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Schultz, a 'strong conservative,' to seek top House post

HOOPER — Utah Rep. Mike Schultz, a Hooper Republican and the House majority leader, has his sights set on the top leadership post in the body. With current House Speaker Brad Wilson to step down on Nov. 15 as he launches a bid for the U.S. Senate, Schultz — a self-described "strong conservative" — plans to run for the speakership. Broadly speaking, the Weber County lawmaker is driven by a desire to preserve what he says is the quality of life in Utah for generations to come. "Our kids and our grandkids, honestly, is what motivates me. I love Utah," he said. Wilson announced his ...

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Kristy Ball

Kristy Ball, 76, Layton, Utah, passed away on September 1, 2023. Services entrusted to Premier Funeral Services, Roy, Utah.

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Letter: Politicians shouldn’t put party before public service

I have always been taught that America was a country "of the people, by the people and for the people". It seems nowadays that it is a country "of the Party, by the Party, and for the Party". Are our senators and representatives so afraid of not getting re-elected and feel the ire of their ...

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