Chris Stewart http://kuer.org en Democrat Luz Robles Will Challenge Congressman Stewart in 2nd District http://kuer.org/post/democrat-luz-robles-will-challenge-congressman-stewart-2nd-district <p></p><p>Utah Congressman Christ Stewart will face Democrat Luz Robles in the upcoming November election. Robles had no Democratic competitors for the District 2 nomination, leaving her free to focus on her Republican opponent.&nbsp;</p><p>At the convention, Luz Robles acknowledged that running for Congress as a working mother, a state senator, and a Democrat would be an uphill battle.</p> Sun, 27 Apr 2014 04:25:02 +0000 Andrea Smardon 45470 at http://kuer.org Democrat Luz Robles Will Challenge Congressman Stewart in 2nd District Congressmen Bishop, Stewart Win GOP Nominations http://kuer.org/post/congressmen-bishop-stewart-win-gop-nominations <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Republicans who represent Utah’s 1<sup>st</sup> and 2<sup>nd</sup> Congressional Districts easily won their party’s nominations at Saturday’s state convention.</p><p>Congressman Rob Bishop is running for a seventh term.&nbsp; He says his ambition is to stay there.</p> Sun, 27 Apr 2014 01:34:28 +0000 Dan Bammes 45467 at http://kuer.org Congressmen Bishop, Stewart Win GOP Nominations Utah Prairie Dog Story Prompts Stewart's Endangered Species Bill http://kuer.org/post/utah-prairie-dog-story-prompts-stewarts-endangered-species-bill <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Federal law restricts some development in Iron County to protect the Utah prairie dog. But a Utah congressman says it’s a case where the federal Endangered Species Act should be improved.</span></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0000 Judy Fahys 43629 at http://kuer.org Utah Prairie Dog Story Prompts Stewart's Endangered Species Bill Congressman Chris Stewart Tells Legislature to Expect More Congressional Push Back Against Obamacare http://kuer.org/post/congressman-chris-stewart-tells-legislature-expect-more-congressional-push-back-against <p>Republican <a href="http://stewart.house.gov/" target="_blank">Congressman Chris Stewart</a> gave a report on his efforts in Washington D.C. to members of the House and Senate today.</p><p>He told members of the Senate that he believes in the true idea of federalism, and advocated for a shift in power from his job in Washington to the Utah Legislature.</p><p>“I believe that we have enormous challenges and problems ahead of us, but most of those are best addressed at the state,” he said.</p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 21:13:11 +0000 Brian Grimmett 42317 at http://kuer.org Congressman Chris Stewart Tells Legislature to Expect More Congressional Push Back Against Obamacare Utah Counties Fear Elimination of PILT Funding http://kuer.org/post/utah-counties-fear-elimination-pilt-funding <p><strong>UPDATE</strong>: &nbsp;Representative Rob Bishop (R-UT1) met yesterday with House leadership, including Speaker John Boehner and budget committee chair Paul Ryan. &nbsp;Bishop says he's been assured funding for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes program will be included in an upcoming appr0priations bill, though not in the combined spending bill the House will be voting on Wednesday.</p><p>----</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 20:14:15 +0000 Dan Bammes 40800 at http://kuer.org Utah Counties Fear Elimination of PILT Funding Democratic State Senator Luz Robles to Challenge Rep. Chris Stewart in 2014 http://kuer.org/post/democratic-state-senator-luz-robles-challenge-rep-chris-stewart-2014 <p>Democratic State Senator Luz Robles says she’s planning to run against Republican incumbent Chris Stewart for Utah’s 2nd Congressional district seat in 2014.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 22:35:32 +0000 Brian Grimmett 35050 at http://kuer.org Democratic State Senator Luz Robles to Challenge Rep. Chris Stewart in 2014 2nd District Race Remains Obscure to Many Voters http://kuer.org/post/2nd-district-race-remains-obscure-many-voters <p></p><p>Utah’s 2<sup>nd</sup> Congressional District has been overshadowed by the newly added 4<sup>th</sup> District this election year.&nbsp;&nbsp; The race between Jim Matheson and Mia Love has attracted national attention as well as money from out of state, while candidates in the recently <a href="http://elections.utah.gov/map/district-maps">redrawn 2<sup>nd</sup> District</a> have had little time in the spotlight.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 18:07:46 +0000 Andrea Smardon 20394 at http://kuer.org 2nd District Race Remains Obscure to Many Voters Seegmiller Calls Stewart a Hypocrite for Taking Millions from Federal Government http://kuer.org/post/seegmiller-calls-stewart-hypocrite-taking-millions-federal-government <p>Democrat Jay Seegmiller came out with an attack Thursday on his Republican opponent for the 2<sup>nd</sup> Congressional District Chris Stewart.&nbsp; Seegmiller called Stewart a hypocrite for accepting federal stimulus dollars and for refusing an invitation to debate.&nbsp;</p><p>Seegmiller squinted into the sun as he stood in front the State Capitol building, where he once served as Representative.&nbsp; He told reporters that it was here he learned that if you say something, you better mean it, or someone will call you out on it. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 23:20:29 +0000 Andrea Smardon 19903 at http://kuer.org Seegmiller Calls Stewart a Hypocrite for Taking Millions from Federal Government Stewart Scores Business Endorsements in 2nd Congressional Race http://kuer.org/post/stewart-scores-business-endorsements-2nd-congressional-race <p>Republican candidate for Utah’s 2<sup>nd</sup> Congressional District Chris Stewart was endorsed Friday by the US Chamber of Commerce and the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB).&nbsp;</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 22:29:19 +0000 Andrea Smardon 19314 at http://kuer.org Stewart Scores Business Endorsements in 2nd Congressional Race