Both Sides of the Aisle is a weekly debate over politics, policy and current issues facing the state of Utah, featuring voices representing the right, the center, and the left.

Both Sides of the Aisle

Senator Jim Dabakis(L) and Representative Greg Hughes(R)

On the right side we have Utah State House Majority Whip, Greg Hughes (R), on the left we have Utah State Senator Jim Dabakis (D), and speaking for the middle, Natalie Gochnour, Chief Economist and Senior Advisor to the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce and Associate Dean, David Eccles School of Business, Univ. of Utah.

Natalie Gochnour

Natalie Gochnour

Both Sides of the Aisle attempts to help you answer the important questions facing residents of this state, while proving that Republicans and Democrats can sit in a small room and have a meaningful conversation.

Join the conversation – Tune in Thursday mornings at 10:30am and Saturday mornings at 7:30am on KCPW, 88.3 and 105.3 FM.

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 45 (8/21/14)

This week the gang tackles college football; school board elections and the importance of education; ride share and the events in Ferguson Missouri. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (23.4MB)

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 44 (8/14/14)

Join us this episode for a discussion on a possible Romney bid for president; Lily Eskelsen Garcia elected president of the N.E.A; who will win the 4th district congressional race and Utah’s net importation of Chihuahuas. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (23.8MB)

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 43 August 7

This week, the gang discusses Sen. John Valentine’s departure from the Utah Senate (and what it could mean about the state’s liquor laws); Congress’ August vacation; also, is a demolition derby a preview of a future election for Utah governor? Podcast: Play in new window | Download (23.3MB)

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 42 July 31

Is The Book of Mormon the musical all in good fun, or is it religious bigotry? Should Utah take in immigrant children from the border? And what should be done with the aging Utah Fairpark? Podcast: Play in new window | Download (23.4MB)

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 41 July 24

A discussion on the tragedy of Malaysia Airlines flight 17; unions are after Salt Lake County DA Sim Gill; and should Pioneer Day be moved to a different day? Podcast: Play in new window | Download (23.6MB)

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