A new nationwide poll shows both Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee‘s approval ratings have dipped in Utah. Hatch’s disapproval rating is one of the highest in the Senate [Utah Policy].
Gov. Gary Herbert has fallen out of the ranks of “most popular” governors in the nation after his approval rating took a slight hit in Utah [Utah Policy].
Sen. Orrin Hatch says the views about gays and Muslims held by controversial Alabama Republican Roy Moore give him pause, but Hatch will support Moore if he wins the special election in Alabama [Utah Policy].
Former Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he’s “disappointed” with comments made about him by former Speaker of the House John Boehner [Utah Policy].
Police arrest the suspected gunman in the murder of a University of Utah student on Monday night. The shooting prompted a lockdown on the campus and a massive manhunt [Deseret News, Tribune].
Gov. Gary Herbert nominates Paige Petersen to fill the spot on the Utah Supreme Court being vacated by the retirement of Justice Christine Durham [Utah Policy, Deseret News, Tribune].
Rep. Rob Bishop recently visited Puerto Rico to take stock of the devastation following Hurricane Maria [Tribune].
The University Hospital nurse who was arrested for refusing to draw blood from an unconscious patient has reached a financial settlement with Salt Lake City and the University of Utah over the incident [Tribune].
Enrollment in Utah’s charter schools is slowing down, while overall enrollment in public schools is now more than 650,000 students [Tribune].
Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox picks Kirsten Rappleye as his new chief of staff and Justin Lee to head up the state elections office [Utah Policy, Deseret News, Tribune].
A new report shows alcohol use by Utah high school seniors is on the rise [Deseret News].