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Both Sides of the Aisle

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

On the right we have Speaker of the Utah State House, 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. The show is produced by Ross Chambless.

Natalie Gochnour

Natalie Gochnour

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 Saturday mornings at 7:30am on KCPW, 88.3 and 105.3 FM.

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 69 (2/26/15)

This week from the Speaker’s office at the Capitol, Greg, Jim, and Natalie hash out air quality legislation, education funding, more Count My Vote politics, and appointing a state dog.

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 68 (2/19/15)

This week from the Minority Party’s office at the Capitol, Chris Bleak (filling in for Greg on the Right), joins Jim and Natalie to discuss “Frail Utah” v. “Healthy Utah”, partisan school boards, the motor fuel tax, Count My Vote (again!), and live streaming state executions by firing squad?

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 67 (2/12/15)

From the Speaker’s office, Greg, Jim, and Natalie chew over cutting back the education budget, the GOP’s closed caucus for Healthy Utah and their “circular firing squad” over Count My Vote, what to do about the state’s fair park, and an open carry compromise.

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 66 (2/5/15)

Into week 2 of the Legislative session Greg, Jim, and Natalie discuss the Utah House, Healthy Utah and the Department of Health and Human Services, a proposed Office of inspector General for Utah, and a legislator’s sexual consent gaffe.

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 65 (1/29/15)

With the Legislature back in session this week the crew gather in the Speaker’s Office to talk football, the LDS Church’s support for nondiscrimination against Gays, and again, Mitt Romney.

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