ALERT! Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams announces he’s running for the 4th Congressional District seat currently held by Rep. Mia Love [Utah Policy].
McAdams’s candidacy immediately puts the 4th CD into play. Inside Politics changed their rating of the contest from “Safe Republican” to “Lean Republican” [Utah Policy].
During an update about Operation Rio Grande, state leaders said curbing the opioid epidemic would play a big role in its long-term success [Utah Policy].
Boyd Matheson, president of the Sutherland Institute, talks about why he’s mulling a Senate run in 2018 [Utah Policy]. Here’s a podcast of our conversation with Matheson [Utah Policy].
The 104 Utah legislators will have the opportunity to get their hands on tickets to the smash hit musical “Hamilton” when it comes to Utah, as long as they pay face value for the tickets [Utah Policy].
The Utah Senate names state elections chief Mark Thomas as their new chief of staff [Utah Policy].
Sen. Orrin Hatch says he opposes a bi-partisan health care bill that he says is nothing more than a bailout of Obamacare. Hatch’s opposition essentially dooms the legislation [Roll Call].
The three leading candidates in November’s special Congressional election face off in a televised debate [Deseret News].
The U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy visits Salt Lake City to throw his support behind Republican John Curtis in next month’s special Congressional election [Tribune].
Lawmakers decide to sue Attorney General Sean Reyes to force him to release his legal opinion about the special Congressional election process [Deseret News].
State Treasurer David Damschen warned lawmakers that if the state takes control of the Utah Transit Authority could emperil Utah’s credit rating [Tribune].
Utah submits their bid to possibly land Amazon’s second headquarters [Deseret News].