HERBERT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HERBERT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah governor: No surprises, no monument — for now http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58424668-90/area-bishop-herbert-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58424668-90/area-bishop-herbert-http.html.csp">Utah governor: No surprises, no monument — for now</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T08:13:40.636-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 08:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert said he has been assured by the top levels of the Obama administration that the White House won’t designate a new national monument in southeastern Utah as long as a more comprehensive public-lands effort is making headway. Herbert met with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell during a trip to Washington last week and told her that Utah didn’t want any “surprises” with the designation of the Greater Canyonlands National Monument, a proposed 1.8 million-acre area that environmental ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58424668@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:13:40 MDT News roundup: Military weapons program extends to schools, too http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58427840-64/utah-trib-attends-dnews.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58427840-64/utah-trib-attends-dnews.html.csp">News roundup: Military weapons program extends to schools, too</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T08:10:58.346-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 08:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Military weapons program extends to schools, too. Herbert: No pending monument decision. Huntsman eyes sidelines in 2016. Happy Thursday. After the Ferguson, Mo., riots, there's been increased scrutiny on a federal program to dole out used military equipment to police forces across America. But did you know that effort also extends to schools? Some school districts have taken advantage of the Defense Department program to nab grenade launchers, heavily armed vehicles, and of course, high-p...</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> 58427840@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:10:58 MDT Two polls, two different takes on Healthy Utah plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58416878-90/utah-medicaid-plan-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58416878-90/utah-medicaid-plan-percent.html.csp">Two polls, two different takes on Healthy Utah plan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T11:38:49.974-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 11:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A pair of public opinion surveys released Monday reached starkly different conclusions about how Utahns perceive Gov. Gary Herbert’s proposal to expand Medicaid using private health insurance plans. One poll, from UtahPolicy.com found two out of three Utahns support the governor’s plan. The other, from The Sutherland Institute, found more support for leaving the state’s Medicaid rolls alone. The issue, tied to President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, is expected to be a major political fi...</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> 58416878@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:38:49 MDT After meeting, Herbert may appear more on Fox News http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58407854-68/herbert-utah-fox-news.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58407854-68/herbert-utah-fox-news.html.csp">After meeting, Herbert may appear more on Fox News</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHELLE L. PRICE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T20:15:10.269-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 08:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert met with Fox News Channel executives in New York City on Thursday as he looks to join the ranks of Republican colleagues like Chris Christie of New Jersey and Scott Walker of Wisconsin whose regular network appearances increase their national exposure and connect them with more supporters. While Christie and Walker are considered possible 2016 presidential candidates, Herbert’s spokesman said the governor’s motivation is to promote Utah, not to prepare a run for higher office....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584078542014-09-12T20:15:10.269-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T20:15:10.269-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58407854@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:15:10 MDT Utah Gov. Gary Herbert meets with Fox News, may appear more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58407522-90/herbert-utah-news-fox.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58407522-90/herbert-utah-news-fox.html.csp">Utah Gov. Gary Herbert meets with Fox News, may appear more</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHELLE L. PRICE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T16:10:54.512-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 04:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City • Gov. Gary Herbert met with Fox News Channel executives in New York City on Thursday as he looks to join the ranks of Republican colleagues like Chris Christie of New Jersey and Scott Walker of Wisconsin whose regular network appearances increase their national exposure and connect them with more supporters. While Christie and Walker are considered possible 2016 presidential candidates, Herbert’s spokesman said the governor’s motivation is to promote Utah, not to prepare a run fo...</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> 58407522@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:10:54 MDT Editorial: Healthy Utah may get off the ground http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398938-82/health-utah-herbert-care.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398938-82/health-utah-herbert-care.html.csp">Editorial: Healthy Utah may get off the ground</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T17:29:01.626-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gary Herbert has found himself in a tough spot. Not as tough as the spot that thousands of Utah residents without health insurance find themselves in every day, but tough enough. Every decent bone in the governor’s body has to know how utterly heartless it would be for the state to just walk away from the expansion of Medicaid health care coverage as offered by President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. Not only would the expanded coverage prevent suffering, save lives and otherwise do invaluable g...</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> 58398938@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:29:01 MDT Letter: Abolish ‘death penalty’ and expand Medicaid http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58403163-82/death-penalty-abolish-care.