Republicans http://kuer.org en Utah House of Reps Prepares For Possibility of Impeachment Proceedings http://kuer.org/post/utah-house-reps-prepares-possibility-impeachment-proceedings <p>In response to questions from state lawmakers about the allegations surrounding Utah Attorney General John Swallow, the Utah House Majority leadership is sending out weekly informational emails to legislators while the body considers options for dealing with the embattled public official.</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 22:10:45 +0000 Brian Grimmett 30495 at http://kuer.org Utah House of Reps Prepares For Possibility of Impeachment Proceedings 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 Utah Legislature Releases Redistricting Documents http://kuer.org/post/utah-legislature-releases-redistricting-documents <p>Legislative leaders made <a href="http://www.redistrictutah.com/perspective/grama">16 thousand pages of documents</a> related to redistricting available online Friday.&nbsp;Earlier this year, leaders in the Utah Democratic Party requested all documents related to 2012 redistricting process. It’s the largest legislative records request in state history and earned them a more than 15 thousand dollar bill the legislature refused to waive. Democrats then refused to pay the bill in full and filed a lawsuit in the third district court over the matter. Fri, 16 Nov 2012 23:50:28 +0000 Brian Grimmett 21183 at http://kuer.org Election 2012 Slideshow http://kuer.org/post/election-2012-slideshow <p>Take a look at some of the sights from the Utah Republican and Democratic election night HQ's. Let us know which ones are your favorites in the comments.</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 02:11:56 +0000 KUER Staff 20468 at http://kuer.org Election 2012 Slideshow KUER News Pod: Thursday September 6, 2012 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-thursday-september-6-2012 Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan makes a stop in Utah County, the Clear The Air Challenge comes to an end, and the Utah Department of Health releases their annual report on smoking. <br/> <iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="http://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F58951819&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;color=98091a"></iframe> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 21:05:21 +0000 Brian Grimmett 17878 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Thursday September 6, 2012 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 KUER News Pod: Tuesday August 28, 2012 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-tuesday-august-28-2012 Some Utah Doctors say the state’s new asthma plan should also address pollution, a confrontation between a Hollywood production company and the Bureau of Land Management has some Utahns worried about the state’s film reputation, and Utah’s GOP delegation at the Republican National Convention takes part in a day of service. <br/> <iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="http://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F57887118&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;color=98091a"></iframe> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 18:12:17 +0000 Brian Grimmett 17386 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Tuesday August 28, 2012 KUER News Pod: Wednesday August 22, 2012 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-wednesday-august-22-2012 Senator Orrin Hatch skips a debate, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorses Representative Jim Matheson, and Governor Gary Herbert reorganizes the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget. <br/> <iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="http://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F57197912&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;color=98091a"></iframe> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 18:01:57 +0000 Brian Grimmett 17074 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Wednesday August 22, 2012 Conservative Group ALEC Comes to Salt Lake, Draws Criticism http://kuer.org/post/conservative-group-alec-comes-salt-lake-draws-criticism <p>This week the American Legislative Exchange Council or ALEC, will hold its four day conference at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City. But the group isn&#39;t without those who oppose their agenda and plan to protest the meeting.</p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 03:53:43 +0000 Todd Patton 15428 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