Holly Richardson is the editor of Utah Policy and a columnist for the Deseret News. A former Utah legislator, she holds a master’s degree in professional communication and a Ph.D. in political science, where she focused on public administration/nonprofit management and international relations. She and her husband, Greg, are the parents of a large and unique family.

The former Senate candidate and state lawmaker wants to promote pragmatic solutions rather than partisan conflict.
Both women blazed their own trails in an era that wasn’t exactly supportive of female trailblazers
It’s been 23 years since the last time 2 women held major political offices in the state.
Luckily, most of them become amusing with the passage of time
Two quarts of gravy, eight boxes of stuffing mix, two 10x15 pans of Jello, a gallon of heavy whipping cream, four jars of jam and dessert.
Abraham Lincoln knew something of dark days. Yet time and again, Lincoln chose hope.
Tammy Murphy says that she is ‘proud of everything we’ve accomplished — but I know there’s a lot more to do’
In the northern region of Tigray, site of a brutal 2-year civil war, 5.4 million out of a total of 6 million people rely on international food aid. Hunger now accounts for more than two-thirds of all the deaths in the region
“The kindest things anyone ever did for me, were also very very simple.”
The war that erupted without warning turned previously peaceful Sudanese homes into cemeteries
Ariel Defay will replace Brad Wilson when he resigns on Nov. 15
“The middle is messy, but it’s also where the magic happens.”
Greene’s resolution to censure Rep. Rashida Tlaib failed, with 23 Republicans voting no. She was not pleased
The ‘Great Commission’ of the U.S. Constitution can be summed up in 4 words: ‘We the People’ are to be ‘just, peaceful, good and free’
Greene said earlier that Gaetz had left the GOP in a weakened position after ousting McCarthy. Gaetz said it was worth it
Turkey President Erdogan sends Sweden’s NATO bid to parliament for ratification
Alsu Kurmasheva is the second U.S. journalist detained in Russia this year, after Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich was arrested on espionage charges in March.
The department is advising all U.S. citizens around the world to exercise increased caution due to the ‘potential for terrorist attacks, demonstrations or violent actions against U.S. citizens’
For families who do not know if their loved ones are dead or taken hostage or lying in a hospital somewhere, the anguish of not knowing keeps them stuck in a cycle of pain and numbness, hope and despair.
What do you save from the pile of old journals, pedigree charts, group sheets, loose papers and books of remembrance?
There have been a total of 4 earthquakes measuring 6.3 in the last 8 days
13 candidates and 6 rounds of balloting were needed before a winner was selected
I used to think if I just told them to do their chores, they would. I quickly learned I need a system — and I need to be the example.
Hope is quickly fading due to lack of equipment, experienced rescuers and a functioning health care system
Several villages have “completely perished.” Rescuers are trying to dig through rubble with their bare hands.
She says if Trump is speaker, it would be a Trump rally every day and the House would be a ‘MAGA House’
Katalin Karikó knew that mRNA was valuable in vaccines and new medications. She remained undeterred, among many set-backs. Her research was the building block for COVID-19 vaccines.
“Happiness is not a destination. Happiness is a direction.”
Police Chief Gideon Cody’s departure came after the AP obtained body camera footage of the raid.