State Government Archive

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 114 (1/7/16)

This week Natalie, Dan, and Rep. Brian King discuss Jackie Biskupski taking the reins as Salt Lake City’s new mayor; Rep. Chaffetz

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 112 (12/24/15)

Natalie, Jim, and Dan review the top news and political stories of 2015, including “winners” and “losers”, their hopes for 2016, and

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 110 (12/10/15)

This week Jim, Natalie, and Dan talk about the Utes playing BYU on New Year’s Day; the state’s budget surplus; gamesmanship on

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 109 (12/3/15)

This week Jim, Natalie and Dan talk about Salt Lake being the “least free” city, Mayor-elect Biskupski transition into office, and Jim

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 108 (11/26/15)

This week Jim, Natalie, and Dan discuss the sale of the Gateway Mall, and a regional plan for addressing homelessness.  Also choosing

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 107 (11/19/15)

This week Natalie, Jim, and Dan talk about Jackie Biskupski officially winning the Salt Lake City mayoral race and becoming the city’s

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 106 (11/12/15)

This week Jim, Natalie, and Dan discuss the LDS Church’s decision to exclude children of same-sex parents and the “Family Homo Evening”

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 103 (10/22/15)

This week Former Lt. Governor Greg Bell, Peter Corroon, Democratic Party Chair, and former Republican Part Chair Thomas Wright discuss: the Presidential

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 102 (10/15/15)

This week Sen Jim Dabakis is joined by Sen. Todd Weiler on the Right and Former Lt. Governor Greg Bell in the

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 101 (10/8/15)

This week Jim, Natalie and Rep. Dan McCay talk about Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s bid for U.S. House Speaker, a group of Utah

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 100 (10/1/15)

This week Natalie is joined by Lauren Littlefield, Executive Director of the Utah Democratic Party on the Left, and Rep. Dan McCay

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 99 (9/24/15)

This week Jim, Natalie and Sen. Todd Weiler (filling in on the Right) discuss the Pope’s visit, vacancies in the LDS Church’s

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 96 (9/3/15)

This week Jim, Natalie, and Thomas Wright (filling in on the Right) discuss whether too many polls are leading political discussion.  Also

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 95 (8/27/15)

This week Jim, Natalie, and Chris Bleak (filling in on the Right) discuss the political climate now – is there a populist,

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 94 (8/20/15)

With no one on The Right this week, Jim converses with Natalie on her experience working with Federal agencies like the EPA

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 93 (8/13/15)

This week the gang’s back together.  Greg, Jim, and Natalie mull over Donald Trump’s latest gaffs, the presidential race, Salt Lake Mayoral

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 92 (8/6/15)

This week Natalie, Jim, and Thomas Wright (filling in on the Right) talk about the upcoming Republican Presidential debates, the Salt Lake

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 90 (7/23/15)

This week Natalie, Greg, and Brian King (filling in on the Left) talk about Republican leaders reaching a Medicaid Expansion deal proposal,

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 89 (7/16/15)

This week Natalie, Rep. Brian King (filling in on the Left), and Sen. Todd Weiler (filling in on the Right) talk about

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 88 (7/9/15)

This week Natalie, Chris Bleak (filling in for Greg on the Right), and Rep. Brian King (filling in for Jim on the

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 86 (6/25/15)

This week Jim, Greg, and Natalie talk about petty politics in Salt Lake City Mayoral race, rural Garfield County declaring a state

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 85 (6/18/15)

This week Jim, Greg, and Natalie discuss Police Chief Burbank’s sudden resignation after clashing with Mayor Becker over sexual harassment allegations. Also

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 84 (6/11/15)

This week former Lt. Gov. Greg Bell fills in for Natalie to join Jim Dabakis and Chris Bleak (filling in for Greg

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 83 (6/4/15)

This week Jim, Natalie, and Chris Bleak (filling in for Greg) talk about Amanda Smith going to private sector, Ken Ivory being

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 82 (5/28/15)

This week Natalie, Greg, and Rep. Brian King (Filling in for Jim) discuss Medicaid expansion (yes, again), the developing Presidential race, immigration

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 80 (5/14/15)

This week Natalie, Greg, and Jim get into the GOP’s acceptance of the new Count My Vote law, a possible challenge by

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 79 (5/7/15)

This week Greg, Jim and Natalie converse about the Economist’s recent article – is Utah really “Young, tolerant and surprising”?  Also, Quality

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 76 (4/16/15)

This week Jim, Greg, and Natalie discuss Jim’s decision now to leave the mayoral race.  Also Hillary and other GOP candidates in

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 75 (4/9/15)

This week Jim, Greg and Natalie talk about Jim’s decision to run for Salt Lake City mayor, a review of President Obama’s

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: April 8, 2015) – Theda Skocpol is the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government, Sociology