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Better Utah Update: Budgeting, SB54 Substitute, Partisan Committee Membership

On today’s Better Utah Legislative Update we hear from Chase Thomas, Policy and Advocacy Director with Alliance for a Better Utah about the budgeting process, appropriations, an attempt to undo the so-called Count My Vote elections compromise, and an effort to reform the make-up of a couple of legislative committees. Podcast: Play in new window […]

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Bill Would Allow ‘Segmentation’ of Utah’s Scenic Byways

(KCPW News) A bill from the 2015 Utah State Legislative Session that could let landowners erect billboards on Utah’s Scenic Byways has been reintroduced at this year’s session. Republican Representative Mike Noel’s HB232 would allow property owners to opt out of the National Scenic Byway designation for certain segments of their land, effectively undoing a […]

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The Daily Buzz from Sundance 2016: Day 9 (1/30/2016)

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Better Utah Legislative Update: Efforts to Restore Education Funding, Legislative Endorsements, More

During this year’s meeting of state lawmakers, KCPW is joined once again by representatives from Alliance for a Better Utah for our Better Utah Legislative Update. Today Matt Lyon, strategic advisor to the group talks about what’s passed so far and about various measures to restore education funding in Utah. Podcast: Play in new window […]

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Political Cornflakes: Obama Cites Mormon Persecution in Call for Religious Tolerance

(KCPW News) President Barack Obama this week mentioned Mormons during his first U.S. visit to a mosque. What was the context of the Mormon reference? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that and other questions to Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune and author of Political Cornflakes – a daily, online roundup of Utah […]

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