Politics Up Close Archive

Politics Up Close: Jim Bradley, Stephen Sandstrom

Democrat Jim Bradley has been a longtime fixture in Salt Lake County politics. Serving as chairman of the county commission for four

Politics Up Close: Mayor Ralph Becker, Congressional Candidate Chris Stewart

Salt Lake City’s plans to restrict electronic billboards survived during this year’s legislative session. But changes will still be coming to the

Politics Up Close: Independent Congressional Candidate Joe Andrade, Brent Goodfellow Runs for County Council

Usually, political candidates who want to go to Washington pledge to put Utah first. But University of Utah engineering professor Joe Andrade,

Politics Up Close: Winder Runs for County Mayor

West Valley City Mayor Mike Winder is plowing ahead with his bid for Salt Lake County Mayor. The candidate has picked up

Politics Up Close: Legislative Session Ends

The 2012 legislative session is now over. And with no immigration battles or open records fight, it was certainly calmer than 2011.

Politics Up Close: Caucus Meetings and Agriculture Recording Controversy

In less than two weeks, the Utah Republican and Democratic parties will hold neighborhood caucus meetings across the state. There, delegates will

Politics Up Close: Former Superlobbyist Jack Abramoff

Former Utah House Speaker David Clark now has his sights set on a higher political office, running for Congress in the 2nd

Politics Up Close: Western Energy Alliance & Revamping Department of Environmental Quality Boards

A new study in Eastern Utah’s energy-rich Uintah Basin is being called the most comprehensive air quality study ever done in Utah.

Politics Up Close: Sean Reyes Runs for Attorney General, State of Oil & Gas Drilling in Utah

Republican Sean Reyes wants to be Utah’s next Attorney General. He counts among his accomplishments becoming one of the first minority attorneys

Bill Would Create Incentive for Hiring Homeless Employees

Employers would get rewarded for hiring the homeless, under a bill being proposed this legislative session. Thursday, lawmakers in the House Revenue