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 51 (10/2/14)

Greg Hughes is back, and so is Mitt Romney! Mitt will be making Utah his permanent home, so what does that mean (if anything) for his political future? Plus, the Ute football team suffers an embarrassing loss, and the gang discusses the importance of diversity in government. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (23.4MB)

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 50 (9/25/14)

Listen to 49 episodes of Both Sides of the Aisle, and you get the 50th Greg-free! In lieu of their conservative voice, Jim and Natalie capably handle the discussion on this milestone episode. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (23.0MB)

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 49 (9/18/14)

A comment on the tragic Saratoga Springs shooting; a statue of a Socialist has been dedicated at Utah’s Capitol building; and Governor Herbert and Rep. Rob Bishop may have a winning plan to resolve some public lands issues. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (23.4MB)

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 48 (9/11/14)

Governor Herbert has reached a “conceptual” agreement on Healthy Utah, which evokes some unusual metaphorical imagery from Jim. And a federal judge in Utah makes some waves in two different cases. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (23.4MB)

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 47 (9/4/14)

Thanks to Southern Utah University, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid has one less building named after himself. Risque photos of celebrities find their way onto the Internet—is the Utah Senate next? And a former BYU quarterback finds himself in some big legal trouble. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (23.3MB)

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