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.
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.
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.
This week, Natalie tries to bring Greg to the productive middle, Utah is ranked the worst state for women in the country, and the gang gloats over some recent accolades for the show. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (23.3MB)
Fmr. Lt. Gov. Greg Bell is our special guest centrist, and he gives his take on his old boss’s Healthy Utah plan. Plus, Jim wonders aloud if Republicans are causing ebola, and Greg accuses Jim of wanting to tax us more. (What else is new?) Podcast: Play in new window | Download (23.3MB)
We’re in the heart of college football season—and the gang isn’t above a little trash talking. Plus, an airing of grievances on parking in Salt Lake City, and some comments on a landmark Supreme Court “no-decision” on same-sex marriage. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (23.3MB)
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)
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)