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58403163-82/death-penalty-abolish-care.html.csp">Letter: Abolish ‘death penalty’ and expand Medicaid</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T17:29:02.05-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What is it going to take for Gov. Herbert to abolish the death penalty? I’m not talking about an inmate death penalty. I’m talking about the death penalty of those who could be saved by expanding Medicaid, which would be paid in full or 90 percent by the federal government. It is the same care that has proven to be tremendously successful in other states, both red and blue. Managed health care that will prevent many deaths. Gov. Herbert’s pro-life policies shouldn’t end with an unborn fetus and ...</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> 58403163@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:29:02 MDT Utah Gov. Gary Herbert: We have a ‘conceptual’ deal on Medicaid http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58395005-78/utah-medicaid-health-governor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58395005-78/utah-medicaid-health-governor.html.csp">Utah Gov. Gary Herbert: We have a ‘conceptual’ deal on Medicaid</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="2014-09-10T15:48:02.076-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 03:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Obama administration has agreed in concept to Utah’s novel alternative to expanding Medicaid, including the notion that able-bodied people who get insurance subsidies should accept the state’s help with finding work, Gov. Gary Herbert said late Tuesday. The governor said after a meeting with Sylvia Burwell, secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, that a final agreement is two or three weeks away. HHS did not agree that insurance subsidies would be contingent on recipients ...</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> 58395005@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:48:02 MDT Letter: Herbert not failing on Medicaid http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378050-82/herbert-health-plan-requirement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378050-82/herbert-health-plan-requirement.html.csp">Letter: Herbert not failing on Medicaid</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T16:54:34.673-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 04:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Tribune editorial of August 31 (“Herbert should give up on work requirement ... ”) begs for a second opinion. Pennsylvania’s recently passed Medicaid expansion plan is encouraging. But the Obama administration’s denial of Pennsylvania’s desired work requirement, based on its apparent illegality and the fed’s desire to make health care accessible to every American, puts our Gov. Gary Herbert in a difficult spot. He is currently advocating for a work effort in his Healthy Utah plan if recipien...</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> 58378050@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:54:34 MDT Editorial: Herbert should give up on work requirement for Healthy Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58352039-82/herbert-utah-health-medicaid.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58352039-82/herbert-utah-health-medicaid.html.csp">Editorial: Herbert should give up on work requirement for Healthy Utah</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T12:55:48.135-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 12:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The good news is that low-income households in a state with a Republican governor and a Republican legislature will now have the opportunity to get health care coverage under an expanded Medicaid program because state officials have dropped their insistence on a work requirement for all those who benefit. The bad news is that state was not Utah. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett Thursday struck the deal with the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services that will allow the Keystone State to exp...</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> 58352039@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:55:48 MDT Editorial: Utah should not pursue ‘Sister Wives’ case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58359013-82/state-utah-ruling-browns.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58359013-82/state-utah-ruling-browns.html.csp">Editorial: Utah should not pursue ‘Sister Wives’ case</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T11:36:19.277-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Polygamy has a lot of baggage attached to it. Too often, those who practice it, usually under the guise of some religious belief, are actually engaging in heinous forms of child abuse or patriarchal domination. It has been associated with the taking of child brides and the expulsion of young men from their homes and families. The polygamous family of Kody Brown and his four wives has been accused of none of those things. No fraud. No deception. Not even trying to get more than one state marriag...</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> 58359013@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:36:19 MDT Gov. Gary Herbert says UTA has fixed most problems in audit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58347899-90/agency-audit-audits-board.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58347899-90/agency-audit-audits-board.html.csp">Gov. Gary Herbert says UTA has fixed most problems in audit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T10:51:44.101-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 10:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Most of the problems uncovered in a scathing audit of the Utah Transit Authority this week have been rectified, according to Gov. Gary Herbert, who said he has confidence with the direction the agency is headed. “With a cursory view, it appears a lot of these issues are old issues going back to 2009 and maybe even before that,” Herbert said during his monthly KUED news conference. “I believe the new leadership that is there has taken steps to correct those problems.” But state Sen. Todd Weiler ...</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> 58347899@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:51:44 MDT Letter: Herbert lives on the ‘really’ edge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358747-82/really-edge-illegal-herbert.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358747-82/really-edge-illegal-herbert.html.csp">Letter: Herbert lives on the ‘really’ edge</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-01T15:42:59.909-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 03:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Our adorable governor, Gary Herbert, lives life on the edge, or should I say the “really” edge. He won’t suspend his doomed defense of the state ban on same-sex marriage because he doesn’t think that the state constitution is “really” illegal — as opposed to just illegal. Also, I now read that he is contributing indirectly to the deaths of Utah citizens by denying critical health care to the poor because he isn’t convinced that requiring a job requirement for Medicaid support is “really” illega...</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> 58358747@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:42:59 MDT Utah’s alternative to Medicaid expansion still stalled http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347872-78/utah-health-healthy-herbert.