Both Sides of the Aisle Archive

Minimum wage vs. living wage, special elections and health care

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

Gun Control, Drama in the Utah Democratic Party and the Golden State Warriors

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

What to do about Gary Ott, Hourglass Appreciation Night and Our Schools Now

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

Winder Goes to Moab, Reporting Errors at the DABC and Covfefe

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City.

United Utah Party, a New GOP Chairman and 3rd District Candidates

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

Special Elections, Shauna Lake and Mormons Building Bridges

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

FBI Director James Comey Fired, Sen. Orrin Hatch’s Comments of the Week and the Utah Jazz Fall to Golden State

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

More Jail Beds for Salt Lake County, Ranked Choice Voting, National Monuments Under the Microscope, and More – Episode 183 (5/04/17)

This week Natalie is joined by Rep. Mike Winder on The right, and Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Hoauk on The Left to talk about

What’s Jason Thinking?, The Huntsman Cancer Institute Kerfuffle, and Reviewing the Antiquities Act – Episode 182 (4/27/17)

This week Natalie Gochnour is joined by Senator Gene Davis filling-in on The Left, and Senator Todd Weiler filling-in on The Right.

Chaffetz Won’t Run Again, Turmoil at Huntsman Cancer Institute, and Our Air Quality Gets an ‘F’ – Episode 181 (4/20/17)

This week Former State Senator Steve Urquhart fills-in for Natalie Gochnour, and is joined by Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams and

The Guv’s High Approval Rating, Tesla Still Out of Luck in Utah, and the Bern to Return – Episode 180 (4/13/17)

This week former Republican State Senator Stephen Urquhart joins Jim and Natalie to talk about Jason Chaffetz’s declining approval ratings; Whether Jon

The Political Challenges of Homeless Shelters, a Raucous Town Hall for Congressman Stewart, and More – Episode 179 (4/6/17)

This week Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams joins Natalie and Dan to talk about the political challenges of dealing with the

Josh Romney for Governor?, Draper City Considers a Homeless Shelter, and Congressional Republicans’ Health Bill Fails – Episode 178 (3/30/17)

This week Jim, Dan, and Natalie talk about whether Josh Romney could be a candidate for governor; Sen. Hatch suggests he might

The Big GOP Health Bill Vote, Will Herbert Veto the .05 Bill, and McAdams Taking Heat for a Homeless Shelter – Episode 177 (3/23/17)

This week Natalie, Jim, and Dan talk about the big vote on the GOP health bill this week; the news that Trump’s

Winder Self-Edits His Wikipedia, the GOP’s Health Plan, and Utah’s .05 Blood Alcohol Level – Episode 176 (3/16/17)

This week Natalie, Dan, and Jim are back in the studio, and somewhat rested after the 45-day session. They discuss whether Salt

Last-Minute Salt Lake Land Grab?, Tax Reforms Delayed, Barbershop Neck Massages, and More – Episode 175 (3/9/17)

It’s the final week of the session and Natalie, Jim, and Dan are talking about a last-minute bill to shape development in

Goodbye Curtain, Hello Zion Moat?, Will Lawmakers Tax Food?, Budget Wrangling, and More – Episode 174 (3/2/17)

With the end of the session fast approaching Jim, Dan, and Natalie discuss whether former Gov. Jon Huntsman could be working for

Outdoor Retailers to Leave Utah, a GOP Official Opposes Equal Pay for Women, and is Tax Reform in the Works? – Episode 173 (2/23/17)

It’s week five for the legislature and Jim, Dan, and Natalie discuss the Outdoor Retailers conventions deciding to leave Utah after a

Turmoil for the White House, an Outdoor Retailer Showdown, and Did Paid Outsiders Scream at Chaffetz? – Episode 172 (2/16/17)

The session is half way over, and this week Natalie, Jim, and Dan talk about the Outdoor Retailer showdown with Utah lawmakers

Week 3 of the Session, Utahns March to Support Refugees, and Lawmakers Urge Trump to Rollback Bears Ears – Episode 171 (2/9/17)

It’s the third week of the legislative session, and this week Natalie, Dan, and Jim talk about Jim’s criticizing of last year’s

Week Two of the Session, Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee, and Will the Zion Curtain Fall This Year? – Episode 170 (2/2/17)

It’s week two of the legislative session, and Natalie, Rep. Dan McCay, and Rep. Brian King discuss Trump’s conservative SCOTUS nominee Neil

Week One of the Session, Speaker Hughes Focuses on Homelessness, and Lawmakers Hear Utah Women Roar – Episode 169 (1/26/17)

It’s the first week of the 2017 legislative session, and Dan, Jim, and Natalie are recording on Capitol Hill. This week they

Inauguration, Chaffetz Calls Ethics Foul By Ethics Official, and Audit Finds Possible Corruption by Former Fire Authority Leaders – Episode 168 (1/19/17)

It’s inauguration week, and Jim, Dan, and Natalie are wondering if this time around it’s NO Hope and ALL Change? Also, who

Obama’s Final Address, Trump’s Team in the Hot Seat, & OR Threatens to Leave Utah Again – Episode 167 (1/12/17)

This week Jim, Dan, and Natalie talk about the upcoming legislative session and the Our Schools Now petition movement – will it

State Inauguration, Public Pushback on Homeless Shelters, & How to Spend Political Capital – Episode 166 (1/5/17)

This week Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams joins Natalie and Dan to talk about the opening of 2017 and the state

Best Gripes of 2016 – Episode 165 (12/29/16)

In this show we highlight some of the best gripes from Both Sides of the Aisle in 2016. So sit back, grab

Review of Utah Politics & News in 2016 – Episode 164 (12/22/16)

For the week before Christmas Jim, Dan, and Natalie review the political high-points and low-points, winners and losers of 2016 in Utah.

Homeless Shelters, Amazon Deal Confusion, Russian Meddling – Episode 163 (12/15/16)

This week Natalie, Jim, and Dan talk about Salt Lake City’s four new homeless shelters – did the state give the city

An 8th Term for Orrin?, Legislative Committees Get Scrambled, & Herbert’s Budget – Episode 162 (12/8/16)

This week Natalie, Jim, and Dan talk about what it would mean if Sen. Orrin Hatch runs again for an 8th term

Trump Using the ‘Art of the Deal’ on Romney? Could Mr. Noel Go to Washington? Huntsman for Senate in 2018? – Episode 161 (12/1/16)

This week Natalie, Jim, and Dan critique Trump’s cabinet picks; is Trump using ‘The Art of the Deal’ on Mitt Romney?; Could