Dennis Stock

utah.gov

The formation of a new Utah political party was announced Monday at the state Capitol. The party's site states United Utah is for "independents who have not felt either party represents their more moderate, less extreme views." 

Researchers, Lawmakers Present Federal Lands Study

May 22, 2017
Dennis Stock

State lawmakers, in conjunction with university researchers, held a town hall meeting Thursday concerning a study on the economic effects of a public lands transfer.

gop.gov

Shortly after his Facebook announcement in April revealing that he would not seek re-election in 2018, Rep. Jason Chaffetz told major news outlets that he may even step down early, prompting state leaders to consider a special election.

commons.wikimedia.org

A new report released in May by the Utah Foundation shows that several skill-intensive industries in Utah are hard-pressed for new-hires with the right skills.

Is Home Sharing A Headache For Residential Areas?

May 15, 2017
fairfaxcounty.gov

As short-term rentals become more popular in the U.S. through apps such as Airbnb and VRBO, more communities have taken measures to regulate online home-sharing. 

neatoday.org

Tuesday is National Teacher day. Organizers encourage all students -- past and present -- across the country to thank their teachers.

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Time Magazine: Aggie Campus Most Beautiful In State

May 8, 2017


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President Trump Orders Review Of Utah Monuments

Apr 26, 2017
doi.gov

President Donald Trump signed an executive order to review twenty years of presidential monument designations on Wednesday. 

The Interior Department's review will include all designations larger than 100,000 acres made since 1996, including the 1.35 million acre Bears Ears National Monument and the 1.9 million acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

Sanders, Perez Visit Utah During 'Fight Back Tour'

Apr 22, 2017
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Senator Bernie Sanders along with several Democratic leaders stopped in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Friday as a part of a nationwide tour to unify the Democratic party.

 

Attendees gave many reasons for attending the Utah rally.

chaffetz.house.gov

Jason Chaffetz announced Wednesday morning that he will not seek re-election in 2018. On Facebook, Chaffetz argued public service should not be for a full career. His opponents cite growing nationwide frustration over his performance as one reason for his announcement to not seek re-election for Utah's third House district.

okdemocrats.org

Senator Bernie Sanders and Democratic National Chairman Tom Perez will be visiting Utah this Friday in a series of state visits to garner support for the party.

Utah State Board of Education

In February, The Utah State Board of Education launched a four-part book study to assist parents in improving math skills for special needs students.