Political Cornflakes: Minimum Wage Exemption for Utah Recreational Outfitters?

(KCPW News) Utah Rep. Chris Stewart has introduced legislation to exempt recreational outfitters from a federal mandate to pay a higher minimum wage. What’s the story behind this bill? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that question to Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune and author of Political Cornflakes – a daily, online roundup […]

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Political Cornflakes: Chaffetz Faces Criticism for Living at Work

(KCPW News) It’s no secret that Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz sleeps on a cot in his office. He’s not the only House member to do so. But there’s been renewed criticism this week over the cost to taxpayers. KCPW’s Roger McDonough spoke with Salt Lake Tribune Washington Correspondent and Political Cornflakes author Thomas Burr to […]

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Political Cornflakes: NSA Phone Spying Program Ruled Illegal

(KCPW News) An appellate court ruled this week that the National Security Agency is taking its domestic spying too far. To learn more, KCPW’s Roger McDonough spoke with Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent with the Salt Lake Tribune and author of Political Cornflakes – a daily, online roundup of Utah politics. Podcast: Play in new window […]

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Political Cornflakes: President Obama Visits Utah

(KCPW News) President Barack arrived in Utah Friday. But his arrival in the state was delayed a little. Why? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that question to Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune and author of Political Cornflakes – a daily, online roundup of Utah politics. Podcast: Play in new window | Download […]

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Political Cornflakes: Rep. Stewart on Where to Send Secret Service Agents

(KCPW News) Utah Rep. Chris Stewart had some tough criticism this week of the Secret Service. What did he suggest the agency do with the two agents who allegedly drove drunk into a White House barricade? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that and other questions to Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune and […]

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