Peter Corroon

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Name: Peter Corroon
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Democrats want a chance to compete for Valentine seat

State Democratic Party Chairman Peter Corroon wants Democrats to be able to compete to replace Sen. John Valentine, R-Orem, who was recently named to head the Utah State Tax Commission.Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret NewsEnlarge photo»SALT LAKE CITY — State ... [Published Deseret Morning News - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Utah Democrats, Republicans disagree on way to fill Senate vacancy

SALT LAKE CITY — There could be a general election for State Senate District 14, but there won’t be.That’s the word from State Senator John Valentine and the Utah County Republican Party.“I wouldn’t want to presuppose that my nomination is going to sail ... [Published Fox13now - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

News roundup: GOP candidates seek Mitt Romney support

Romney the new consensus GOP leader. Nonpartisan elections after Swallow, Shurtleff scandal? Utah lobbyists must now wear badges.Happy Monday. Mitt Romney may be saying no to another presidential run but he's become the go-to campaign surrogate for ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

News roundup: Obama: Don't get me impeached over immigration

Obama: Don't get me impeached over immigration. Shurtleff, Swallow charged. 'Sad day in Utah history.'Happy Wednesday. 'Twas a big day in Utah politics yesterday, and we've rounded up all the news you need below. But first, an interesting story out ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Utah politicians react to arrests of Shurtleff, Swallow

SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert called it a sad day in Utah and a black eye for the state — but at least one high-ranking Republican disagrees.Rep. Jim Dunnigan helped spearhead the Special House Investigative Committee, which ultimately led to what ... [Published Fox13now - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

County’s managed-care system working pretty well

Salt Lake County’s move to a managed-care system to provide mental health and substance-abuse treatment to county residents received generally favorable marks in an independent, 58-page audit released Tuesday."It’s not often I get to share generally positive ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Political impact felt in one-party state

Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow leaves the Salt Lake County jail after being booked and posting bond Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in South Salt Lake City.Tom Smart, Deseret NewsSALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert called the arrests Tuesday of former ... [Published Deseret Morning News - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Op-ed: A living wage is in reach, and Utah should make it a priority

As the discussion of whether to raise the minimum wage presses forward, we need to realize that one of the greatest threats to our nation is the loss of our middle class. The increasing gap between the rich and the poor is not good — for the rich or ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 1 reports

Agents searching homes of Swallow, Shurtleff

Sandy »For months, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill and Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings have been investigating the two men, along with others, with help from state and federal agents, as part of a sweeping probe of alleged wrongdoing tied ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jun 03 2014]
First reported May 08 2014 - Updated May 08 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Don’t discriminate against gay couples

Peter Corroon, former Salt Lake County mayor and newly elected chairperson of the Utah Democratic Party, was correct when he stated in his excellent article in Sunday’s Salt Lake Tribune, "If the State of Utah is going to be in the marriage business, ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - May 08 2014]
First reported May 01 2014 - Updated May 02 2014 - 1 reports

Obamacare enrollment surges in Utah, despite early snags

The number of Utahns who found health coverage on Obamacare’s insurance marketplace more than doubled in the last month of its initial sign-up period –– bringing total enrollment to 84,601.Utah had higher enrollment than similarly-sized states of Nevada, ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - May 01 2014]

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"whether it would have become a democratic seat or not, the issue whether the citizens should be selecting their next elected official or the republican party should be" Corroon said

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Democrats want a chance to compete for Valentin... [Published Deseret Morning News - Aug 15 2014]
Democrats question timing of Valentine's resign... [Published Central Utah Daily Herald - Aug 15 2014]
Utah Democrats, Republicans disagree on way to ... [Published Fox13now - Aug 14 2014]
News roundup: GOP candidates seek Mitt Romney s... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Aug 04 2014]
News roundup: Obama: Don't get me impeached ove... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jul 16 2014]
Utah politicians react to arrests of Shurtleff,... [Published Fox13now - Jul 16 2014]
County’s managed-care system working pretty well [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jul 16 2014]
Political impact felt in one-party state [Published Deseret Morning News - Jul 16 2014]
State leaders, neighbors react to arrests of fo... [Published KUTV.com - Jul 16 2014]
Op-ed: A living wage is in reach, and Utah shou... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jun 13 2014]
Agents searching homes of Swallow, Shurtleff [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jun 03 2014]
Letter: Don’t discriminate against gay couples [Published Salt Lake Tribune - May 08 2014]
Obamacare enrollment surges in Utah, despite ea... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - May 01 2014]
Backers say Count My Vote will empower women [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Feb 13 2014]
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