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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 82 (5/28/15)

This week Natalie, Greg, and Rep. Brian King (Filling in for Jim) discuss Medicaid expansion (yes, again), the developing Presidential race, immigration reform, the prison relocation discussions (yes, again), and death penalty for sex traffickers. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (1.6MB)

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 81 (5/21/15)

This week Jim, Natalie, and Chris Bleak (filling in for Greg Hughes) discuss polls, pot, and prison.  Also Mitt Romney’s bout with Evander Holyfield and homelessness in Salt Lake City. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (13.8MB)

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 80 (5/14/15)

This week Natalie, Greg, and Jim get into the GOP’s acceptance of the new Count My Vote law, a possible challenge by Sen. Dan Liljenquist for GOP Party Chair, a brewing skirmish among Salt Lake County Democrats, and love in the Salt Lake City Council.  Also, Sen. Mike Lee wants to be a justice, State […]

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 79 (5/7/15)

This week Greg, Jim and Natalie converse about the Economist’s recent article – is Utah really “Young, tolerant and surprising”?  Also, Quality preschool, the Texas gunman who attended the U’s Med school, the State’s recent water audit, and UVU President Matt Holland’s signing of an anti-same sex marriage brief. Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 78 (4/30/15)

This week Jim joins JT Martin (filling in for Natalie), and Chris Bleak (filling in for Greg) to discuss police use of force, problems with the Utah DABC, $53 million given to rural Utah counties to export coal, and a West Jordan Councilman taking a job he helped create. Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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