What does Mia Love’s new book say about being qualified?

Mia Love answers questions during an interview at Kneaders in Saratoga Springs on July 5, 2019. Love, a former Utah congresswoman, has released her memoir. Kristin Murphy, Deseret News When I first met Mia Love, she was a city councilwoman, soon to be elected the mayor of Saratoga Springs....

George Santos steps down from committee assignments

Then Rep.-elect George Santos, R-N.Y., stands during the 10 round of voting for speaker in the House chamber in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023. Santos told his GOP colleagues that he will be temporarily stepping down from his two committee assignments amid controversy surrounding his background and calls for...

Vaccine passports: Utah House votes to approve bill to ban

A Salt Lake County Health Department employee prepares a COVID-19 booster shots at the Sanderson Community Center in Taylorsville on Nov. 9, 2022. Lawmakers on Monday passed a bill to ban vaccine passports in public spaces or businesses. Kristin Murphy, Deseret News The COVID-19 pandemic may be in the...

Is Utah overusing its Amber Alert system? This lawmaker thinks so

Utah Rep. Ryan Wilcox, R-Ogden, wants to create better criteria for issuing Amber Alerts, saying “overuse” has led to people ignoring them. Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News If you tend to ignore notifications about Amber Alerts because of their frequency, you may not be alone. Utah Rep. Ryan Wilcox,...

Undercover video purports teaching critical race theory in Utah

A video secretly recorded of Utah educators discussing critical race theory or LGBTQ teaching concepts was posted by Fox television personality Brian Kilmeade on his Twitter page Friday, Jan. 27, 2023. It was retweeted by Rep. Chris Stewart. Twitter.com/kilmeade Utah Republican Rep. Chris Stewart reacted on Twitter to a...