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Political Cornflakes: Elections Forecasting and Fundraising Gaps

(KCPW News) Election Day is 18 days away and it would appear things aren’t looking so good for Democrats. To learn more, KCPW’s Roger McDonough spoke with Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune and author of Political Cornflakes – a daily, online roundup of Utah politics. Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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Utah’s Fourth District Race Takes a Softer Tone

(KCPW News) The quarterly campaign fundraising numbers are in from the Federal Election Commission, and there are few surprises. For example, Republican candidate for Congress Mia Love raised roughly four times as much money as her Democratic opponent, Doug Owens—with much of Love’s contributions coming from out-of-state. Still, the Fourth District promises to be a […]

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Owens, Love Clash in Debate

(KCPW News) The Utah Debate Commission held its final debate of the election season on Tuesday night. The last of five debates featured the major candidates vying for Utah’s Fourth Congressional District: Democrat Doug Owens and Republican Mia Love. The two are hoping to fill the shoes of outgoing Democratic Rep. Jim Matheson, who announced […]

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Audit Raises Concerns over Economic Incentive Program

(KCPW News) A committee at the state legislature on Tuesday heard findings from an audit on the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED)—and those findings were less than complimentary. The Office of the Utah State Audit expressed concerns about a lack of oversight in a corporate incentive program. GOED has awarded over $600 million in […]

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Herbert’s Healthy Utah Plan Finally Coming into Focus

(KCPW News) Slowly but surely, the details of Utah Governor Gary Herbert’s Healthy Utah plan are coming to light. The plan started out in February as an attempt at a middle-of-the-road solution for how to expand Medicaid in the state, and from the beginning, Herbert has made personal accountability a major component of Healthy Utah. […]

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