Government

Box Elder tax increment program for biofuels company is on hold

Washakie Renewable Energy expansion

Box Elder County made ready to help a biofuels company’s expansion plans. But four years...

Politics

Weber Co. Commission hopefuls Couts, Froerer hammer Ebert on property tax hike

Weber County commission

The issue has emerged as a hot topic in the race. The three Republicans face off in the June 26 primary.


Politics

Democrats Weiland, Castillo focus on access, health care in U.S. House race

Weiland castillo

The winner in the June 26 primary for the 1st District seat faces GOP incumbent Rob Bishop and two others in the Nov. 6 general election.


Politics

Republican Primary Candidates for Davis County Commissioner Seat A

Davis Commission Seat B web only

Learn more about the Republican primary candidates for the Davis County Commissioner Seat A. 


Politics

Republican Primary Candidates for Davis County Commission Seat B

Davis Commission B web only

Learn more about the Republican primary candidates for Davis County Commission Seat B. 


Business

Lawmakers rip tariffs enacted in name of national security

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pointing to damage done to home-state companies, lawmakers from both parties Wednesday criticized tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national security. The Trump administration has turned to a little-used weapon in...


Business

Central bank chiefs of 4 major nations raise trade concerns

Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON (AP) — The leaders of the central banks of four major economies expressed alarm Wednesday that multiple trade conflicts are threatening to slow global growth. The officials said at a conference in Portugal that the escalating trade fights involving the United States, China and Europe...


Business

Trump meets with lawmakers about ZTE deal opposed in Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has met with lawmakers after the Senate moved to block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S. ZTE is accused of violating trade laws by selling sensitive technologies to North Korea and Iran. The...


Business

Fed chair signals gradual rate hikes in tame inflation era

Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Federal Reserve will likely keep raising short-term interest rates at only a gradual pace, Fed chair Jerome Powell said Wednesday, partly because there are few signs, so far, that the ultra-low U.S. unemployment rate is pushing up inflation. In a speech in Portugal,...


Government

House struggles to unite behind bills to stem border crisis

Trump Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Paul Ryan is pushing ahead with votes on rival House GOP immigration bills, but neither appears to have enough support for passage, forcing the Trump administration to consider executive action to stem the crisis of family separations at the border. President Donald Trump...


Government

Senate blocks Trump plan to cut $15B in unused spending

Spending Cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has blocked a White House plan to cut almost $15 billion in unused government money slated for children’s health insurance and other programs. Fifty senators voted against the measure Wednesday, with 48 supporting it. The House narrowly passed the plan this month. It...


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