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Trump Administration Backs Off Plans to Open Land Near Utah National Parks to Drilling
Public Lands
Trump Administration Backs Off Plans to Open Land Near Utah National Parks to Drilling

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has canceled plans to open tens of thousands of acres for oil and gas drilling near three national parks in Utah next month, a victory for environmentalists and residents angered by its proposal. In all,... Read More

Interior Moves to Speed Energy Development on Formerly Protected Utah Land
State News
Interior Moves to Speed Energy Development on Formerly Protected Utah Land

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump drew the ire of tribes and environmentalists when he issued proclamations in December 2017 significantly reducing the size of Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears national monuments, two sites designated by previous Democratic Presidents Bill Clinton... Read More

Utah Tests Ranked-Choice Voting’s Conservative Appeal
Voting
Utah Tests Ranked-Choice Voting’s Conservative Appeal

WASHINGTON — A roll of the dice decided a tied City Council race in Vineyard, Utah, four years ago. So when the city had the opportunity to test a different way of voting in municipal elections last month, local officials... Read More

Jon Huntsman, Trump's Ambassador to Russia, Resigns
Diplomacy
Jon Huntsman, Trump's Ambassador to Russia, Resigns
2019-08-06 20:13:03
by Dan McCue

U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, turned in his letter of resignation Monday, telling President Donald Trump that after two years in Moscow, its “time to reconnect with our growing family and responsibilities at home.” “American citizenship is a privilege... Read More

Utah Bill Would Give Primary Voters Less Say on Who Appears on Special Election Ballots
Elections
Utah Bill Would Give Primary Voters Less Say on Who Appears on Special Election Ballots

WASHINGTON — Utah voters would have fewer opportunities to decide who fills some congressional seats under legislation that passed the state Legislature this past week. The bill, which has yet to be signed by the governor, would change the process... Read More

McAdams Declared Winner of House Race in Utah Over Rep. Mia Love
Utah
McAdams Declared Winner of House Race in Utah Over Rep. Mia Love

Democrat Ben McAdams defeated Republican Rep. Mia Love in Utah’s 4th Congressional District, according to the Associated Press. Read More

UT SENATE: Mitt Romney (R)
Utah
UT SENATE: Mitt Romney (R)
2018-11-05 17:28:23
by UT SENATE: Mitt Romney (R)

Mitt Romney was the 2012 Republican nominee for President of the United States. He was also a candidate for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination and served as the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 2003 through 2007. Read More

UTAH'S 4TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Utah
UTAH'S 4TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
2018-11-03 02:37:16
by TWN Staff

Why this race matters: Utah's 4th Congressional District is typically considered safe territory for Republicans, but the perfect storm may be brewing for Democrat Ben McAdams to oust Republican incumbent Mia Love. McAdams is the twice-elected mayor of Salt Lake ... Read More

An Accomplished Mayor, McAdams Hopes to Bring Bipartisan Approach to a Polarized Congress
Spotlight
An Accomplished Mayor, McAdams Hopes to Bring Bipartisan Approach to a Polarized Congress
2018-10-17 00:07:54
by TWN Staff

If you ask Ben McAdams how he has managed to accomplish so much as Salt Lake County Mayor, his answer is pretty simple. Collaboration and bipartisanship. Once a politically toxic approach in many areas of the... Read More

UT-04: Ben McAdams (D)
Utah
UT-04: Ben McAdams (D)
2018-09-08 16:43:58
by UT-04: Ben McAdams (D)

Ben McAdams is the twice-elected mayor of Salt Lake County and a seventh generation Utahn who was raised in a family of eight. That’s where he learned hard work, honesty, and duty to the community. Read More

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