SENATOR - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SENATOR News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Truly repent, Sen. Hatch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57818113-82/hatch-ass-dumb-obamacare.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57818113-82/hatch-ass-dumb-obamacare.html.csp">Letter: Truly repent, Sen. Hatch</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T11:19:56.893-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 11:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I know all of the swear words. While generally not offended hearing them, I do think it poor taste and pandering to purposefully use “profanity” in front of a large captive audience. On Saturday, our U.S. senator, the honorable Orrin Hatch, addressed the Republican state convention and lamented the existence of “dumb-ass Obamacare,” saying that he doesn’t usually use “these words.” Interestingly, while addressing a group of Republican students in 2011, he was quoted as saying about Obamacare: “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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57818113@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:19:56 MDT State senator in bribery, gun trafficking scheme appears in court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57736037-68/court-yee-agents-campaign.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57736037-68/court-yee-agents-campaign.html.csp">State senator in bribery, gun trafficking scheme appears in court</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ELIAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T19:13:42.046-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 07:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • A California state senator is being held on $500,000 bail after appearing handcuffed in shackled in federal court. Sen. Leland Yee is charged with six counts of depriving the public of honest services and one count of conspiracy to traffic in guns without a license. He and 25 other men are named in the criminal complaint filed this week. Court documents say Yee or one of his campaign staffers accepted at least $42,800 in cash or campaign contributions from undercover FBI agents 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> 57736037@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 19:13:42 MDT Utah Senate leader suffers apparent heart attack http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57671782-90/okerlund-senate-family-lockhart.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57671782-90/okerlund-senate-family-lockhart.html.csp">Utah Senate leader suffers apparent heart attack</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lee davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T23:16:25.706-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Senate Majority Leader Ralph Okerlund, R-Monroe, collapsed at the Capitol Wednesday and was initially treated there by members who are doctors, nurses and EMTs before being transported to a hospital. The senator’s family indicated that while he was alert and joking, it was unlikely he would return to the Legislature before its mandatory adjournment for the year at midnight Thursday. House Speaker Becky Lockhart said Okerlund was in a meeting with House and Senate Republican leaders discu...</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> 57671782@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:16:25 MDT