education will chart the course for selecting the next superintendent of public instruction. Superintendent Martell Menlove, 62, surprised the board last week with the announcement that he is retiring after less than two years on the job. Menlove said he had not anticipated the amount of stress the job would involve when he moved up from deputy superintendent in late 2012. The previous superintendent, Larry Shumway, was in the job three years. There was little d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57776074@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:47:23 MDT GOP immigration backers see military service path to status http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57775333-68/immigration-denham-legislation-bill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57775333-68/immigration-denham-legislation-bill.html.csp">GOP immigration backers see military service path to status</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T19:41:54.683-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 07:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Stymied on comprehensive immigration overhaul, House Republicans are pushing a plan to give young immigrants brought to the country illegally by their parents a path to resident status if they join the U.S. military. Rep. Jeff Denham said Friday he would press for a vote on his legislation, known as the ENLIST Act, either as a free-standing bill or as an addition to the defense authorization measure that the House will consider in May. The Californian from a competitive, increasing...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577753332014-04-04T19:41:54.683-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-04T19:41:54.683-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57775333@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:41:54 MDT Senate panel votes to release parts of CIA torture report http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57771388-68/cia-report-intelligence-agency.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57771388-68/cia-report-intelligence-agency.html.csp">Senate panel votes to release parts of CIA torture report</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADLEY KLAPPER </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and STEPHEN BRAUN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T19:51:15.259-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 07:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Senate Intelligence Committee voted Thursday to release parts of a hotly contested, secret report that harshly criticizes CIA terror interrogations after 9/11, and the White House said it would instruct intelligence officials to cooperate fully. The result sets the stage for what could be the fullest public accounting of the Bush administration’s record when it comes to waterboarding and other “enhanced interrogation techniques.” The panel voted 11-3 to order the declassificati...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577713882014-04-03T19:51:15.259-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-03T19:51:15.259-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57771388@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:51:15 MDT Loaded with deep cuts, Ryan’s budget passes House committee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57766829-68/budget-cuts-plan-care.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57766829-68/budget-cuts-plan-care.html.csp">Loaded with deep cuts, Ryan’s budget passes House committee</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANDREW TAYLOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T22:01:14.559-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A budget plan stuffed with familiar proposals to cut across a wide swath of the federal budget breezed through the House Budget Committee on Wednesday, but its sharp cuts to health care coverage for the middle class and the poor, food stamps and popular domestic programs are a nonstarter with President Barack Obama. The Republican-controlled committee approved the plan by a party-line vote after swatting away numerous Democratic attempts to ease its cuts. The plan by Rep. Paul Ryan,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577668292014-04-02T22:01:14.559-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T22:01:14.559-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57766829@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 22:01:14 MDT Veto: Utah parent panel won’t review curriculum complaints http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57765517-78/parents-state-bill-veto.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57765517-78/parents-state-bill-veto.html.csp">Veto: Utah parent panel won’t review curriculum complaints</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen Moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T22:14:31.679-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 10:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Heeding calls from the State Board of Education, Utah PTA and parents on a statewide test question review committee, Gov. Gary Herbert on Wednesday vetoed SB257. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Howard Stephenson, R-Draper, passed the House by a single vote in the waning minutes of the legislative session last month. The bill would have expanded the job of the 15 parents who volunteered last year to scrutinize thousands of possible questions for new standardized tests being used this spring in Utah...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57765517@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 22:14:31 MDT Big donors may give even more under court’s ruling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57766304-68/ruling-court-party-campaign.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57766304-68/ruling-court-party-campaign.html.csp">Big donors may give even more under court’s ruling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID ESPO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T20:12:52.675-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Supreme Court ruling Wednesday erasing a long-standing limit on campaign donations will allow a small number of very wealthy donors to give even more than is currently the case, according to students of the complex campaign finance system, and could strengthen the establishment in both parties. While Republicans cheered the ruling on philosophical grounds and Democrats criticized it, there was a general agreement that the decision itself was unlikely to benefit one party over a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577663042014-04-02T20:12:52.675-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T20:12:52.675-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57766304@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:12:52 MDT Milbank: GOP hopefulls suck up to billionaire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57765645-82/adelson-political-caterpillar-republican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57765645-82/adelson-political-caterpillar-republican.html.csp">Milbank: GOP hopefulls suck up to billionaire</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T15:59:02.279-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Who wants to marry a billionaire? John Kasich does. So do Scott Walker, Chris Christie and Jeb Bush. When Sheldon Adelson, the world’s eighth-richest person, according to Forbes, let it be known that he was looking for a Republican candidate to back in the 2016 presidential race, these four men rushed to Las Vegas over the weekend to see if they could arrange a quickie marriage in Sin City between their political ambitions and Adelson’s $39.9 billion fortune. Adelson was hosting the Republican J...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57765645@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:59:02 MDT Jordan District leaders talk bonds, growth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57760945-78/board-bond-jordan-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57760945-78/board-bond-jordan-district.html.csp">Jordan District leaders talk bonds, growth</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa Schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T21:45:49.119-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 09:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When voters decided against a $495 million bond last year, Jordan District leaders knew they would need to consider other ways to deal with rapid growth. On Tuesday, district board members began weighing more of those options, including asking voters to consider another, smaller bond in November; creating magnet programs; and/or changing school boundaries when a school needs more than six portable classrooms. All three of those options were among the most highly recommended items on a list of mo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57760945@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 21:45:49 MDT Congress demands answers on delay in GM recall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57759673-79/switch-barra-cars-recall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57759673-79/switch-barra-cars-recall.html.csp">Congress demands answers on delay in GM recall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T13:55:02.062-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 01:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The piece needed to fix a defective ignition switch linked to 13 traffic deaths would have cost just 57 cents, according to documents submitted by General Motors to lawmakers investigating why the company took 10 years to recall cars with the flaw. At a hearing Tuesday, members of a House subcommittee demanded answers from new GM CEO Mary Barra about why the automaker used the switch in small cars such as the Chevrolet Cobalt and Saturn Ion even though it knew the part didn’t meet G...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577596732014-04-01T13:55:02.062-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-01T13:55:02.062-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57759673@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:55:02 MDT