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Aggie student lobbyists educate Utah Legislature on USU priorities

Friday, March 15th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Aggie student lobbyists educate Utah Legislature on USU priorities

By Dani Hayes SALT LAKE CITY—Three bills were in the minds of Utah State University student lobbyists during this year’s state legislative session. The bills involved the broadening of the Alumni Legacy Scholarship, an attempt to receive funding for a new ...

USU Eastern science prof headed to be Legislature’s ‘father figure’

Friday, January 18th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on USU Eastern science prof headed to be Legislature’s ‘father figure’

By Nathan Manley USU Eastern Eagle Staff Writer PRICE—Many dreams and goals are never achieved in a lifetime. Priorities and responsibility overshadow that which is most wanted. However, being the first Republican representative elected in House District 69 in Carbon County is ...

Utah legislative hopefuls showcase positions at USU debate

Friday, September 21st, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Utah legislative hopefuls showcase positions at USU debate

Story & Photos by D. Whitney Smith LOGAN—Limiting rights to carry concealed firearms in churches or on a university campus is one issue District 4 legislative candidates Doug Thompson and Ed Redd disagreed on during Wednesday night’s debate in the USU ...

Up Close at the 2012 Utah Legislature: An Intern’s Perspective

Sunday, April 8th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life, Opinion | Comments Off on Up Close at the 2012 Utah Legislature: An Intern’s Perspective

By Lis Stewart SALT LAKE—The first task of my internship at the 2012 Utah Legislature was figuring out how to open a tripod. On Day One at the Utah State Capitol, my boss handed me a beat-up cardboard box full of wires, ...

Cache County executive says HB 511 doesn’t make sense

Thursday, March 8th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Cache County executive says HB 511 doesn’t make sense

'We just don’t have the time, resources, or money to go up against the federal government, and honestly I can’t think of many situations why we would want to condemn federal land.' By Tara Alvey and Tmera Bradley LOGAN -- The Utah ...

Albrecht confident in annual dance with Legislature: ‘We are so good’

Friday, February 17th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Albrecht confident in annual dance with Legislature: ‘We are so good’

By Natasha Bodily LOGAN—“I’ve been in a dark mood, so I wore a dark tie,” USU President Stan Albrecht quipped to a conference room full of student journalists Wednesday. Following his recent trip to the Utah Capitol, Albrecht was exhausted from ...

Tuition will rise at least 5%, USU president tells journalism students

Thursday, February 16th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | 2 Comments »

By Chris Lee and Tmera Bradley LOGAN - Utah State University President Stan Albrecht says students should expect at least a 5 percent tuition increase in the future. “Yes, there will be tuition increases," Albrecht told journalism students at a press conference ...

Legislators seek to remove partisanship from state education board

Saturday, February 12th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Legislators seek to remove partisanship from state education board

By Jesse Dredge Utah Public Radio SALT LAKE CITY—Utah legislators are proposing a non-partisan election system for members of the Utah State Board of Education. Representative Carol Moss, a Salt Lake City Democrat, led the effort last week by introducing a bill ...