Utah Senate President Wayne Niederhauser stepping down from Legislature at year’s end

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Senate President Wayne Niederhauser not only won’t run again for his leadership position but he won’t be in the Legislature at all. The Sandy Republican previously announced he wouldn’t run for another term as president but as recently as last week said he intended to seek re-election to the Senate. But Niederhauser said Wednesday he started to question that decision as the 2018 Legislature adjourned late last Thursday. “For the last few days, I have carefully evaluated the pros and cons of seeking another term in office. The pros outnumbered the cons almost 3 to 1,” He said. “While on paper the decision seemed obvious,… Read More

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