The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

Envision the Commission: Understanding Redistricting

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, two members of California’s 2011 redistricting commission discuss their experience redrawing the political lines in the state to better reflect the actual communities and interests that bind voters together. The redistricting commission was voted into law in 2008 through California’s Proposition 11, the Voters First…

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Super Tuesday, coronavirus and abortion restriction bills

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss all the news coming out of Super Tuesday, Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Amy Klobuchar dropping out of the presidential race to endorsement Joe Biden,…

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Air Quality and Active Citizenship

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, a panel of experts offers insights and ideas on how we can all work to improve air quality in Utah through activism, engagement, mobilization and accountability. They also discuss why air quality is essential to environmental sustainability and public health—as bad air contributes to increased rates…

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Nevada caucus results, the ongoing battle over Prop 4 and Utah legislation to watch

Both Sides of the Aisle — Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, and on The Left by Emily Hase, Chair of the Salt Lake County Democrats. They discuss Sen. Bernie Sander’s decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses, the upcoming South Carolina primary, the stock market falling over coronavirus…

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Salt Lake City’s Housing Solutions

Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, a panel of experts discusses the policies and programs that could potentially halt the housing crisis in Salt Lake City. Of particular concern are how to address homelessness, promote affordable rental options, provide rental assistance and support first-time homebuyers. On the state level, the legislature is…

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Democratic presidential debate, Rural Utah Day and the race for governor

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss prediction for the Democratic debate, Rep. John Curtis voting to extend the Equal Rights Amendment deadline, Pete Buttigieg’s campaign rally in Salt Lake City,…

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Power to the People: U.S. Voting Rights

Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: November 6, 2019) — This week on the program, we air a forum on the historical and current state of voting rights in the United States. This history marks the expansion of the vote from the few to the many through political agitation and protest. However, this progression was neither…

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Fallout over Sen. Romney’s impeachment vote and bills to watch on Capitol Hill

Both Sides of the Aisle — Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, Salt Lake County Councilmember. They discuss President Trump’s comments to Gov. Herbert about Sen. Romney, the New Hampshire primary, Bloomberg’s impact on the presidential field, the Utah Legislature’s reaction to…

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Saving the Ocean’s Wildlife: Sustainable Food

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, Danny Quintana, president and founder of the Global High Seas Marine Preserve, discusses what must be done to prevent the ecological collapse of the Earth’s oceans caused by global overfishing and environmental degradation due to pollution and human interference. The scope and severity of this…

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Sen. Mitt Romney’s impeachment vote and chaos at the Iowa caucuses

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss Sen. Mitt Romney breaking from the GOP to vote to convict on one article of impeachment, the theatrics and conflict of the state of…

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