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347872-78/utah-health-healthy-herbert.html.csp">Utah’s alternative to Medicaid expansion still stalled</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kristen moulton </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T20:49:02.758-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 08:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There’s a persistent snag preventing federal health officials from agreeing, in concept, to Gov. Gary Herbert’s Healthy Utah plan: the work requirement. Herbert said Thursday during his monthly KUED news conference that he’s “cautiously optimistic” that he and the Obama administration’s Health and Human Services will resolve their differences over that final stumbling block when he’s in Washington next month. “If we can get it done by the end of September then we’ll be able to seal the deal,”...</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> 58347872@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:49:02 MDT Herbert supports appeal of ruling against Utah’s bigamy law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58347714-90/appeal-attorney-bigamy-browns.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58347714-90/appeal-attorney-bigamy-browns.html.csp">Herbert supports appeal of ruling against Utah’s bigamy law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T19:57:48.931-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 07:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert said he is inclined to seek an appeal of a federal judge’s ruling striking down part of Utah’s bigamy law, saying the state has an obligation to defend the laws of the state. “I think when laws are on the books they should be appealed until there is no appeal left,” Herbert said Thursday following his monthly KUED news conference. “I expect that we’ll be reviewing that and I expect that the attorney general will talk to me about what his thoughts are with the recent ruling.” U....</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> 58347714@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:57:48 MDT Letter: No depleted uranium in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58322254-82/utah-waste-depleted-energy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58322254-82/utah-waste-depleted-energy.html.csp">Letter: No depleted uranium in Utah</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T17:47:01.694-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The citizens of Utah have fended off attempts by the likes of Energy Solutions to store radioactive waste in Utah several times. Now, they want to bring 800,000 tons of depleted uranium to Utah for burial. Our Legislature banned radioactive waste that would have posed a hazard for several hundred years. This latest material becomes deadlier each year for up to 2 million years. But a study says the waste is safe. Who paid for the study? Energy Solutions. In a few weeks the state of Utah will anno...</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> 58322254@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:47:01 MDT State topped Herbert’s goal with 112,000 new jobs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58313567-79/herbert-jobs-state-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58313567-79/herbert-jobs-state-com.html.csp">State topped Herbert’s goal with 112,000 new jobs</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="2014-08-20T07:01:47.617-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 07:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert used a couple of Paralympic-caliber archers Tuesday to emphasize that his job-creation goals were right on target. The governor recounted Tuesday how there were “a lot of naysayers” when he issued a challenge to the private sector in January 2012 to create 100,000 jobs in 1,000 days. The private sector’s response was revealed when Michael Lukow and Steve Bosson, Iraq War veterans who are part of USA Archery’s elite Para team, popped balloons with arrows at about 30 paces. A boa...</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> 58313567@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:01:47 MDT Editorial: Visits may strengthen move to preserve Utah land http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58272142-82/utah-chaffetz-cummings-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58272142-82/utah-chaffetz-cummings-sltrib.html.csp">Editorial: Visits may strengthen move to preserve Utah land</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T17:20:59.996-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gary Herbert had better be careful what he asks for. So had Jason Chaffetz. Those two Utah Republicans, the governor and a member of Congress, have done a good thing by trying to engage, rather than simply vilify, members of the other party as they discuss the future of public lands in Utah. It could turn out well for all concerned, with more collaboration on planning for the future of the federally owned lands that cover most of the state. Or their efforts could, from the Republican point of v...</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> 58272142@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:20:59 MDT News roundup: Texas reps: Gay marriage will lead to incest, pedophilia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58270825-64/trib-marriage-utah-mayor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58270825-64/trib-marriage-utah-mayor.html.csp">News roundup: Texas reps: Gay marriage will lead to incest, pedophilia</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T07:44:14.094-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 07:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Texas reps: Gay marriage will lead to incest, pedophilia. Herbert invites monument supporting senators to visit Utah. Cliven Bundy: God showed me the way. Happy Thursday. As Texas seeks to reinstate its ban on same-sex marriage, 63 Republican lawmakers signed on to a friend-of-the-court brief saying that if the courts recognize gay marriage it will be a slippery slope toward legalizing incest, pedophilia and polygamy. "If the right to select 'partners of their choosing' is the criterion u...</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> 58270825@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 07:44:14 MDT Herbert to monument supporters: Come visit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58267711-90/area-herbert-lands-letter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58267711-90/area-herbert-lands-letter.html.csp">Herbert to monument supporters: Come visit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T22:40:11.986-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 10:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert is inviting 14 liberal U.S. senators who are asking President Barack Obama to create a 1.8 million-acre national monument around Canyonlands National Park to come to Utah and visit the area. “While I disagree with the specific actions you recommend, I fully concur that Utah is blessed with amazing natural resources worthy of protection,” Herbert said in the letter dated Tuesday. “Unfortunately, few out-of-state federal officials have had the opportunity to personally experience...</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> 58267711@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:40:11 MDT