Lee Davidson, Salt Lake Tribune

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Past articles by Lee:

Mitt Romney proposes raising minimum wage to $10 an hour

Mitt Romney proposes raising minimum wage to $10 an hour, up from $7.25 → Read More

Utah House kills bill to hike fees on electric, hybrid vehicles

House kills bill that would have increased fees for electric, hybrid vehicles. → Read More

As Utah Latinos lag in educational attainment, study says it’s time to find ways to help them

With Utah Latinos lagging in educational achievement, study says its time to find ways to help. → Read More

Sen. Mike Lee seeks to ban transgender athletes in women’s sports

Sen. Mike Lee introduces a bill to ban transgender athletes in women's sports. → Read More

What do special interests get for providing $9 of every $10 in Utah legislators’ campaigns?

Questions again arise about what special interests receive for the large donations they make to Utah legislators. → Read More

Utah sees a big spike in people not registering their cars after reminder postcards are stopped

More than 25% of motorist failed to re-register cars on time in September after Utah halts reminder postcards. → Read More

Biden names former aide to Utah’s Orrin Hatch to lead Operation Warp Speed

Dr. David Kessler, who was an aide to former Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, was named to help lead Operation Warp Speed. → Read More

John Curtis in anguish over whether to support impeachment of Trump

As the House debated Tuesday night whether and how to oust President Donald Trump, Utah Rep. John Curtis publicly anguished what to do in a video — saying supporting impeachment would the easiest vote but would throw away all due process that any American deserves. → Read More

Utah Rep. Chris Stewart joins challenge to electoral votes

Utah Rep. Chris Stewart decides to join a protest against electoral votes. → Read More

Utah raises it gasoline tax. Here’s what it means for drivers

Utah raises its gasoline tax by 3 cents for every 10 gallons. → Read More

Utah was fastest-growing state in last decade, according to census preview

In what is essentially a preview of the 2020 census, estimates released on Tuesday show that Utah was the nation's fastest growing state over the past decade. → Read More

As feds apologize for shipping less COVID vaccine than expected, Utah sees 2,408 new cases and 8 deaths

Utah's latest coronavirus data released from the state Department of Health. → Read More

A wild mink in Utah is the first wild animal anywhere to test positive for COVID-19, researchers say

The mink was found near an infected fur farm; Humane Society of U.S. calls for an end to fur farming. → Read More

Lawsuit seeks to force Salt Lake City School District to return to in-person classes

Eight families sued Monday seeking to force Salt Lake City School District to return to in-person classes, saying children there are unfairly and unconstitutionally harmed in the only district in the state that has offered only online classes so far → Read More

Utah Rep. Rob Bishop suffers a stroke

Just days before retiring from Congress, Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, has suffered a stroke. → Read More

Sen. Mitt Romney and allies block Trump proposal to pull many troops from Germany

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney not only criticized President Donald Trump long and loudly for planning to remove thousands of troops from Germany, he has apparently successfully helped to block it. → Read More

Drivers can expect 30-minute delays on I-15 in Clearfield on Sunday

Drivers should expect delays of 30 minutes or more on Interstate 15 in Clearfield this Sunday because of construction. And switching to the nearby parallel U.S. 89 may not help much — because construction is expected to cause weekend delays there, to → Read More

2 of every 5 riders who left UTA during pandemic say they likely never will return

Utah Transit Authority ridership recently has been down 57% compared to pre-COVID-19 levels. Worse, two of every five (41%) of those lost customers say it is unlikely they will ever return, even after the pandemic. → Read More

Crews are razing parts of the old Salt Lake City International Airport to make way for the new

Not many weeks ago, the International Terminal at Salt Lake City International Airport was still a shiny white building with gleaming floors and windows. Now it’s a twisted pile of rubble. → Read More

Allegiant begins Provo-Denver flights, offers $25 promotional flights

Allegiant airlines is launching new twice-weekly nonstop service from Provo to Denver — and is celebrating by offering promotional $25 one-way fares on select flights between the cities. → Read More