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Discontent within the Utah Republican Party

Today on the show: what’s causing a divide in the Utah Republican Party? Hinckley Institute of Politics Director Jason Perry analyzes the

Ballot initiative bingo and convention predictions

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis. They discuss

Legislature pokes back at Utah governor; ballot likely to include medical marijuana, Medicaid expansion; San Juan wants Recapture Canyon road

The power struggle between Gary Herbert and the Legislature intensifies with lawmakers overriding two of the Utah governor’s vetoes. Four of six citizen

Sinclair must-runs and media ethics

Today on the show: a conversation about fake news, media ethics and the firewall between newsrooms and their corporate owners. Dave Vergobbi,

Utah’s gender pay gap and the fear of “reefer madness”

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake

San Juan GOP is miffed at new voting boundaries, Salt Lake County sues over opioids and the Utah Jazz are back in the playoffs

At their convention, San Juan County Republicans express deep frustration over recently redrawn voting district boundaries that give the county’s majority Navajo population a

Lawsuit against the LDS Church, Bear Lake water rights and SLC inland port deal

The woman who says she was raped by a former Missionary Training Center president sues the LDS Church and comes forward to

Medical marijuana research and legislation

(Original air date: Feb. 8, 2018) Today on the show, we talk about what’s happening on Utah’s Capitol Hill relating to medical marijuana.

Sinclair must-runs and Utah, The “Doobie” State

Matt Lusty fills in for Natalie Gochnour in The Political Center and is joined on The Left by Sasha Luks-Morgan of the

Romney talks immigration, guv OKs Medicaid expansion and Utahns take to the streets over guns

Mitt Romney discusses his stance on Dreamers and promotes a merit-based U.S. immigration system. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signs a Medicaid expansion