Peter Corroon

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Name: Peter Corroon
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Utah to hire private lab to process rape kits

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:SALT LAKE CITY — Utah is planning to set up new private laboratories to speed a backlog in evidence related to rape.Lawmakers this year set aside $750,000 toward the effort. ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 2 reports

Utah Democrats Challenge Thatcher on Rape Victims

Man Drugging a Woman's Drink (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) – Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice interim committee meeting, during a presentation on Rep. Seelig’s HB157 - Rape Kit Processing Amendments, Senator Daniel Thatcher (R-West Valley) questioned ... [Published KCSG 4 - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Democratic leader, liking chances in November, visits Park City

Peter Corroon, the chairman of the Utah Democratic Party, stopped in the Park City area last week as part of his efforts to visit each county in the state. Courtesy of the Utah Democratic PartyThe chairman of the state Democratic Party likes the party's ... [Published Park Record - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

News roundup: Only 16 percent approve of Congress

Poll: Only 16 percent approve of Congress. BLM hasn't inspected 'high risk' oil and gas facilities. UDOT plans oil pipeline.Happy Monday. In a few months, Americans will head to the polls to decide on congressional races but a new poll shows most voters ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jun 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 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Utah Spends More on Prisoners than Students

Prison Corridor (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) - A FiveThirtyEight analysis of education spending across the country revealed that, contrary to claims from legislative and executive leaders, per-pupil funding in Utah has continued to decline. Utah Democratic ... [Published KCSG 4 - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 2 reports

Utah Dems React to Swallow and Shurtleff Searches

Search warrants (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) - Numerous media outlets are reporting that search warrants have been executed on the homes of former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow. Utah Democratic Party Chair Peter Corroon issued ... [Published KCSG 4 - 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]
First reported Apr 26 2014 - Updated Apr 26 2014 - 2 reports

Democrats elect Corroon as chairman, tap Owens in 4th District

Democrats chose a familiar face Saturday as their new state chairman: former Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon.The Utah Democratic Convention also nominated Doug Owens — the attorney son of former Rep. Wayne Owens, D-Utah — to face Republican Mia Love ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 26 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Contest begins for new chairman of Utah Democratic Party

It may be a thankless job, but the post of Utah Democratic chairman is attracting a couple of high-profile candidates — former Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon and Brigham Young University political scientist Richard Davis.Both seek to replace Jim ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Feb 13 2014 - Updated Feb 13 2014 - 1 reports

Backers say Count My Vote will empower women

Replacing party caucuses with primary elections will empower women voters in Utah, advocates of the Count My Vote initiative said Wednesday."I am not a political person, but I feel strongly that women need a say in the political system," business owner ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Feb 13 2014]

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Utah Democratic Party Chairman Peter Corroon disagreed. "these victims have endured a terrible sexual assault, and then had to submit themselves to an incredibly invasive process and exam" Corroon said in a news release
...endured a terrible sexual assault, and then had to submit themselves to an incredibly invasive process and exam," Corroon said in a news release. "the legislature’s job is not to prioritize these cases, and these victims. all sexual-assault kits have evidentiary value, because all sexual-assault victims have value."
"we believe that summit county can help transform, or start to transform, utah into a more evenly balanced state politically" Corroon said

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Utah to hire private lab to process rape kits [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jun 19 2014]
Utah Democrats Challenge Thatcher on Rape Victims [Published KCSG 4 - Jun 19 2014]
Utah to hire private labs to analyze stockpiled... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jun 19 2014]
Democratic leader, liking chances in November, ... [Published Park Record - Jun 18 2014]
News roundup: Only 16 percent approve of Congress [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jun 16 2014]
Op-ed: A living wage is in reach, and Utah shou... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jun 13 2014]
Utah Spends More on Prisoners than Students [Published KCSG 4 - Jun 13 2014]
Utah Dems React to Swallow and Shurtleff Searches [Published KCSG 4 - Jun 03 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]
Democrats elect Corroon as chairman, tap Owens ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 26 2014]
Democrats elect Corroon as new state party chai... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 26 2014]
Contest begins for new chairman of Utah Democra... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 05 2014]
Backers say Count My Vote will empower women [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Feb 13 2014]
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