Rep. John Curtis unveils humorous video revealing the "secret" to his productivity
Congressman John Curtis (UT-03) has worked hard to become one of the most effective lawmakers in the US House and was recently named the 9th most effective Republican in the 435-member body. This week, Rep. Curtis released a lighthearted and humorous video that offers a tongue-in-cheek explanation for how he manages to get so much done in Congress. (Read More)
Wilford Clyde to be honored as 44th Giant in our City
The Salt Lake Chamber will honor Wilford Clyde, Chair of Clyde Companies, Inc., as the 44th Giant in our City on the evening of Thursday, April 27, at the Grand America Hotel. The award recognizes those with exceptional and distinguished service, as well as extraordinary professional achievement, and is widely known as the most prestigious business award given in Utah. (Read More)
Weber State to honor 4 inspiring Utahns with honorary degrees
For their achievements in education, business, government and community leadership, Weber State University will recognize four outstanding Utahns with honorary degrees during its 160th commencement ceremony April 28. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Dee Event Center.
One recipient, Steve Starks, is also this year’s commencement speaker. Starks is a Weber State alum who once served as WSU student body president. The others are Javier Chavez Sr., Forrest Crawford, and Karen Mayne. (Read More)
Romney to Su: Promoting you to lead the Department of Labor makes no sense at all
At a Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing today on the nomination of Julie Su to serve as Secretary of Labor, U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) pressed Su on the nearly $31 billion in fraudulent Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits that were authorized during her tenure overseeing California’s UI program. Specifically, Romney questioned her decision to waive program safeguards to get the money sent out. (Read/Watch More)
Group of Senators and House members express concern over US aid to Ukraine
A group of Senators and House members, led by Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rep. Eli Crane (R-AZ), sent a letter to President Biden expressing concern about the United States’ response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. The lawmakers emphasized the need for a clear diplomatic strategy to bring the war to a rapid conclusion.
The letter says in part, “Unrestrained U.S. aid for Ukraine must come to an end, and we will adamantly oppose all future aid packages unless they are linked to a clear diplomatic strategy designed to bring this war to a rapid conclusion.” (Read More)