- Utah congressional delegation warns Obama against monument Updated: Feb-12-16 1:34 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's all-Republican congressional delegation is urging President Barack Obama not to use his broad authority to designate a new national monument in the southeast part of the state.
- Utah sues federal government over sage grouse plan Updated: Feb-04-16 6:59 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah has decided to sue the federal government over its new set of rules intended to protect the greater sage grouse - following similar lawsuits lodged by Idaho and nine Nevada counties, ranchers and two mining companies.
- Puerto Rico seeks bond swap in proposed restructuring deal Updated: Feb-01-16 6:29 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico's government is pushing a bond swap with creditors to help generate revenue as U.S. legislators prepare to consider creating an oversight authority to help pull the island out of a deepening economic crisis.
- Owens outraises Love in fundraising period for House seat Updated: Feb-01-16 5:37 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Democratic challenger Doug Owens raised more money than U.S. Rep. Mia Love in the final months of 2015 as Owens tries to unseat the incumbent.
- Herbert sets Utah graduation goal, calls for Medicaid plan Updated: Jan-27-16 11:53 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary Herbert used his annual State of the State speech Wednesday to set a goal to raise Utah's graduation rate and implore lawmakers who have rejected Medicaid expansion plans to somehow help poor residents get health insurance.
- The Latest: Herbert praises Utah public lands plan Updated: Jan-27-16 9:00 pm
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- Lawmakers willing to pay for $14M lawsuit over public lands Updated: Jan-25-16 6:48 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Top lawmakers said Monday that Utah may pursue a lawsuit this year to win control of about 31 million acres of public lands owned by the federal government and lawmakers are willing to foot the bill.
- Congressional lands panel criticizes southwest Utah BLM plan Updated: Jan-22-16 7:08 pm
ST. GEORGE, Utah - Members of a congressional subcommittee said Friday that federal land managers ignored concerns from locals that a southwestern Utah land management proposal will unfairly restrict grazing, water access and transportation.
- Utah congressmen unveil draft of public lands plan Updated: Jan-20-16 6:09 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Two Utah congressmen unveiled a draft plan Wednesday that calls for protecting 4 million acres of public land in Utah in exchange for freeing up more than 1 million acres for recreation and oil and gas development.
- Utah leaders blast moratorium on coal leases on federal land Updated: Jan-15-16 6:46 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - While environmentalists cheered, state government and central Utah county leaders expressed dismay about the Obama administration's decision to halt new coal leases on federal lands.
- Capitol Hill Buzz: House Republicans watch Benghazi movie Updated: Jan-15-16 1:21 pm
BALTIMORE - House Republicans are investigating the Benghazi attacks. And now they've seen the movie.