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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 61 (12/18/14)

This week the gang hashes out options for spending surplus budget money, moving the state prison, and ruminate the best and worst political happenings of 2014 in Utah. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (13.5MB)

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 60 (12/11/14) – KCPW News

This week Jim, Natalie, and Greg discuss Utah’s recent budget surplus finding, and finding a new spot for the state prison.  The group also talk more about the GOP suing the state over Count My Vote reforms, and Jim gripes about the freeway speeds being changed to 70 miles per hour. Podcast: Play in new […]

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 59 (12/4/14) – KCPW News

This week, Greg exudes excitement for becoming Utah’s new Speaker of the House.  Natalie and Jim chastise the GOP for suing to kill the ‘Count My Vote’ compromise, the gang mull the merits and hitches of raising taxes to fund education. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (13.8MB)

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 54 (10/23/14)

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)

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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 53 (10/16/14)

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)

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