GOP http://kuer.org en A Small Group of Davis County GOP Members Looks to Oust County Chair http://kuer.org/post/small-group-davis-county-gop-members-looks-oust-county-chair <p>Several <a href="http://www.davisgop.com/" target="_blank">Davis County Republicans</a> are trying to oust their local party chair because he wasn’t registered with the party when was elected.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.davisgop.com/team-view/phill-wright/" target="_blank">Davis County GOP Chair Phill Wright</a> believes the whole thing is a big mistake. He says he inadvertently failed to check a box declaring himself a Republican on a provisional ballot in 2012 and never knew that it caused his status to change.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:48:24 +0000 Brian Grimmett 48909 at http://kuer.org West's GOP Leaders Plot Strategy http://kuer.org/post/wests-gop-leaders-plot-strategy <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The West’s Republican are having a strategy session in Utah, calling on the federal government to cut regulation and surrender lands in their states.</span></p><p>Montana State Sen. Jennifer Fielder came to Utah to swap ideas at the Western Republican Leadership Conference. Fielder says Western states need to take control of federal lands because states do a better job managing wildlife, forests and range.</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 23:00:00 +0000 Judy Fahys 45434 at http://kuer.org West's GOP Leaders Plot Strategy KUER News Pod: Monday May 20, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-monday-may-20-2013 <p>At the annual state GOP convention, delegates vote to keep the current nominating system, the party elects a new chair, and Mia Love officially declares she’s ready for a rematch with Congressman Jim Matheson.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F93072332&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 20 May 2013 16:51:31 +0000 Brian Grimmett 29554 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Monday May 20, 2013 Chaffetz Calls for Piecemeal Immigration Reform http://kuer.org/post/chaffetz-calls-piecemeal-immigration-reform <p>Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz called for a piecemeal approach to immigration reform while speaking at the Hinckley Institute of Politics today. He says if you want to solve the overall problem you have to start by fixing legal immigration.</p><p>“You never ever solve this problem unless you fix legal immigration," he says. "I don’t care how big, far, wide your fence is, if you don’t fix legal immigration you never solve the problem.”</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 21:48:01 +0000 Brian Grimmett 27497 at http://kuer.org Chaffetz Calls for Piecemeal Immigration Reform GOP Welcomes Former Democratic State Representative to Their Ranks http://kuer.org/post/gop-welcomes-former-democratic-state-representative-their-ranks <p>The Utah Republican party is welcoming former Democratic state representative Christine Watkins with open arms after her recent decision to join the GOP. Watkins, who has served her district near Price for four years, was considered a conservative democrat in the legislature and often sided with Republicans on issues like energy development. Utah Republican Party Chairman Thomas Wright says those shared values are some of the reasons why Watkins decided to make the switch.</p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 22:09:06 +0000 Brian Grimmett 22194 at http://kuer.org GOP Welcomes Former Democratic State Representative to Their Ranks Mia Love Speaks About The American Dream At GOP Convention http://kuer.org/post/mia-love-speaks-about-american-dream-gop-convention <p>Saratoga Springs Mayor and Utah Congressional Candidate Mia Love took the stage last night at the GOP National Convention.</p><p>A video montage showcasing Love as a mayor and mother preceded her speech. Her speech was brief. Love spoke for just under four minutes, but she quickly invoked the story of her Haitian immigrant parents and what they taught her about American values.</p><p>"So the America I grew up knowing was centered in self-reliance and filled with the possibilities of living the American dream," she says.</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 17:56:35 +0000 Terry Gildea 17443 at http://kuer.org Wimmer Won't Work for Nevada GOP http://kuer.org/post/wimmer-wont-work-nevada-gop <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 20:52:07 +0000 Dan Bammes 13118 at http://kuer.org Wimmer Won't Work for Nevada GOP