Finance Chairman Ron Wyden (D., Ore.) and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R., Utah), jointly proposed a set of changes to help fix the problem of tax-refund identity theft.
Faced with a draconian decision by the United States Supreme Court in late April which all but eliminated meaningful restitution for child pornography victims, U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) spearheaded a comprehensive legislative fix (S. Show More Summary
Sen. Orrin Hatch, the top Republican on Senate Finance, has left the door open to a short-term fix on corporate inversions in a letter to Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew.
The idea that businesses cannot have religious liberty protections because they are not individuals or nonprofits is "total bunk," Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, said.
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) denounced Senate Democrats for introducing a bill Wednesday to overturn the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision. The legislation would alter the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, cited by the Supreme Court in its ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, which passed both Houses of Congress and was signed by President Bill Clinton. Show More Summary
William Galston writes in the Wall Street Journal about a Republican senator’s plans to force a confrontation on government disability benefits. Though Mr. Galston doesn’t seem to see it this way, it sounds as if Sen. Orrin Hatch plans to hold benefits for disabled Americans hostage in order to force Social Security cuts on everyone. Sen. Show More Summary
Glenn Beck called into his radio show from his ranch and was whining about Orrin Hatch and other Republicans who had supported Thad Cochran's victory of the Tea Partiers' new favorite toy, Chris McDaniel. Beck got so riled up over it that he ran outside his yard and started shooting off his rifle to relieve the stress. Sen. Show More Summary
BY LISA KEEN / Keen News Service PENNSYLVANIA IS SAFE AS NUMBER 19: A federal judge in Pennsylvania denied a petition Tuesday from a county clerk who asked to serve as intervenor in an appeal to defend the state’s ban...
Yesterday it was announced that President Obama plans to issue an executive order forbidding federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT employees. Today Sen. Orrin Hatch declared that he wants to create the same gaping religious loophole in the order that has caused several major LGBT rights groups to denounce ENDA. Show More Summary
Orrin Hatch says a presidential executive order banning anti-LGBT discrimination should let religiously affiliated employers opt out. read more
Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) is calling for religious exemptions to be included in the executive order President Obama is expected to issue that will protect LGBT employees of federal contractors from discrimination. The Washington Blade reports: “While the specifics of...
St George News In a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday, Finance Committee ranking member Orrin Hatch highlighted taxpayer-funded unions at the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Internal Revenue Service.
All photos by Greg Gibson. Asian Republican Coalition co-chairmen Tom Britt and John Ying are joined at their launch event by US Senator Orrin Hatch (right). On a sunny afternoon in early May, a number of Republican insiders, lobbyists,...Show More Summary
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has been operating without a director for almost a year and a half, and Sen. Orrin Hatch is calling it “inexcusable.” Here’s his politely pissed off letter to President Barack Obama. [Corporate Counsel] ...Show More Summary
Today, we take a look at the state of the states. Gambit tells us why Bobby Jindal will never, ever be president. Juanita Jean's turns a gimlet eye to Utah's Orrin Hatch. Brains and Eggs has some thought about courage in Houston. Bonus...Show More Summary
The Associated Press reported this week: Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch says legal gay marriage is almost certain to become a reality throughout the United States. “Let’s face it, anybody who does not believe that gay marriage is going to be the law of the land just hasn’t been observing what’s going on,” Hatch said Wednesday on […]
Sen. Orrin Hatch, a conservative Republican from Utah, says anyone who doesn't believe marriage equality will soon be the law of the land 'just isn't living in the real world.' Featured Image: read more
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) admitted Wednesday that same-sex marriage will soon be legal across the United States, even if it's something that he vehemently opposes. In an interview with KSL NewsRadio yesterday, he said that "sooner or later" gay marriage will be approved on a large scale by the Supreme Court. Show More Summary
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) predicted that “sooner or later gay marriage is probably going to be approved by the Supreme Court” on “The Doug Wright Show” on Wednesday. Hatch was clear that he didn’t think legalizing same-sex marriage was...Show More Summary
Orrin Hatch tells local radio station: Get over it, guys. Marriage equality is going to be the law of the land.