| Congressman Hansen Announces His Retirement
|At the conclusion of this term, I will have served
in the United States House of Representatives for twenty-two years.
Prior to that, I served in the Utah House for eight years, the last
two as Speaker of the House. Prior to that, I served 12 years in the
Farmington City Council.
| LDS Church Weighs In on Utah Alcohol Laws
|Utah legislative leaders met with leaders of
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to discuss state and
local issues. The routine pre-session luncheon was held right before
Christmas with the church's Special Affairs Committee, made up of
general authorities of the church and church employees. "Before every
general session, leadership of both parties are invited down to meet
with the church's Special Affairs Committee. We've done that for as
long as I've been up here," said House Speaker Marty Stephens.
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