UTGOP http://kuer.org en Thomas Wright Ends His Tenure as Utah GOP Chairman http://kuer.org/post/thomas-wright-ends-his-tenure-utah-gop-chairman <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Utah GOP Chairman Thomas Wright gave his final address to Republicans as their state leader on Saturday. Wright called on his fellow party members to be more inclusive. &nbsp;</span></p><p>Thomas Wright announced earlier this year that he would not run for re-election as the state Republican Party leader.&nbsp; At Saturday’s organizing convention, he called on Utah Republicans not to push away groups that may not traditionally embrace conservative values.</p> Sun, 19 May 2013 00:53:54 +0000 Terry Gildea 29501 at http://kuer.org Thomas Wright Ends His Tenure as Utah GOP Chairman Utah GOP Elects James Evans Party Chairman http://kuer.org/post/utah-gop-elects-james-evans-party-chairman <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Utah Republicans elected former state legislator James Evans to lead the state GOP. &nbsp;Evans is the first African-American to hold the post.&nbsp;</span></p> Sun, 19 May 2013 00:43:37 +0000 Terry Gildea 29499 at http://kuer.org Utah GOP Elects James Evans Party Chairman KUER News Pod: Tuesday June 19, 2012 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-tuesday-june-19-2012 <p>Governor Herbert calls legislators back for a special session, Utahns get the opportunity to weigh in on their health coverage, and four former GOP congressional candidates file a complaint with the Federal Election Commission. Those stories and more in today&#39;s KUER&nbsp;News Pod.</p><br/><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="http://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F50206691&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;color=98091a"></iframe> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 18:21:44 +0000 Brian Grimmett 13688 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Tuesday June 19, 2012 Hatch and Liljenquist Engage in Final Debate Before GOP Primary http://kuer.org/post/hatch-and-liljenquist-engage-final-debate-gop-primary <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Senator Orrin Hatch and Dan Liljenquist faced off Friday in the only debate scheduled before the primary election later this month. &nbsp;</p><p>Hatch and Liljenquist debated for an hour on KSL Newsradio&rsquo;s Doug Wright Show. &nbsp; Hatch claims his 36 years in the Senate position him to continue being a powerful voice for Utah. But Liljenquist says Hatch has already had more than three decades to fix problems and has failed.&nbsp; During the debate he attacked Hatch&rsquo;s voting record.</p> Sat, 16 Jun 2012 01:48:20 +0000 Terry Gildea 13526 at http://kuer.org Hatch and Liljenquist Engage in Final Debate Before GOP Primary