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No Trespassing: Violators Will Be Shot

No Trespassing: Violators Will Be Shot

Posted on June 21, 2018

A little over a week ago, a nurse who was riding as a passenger in an off-road vehicle was shot by an armed BLM ranger in California. While investigations into the incident are ongoing, there are reports that the riders were stopping and putting their hands in the air when they were fired on by the BLM ranger. If this incident hadn’t occurred after...

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McConnell Cancels August Recess

McConnell Cancels August Recess

Posted on June 5, 2018

This week, Majority Leader McConnell announced that the Senate should plan to stay in session for the Senate’s traditional August recess. In his statement he said, “Senators should expect to remain in session in August to pass legislation, including appropriations bills, and to make additional progress on the president’s nominees.”...

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Did you See Trump’s Tweet?

Did you See Trump’s Tweet?

Posted on May 16, 2018

Did you see President Trump’s tweet over the weekend? He sent a strong signal about what needs to happen next to prevent another spending disaster like the omnibus spending bill we passed in March. Here’s the Tweet: The Senate should get funding done before the August break, or NOT GO HOME. Wall and Border Security should be included. Also...

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A Note to the 2018 State Convention Delegates

A Note to the 2018 State Convention Delegates

Posted on April 20, 2018

I wanted to send a quick note and thank you for serving as a delegate. I know from experience that delegates spend many hours of their time as they engage in the process of vetting those running for office. I am encouraged to see that there are several strong candidates running to join me in representing Utah in the United States Senate. Each of the Senate...

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27 Weeks Until the Next Big Spending Bill

27 Weeks Until the Next Big Spending Bill

Posted on March 31, 2018

27 weeks! That’s how long we have until Congress will need to fund the government again. For those of us who participated in the vote last week on the 2,232-page, $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill, it’s hard to believe we’re only going to make it to September before we have to do it all over again. The good news is 27 weeks is more than enough time to...

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Tell Secretary Zinke to Rescind Bears Ears

Tell Secretary Zinke to Rescind Bears Ears

Posted on May 19, 2017

I need your help. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recently finished his visit to the state of Utah as part of his review of controversial national monument designations. The top monument designation on Secretary Zinke’s list is the Bears Ears National Monument and whether he should recommend rescinding this designation. Secretary Zinke met with elected...

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