SEELIG - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SEELIG News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Gender gap likely to grow on Utah’s Capitol Hill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57714202-90/women-lockhart-utah-rep.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57714202-90/women-lockhart-utah-rep.html.csp">Gender gap likely to grow on Utah’s Capitol Hill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By amy mcdonald</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T14:40:51.864-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 02:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As the legislative session came to a close this month, Rep. Ryan Wilcox, R-Ogden, pointed to a mural on the north wall of the Utah House Chamber depicting the historic scene of Seraph Young casting a vote in a Salt Lake City election in 1870. Young, a niece of Brigham Young, reportedly became the first woman to legally vote in the United States. Wilcox was praising Utah’s first woman speaker, Rep. Becky Lockhart, who was presiding over her last session. He called her a “trailblazer” and a leade...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57714202@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:40:51 MDT Utah’s top House Democrat won’t seek re-election http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57642735-90/community-decision-dissertation-eight.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57642735-90/community-decision-dissertation-eight.html.csp">Utah’s top House Democrat won’t seek re-election</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="2014-03-07T09:08:39.448-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 09:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">House Minority Leader Jennifer Seelig said Thursday that she will not seek re-election to the House at the end of the year, ending her eight-year tenure in the body. Seelig, who represents District 23 in the Rose Park area, said she is leaving the Legislature to finish her doctoral dissertation, which she has been putting off for eight years and is her last step before receiving her Ph.D in political science. “It’s part of who I am,” Seelig said in an interview. “The whole focus of the dissertat...</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> 57642735@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:08:39 MDT