PrintBoth 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.

Representing the Left is Utah State Senator Jim Dabakis (D), on the Right is State Representative Dan McCay (R), and speaking for the “common sense middle” is Natalie Gochnour, an associate dean in the David Eccles School of Business and director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah.  The show is produced by Ross Chambless.

Both Sides of the Aisle attempts to help you understand 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 Sunday mornings at 11:30am on KCPW, 88.3 and 105.5 FM. The show can also be heard as a podcast on iTunes.

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 151 (9/22/16)

This week Natalie is out, and Professor of journalism at Utah Valley University Jim Fisher is filling-in, joining Sen. Jim Dabakis and Rep. Dan McCay.  They talk about Utah Democratic Attorney General candidate Jon Harper dropping out of the race against incumbent Sean Reyes, and Donald Trump Jr.’s visit to the legislature during the interim […]

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 150 (9/15/16)

This week Natalie, Dan, and Rep. Brian King talk about the decision last week to not allow high school athletes to transfer teams and schools at will; Facebook opting to locate their data center in Los Lunas, New Mexico, instead of West Jordan; and the latest on the not-so-close race between Gov. Herbert and his […]

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 149 (9/8/16)

This week Rep. Sandra Hollins (on the Left) joins Natalie Gochnour and Thomas Wright (on The Right) in the studio.  In the first segment they talk about the groundbreaking for a new stadium at the State Fair Park, and whether casting a vote for an independent presidential candidate at this point is a wasted vote.  […]

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 148 (9/1/16)

This week Jim, Natalie, and Dan discuss the recent political fundraiser talent show hosted by former West Valley City mayor Mike winder and his sister Salt Lake County Council member Aimee Winder-Newton, and how Donald Trump is still not helping himself in Utah. In the second segment they discuss whether 82-year-old Sen. Orrin Hatch will […]

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 147 (8/25/16)

This week Jim, Natalie, and Sen. Todd Weiler discuss Hillary Clinton’s new campaign office in Utah, the recent questions about possible unethical access that Clinton Foundation donors were given to Hillary’s office when she was Sec. of State, and Trump hiking the rent on the GOP when donors began footing the bill. In the second […]

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