The House passed H.R. 2582, the bipartisan “Confirming State Land Grants for Education Act.” Introduced by Rep. Mia Love (R-UT), the bill resolves a longstanding legal issue and authorizes the Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration’s to acquire 500 acres of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands in Utah.
Primary Residential Mortgage Inc. (PRMI) and SecurityNational Mortgage Company (SecurityNational) have agreed to pay the United States $5 million and $4.25 million, respectively, to resolve separate allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by knowingly originating and underwriting mortgage loans insured by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Federal Housing Administration (FHA) that did not meet applicable requirements, the Justice Department announced today. Both lenders are headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah
Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) and Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL) have sent a bipartisan letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), Congress’ investigative arm, requesting a review of federal and state oversight of sober homes
HUD CHARGES UTAH MANAGEMENT COMPANY AND LANDLORDS WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it charged a group of Utah property owners and their property manager with violating the Fair Housing Act by refusing to allow a single mother and her son, who has disabilities, to keep an assistance animal and by using burdensome policies and forms for reasonable accommodation requests for assistance animals at four properties.
Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) released the following statement Friday, concerning Senate legislation specifically designed to federalize our nation’s water infrastructure financing system.
Responding to the Supreme Court’s issuance of a stay on the EPA’s heavy-handed regulations on coal-fired power plants, Senator Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, the senior Republican in the United States Senate, applauded the decision.
The Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the State of Utah have reached an agreement with Salt Lake County to resolve alleged Clean Water Act violations associated with the County’s stormwater management program. This agreement, lodged as a consent decree in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah today, requires the county to take specific measures to reduce illegal stormwater and non-stormwater discharges to Jordan River Valley
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Justice, and the State of Utah have reached an agreement with Salt Lake County to resolve alleged Clean Water Act violations associated with the county’s stormwater management program. This agreement, lodged today as a consent decree in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, requires the county to take specific measures to reduce illegal stormwater and non-stormwater discharges to Jordan River Valley surface waters by thoroughly implementing the requirements of its municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) permit.
Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) released the following statement Thursday, reminding Republican leaders that the upcoming government funding bill is the last opportunity conservatives have to stop the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s new “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Final Rule.”
wo Utah companies are running a nationwide abusive scheme that purports to use false tax deductions and claims of the solar energy credit to reduce their customers’ federal income tax liability, according to a complaint filed today by the Justice Department. The United States’ complaint seeks to stop Utah companies RaPower-3 LLC and International Automated Systems Inc
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