“On Point”, Utah’s first all-female political show

I had the opportunity today to record the first “On Point” show with Senator Deidre Henderson and Michelle Mumford.  We talked about corruption, transparency, dark money, funding roads and a bit about education. Check it out and tune in next week. I am really excited about this! I look forward to talking with many women…

It’s official! I’m running for the House!

I love the people of District 57 and I love Utah.  I love our political process and the ability to have a friendly, robust debate on the issues we face. Our state needs people in politics who are effective, honest and who will listen to all sides as they work to find the best possible…

Holly on the Hill turns 4! The blog, that is…..

Four years ago this week, I was sitting in a committee meeting without any specific bills to track and wondering what I could do to multi-task (and honestly, to keep myself awake in some of those meetings). I don’t knit, I don’t crochet and while I play a mean game of Thumb Wars, it tends…

Day One

Day One is done. At 8 am, my family and I met with Governor Gary Herbert in the Gold Room. He related to us the story of the Chinese delegation that had come to Utah. Making polite conversation, they asked Governor Herbert how he had come to be the Governor. He explained that he had…

Meet Holly on the Hill

Holly Richardson is a conservative political activist who writes an award-winning blog covering Utah and national politics. Known as “Holly on the Hill,” she has been on Utah’s Capitol Hill during the annual legislative session for the last decade. As a blogger, she has developed relationships with legislators, reporters and many others involved in the…

Daily Fix, Jan 31

Welcome to the last day of January. One week down for the legislative session, 5 1/2 to go. The big news of the weekend in Utah politics is that the special election to replace former Rep Craig Frank was held and a replacement chosen. Big news on the world scene is the chaos going on…

Just a little bit of news……

Not sure anyone noticed the blogging has been kinda light over the last few days but I’ve been a tad busy. You see, there was this very unique situation that came up in my legislative district – the sitting representative found out he didn’t actually live in his district. The ensuing twists and turns were…