The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

Power to the People: U.S. Voting Rights

Hinckley Institute Radio Hour – 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 steady nor consistent and remains a concern…

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Impeachment vote, another Fed tax rate cut and the Salt Lake City mayoral election

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Josh Kanter, Chairman of Alliance for a Better Utah. They discuss the prospective impeachment vote in the House of Representatives, the Federal Reserve cutting the tax rate for the second time in seven weeks,…

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Pride Week: SLC Mayoral Candidate Town Hall

Hinckley Institute Radio Hour – This week on the program, we air a town hall with mayoral candidates, Salt Lake City Councilmember Erin Mendenhall and State Senator Luz Escamilla, to discuss their platforms on policy issues as they relate to LGBTQ communities. This event was put on by the University of Utah LGBT Resource Center as part…

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Pierre Delecto, impeachment impact on legislative races and a December special session on tax reform

Both Sides of the Aisle – Matt Lusty fills in for Natalie Gochnour in The Political Center and is joined on The Left by Sasha Luks-Morgan, President of the Young Democrats of Utah, and on The Right by Drew Rigby. They discuss Sen. Mitt Romney’s secret Twitter account, a political ad claiming Sen. Romney is a “Democrat secret…

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Unsheltered: Homelessness in Utah

Hinckley Institute Radio Hour – This week on the program, we air a forum on the issue of homelessness in Utah. Three new homeless shelters have been created in the Salt Lake City area to replace the capacity lost with the prospective closing of The Road Home. However, the new shelters combined have several hundred fewer…

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The Democratic presidential debate, U.S. troops pulling out of Syria and state tax reform

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Emily Hase, Chair of the Salt Lake County Democrats. They discuss the latest Democratic presidential debate, the fallout from President Trump pulling U.S. troops from Syria, the 2020 vice presidential debate being…

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Trade Wars and Tariffs: U.S. Economic Policy in a Global Economy

Hinckley Institute Radio Hour – This week on the program, we air a forum on trade wars, tariffs and U.S. economic policy in the global market. Free and unfettered trade has been a lasting cornerstone of U.S. policy since WWII, with the U.S. making itself increasingly interconnected with global trade and supply chains. However, the free…

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Impeachment fallout and Salt Lake City mayoral endorsements

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 the White House vowing no cooperation with the impeachment inquiry, President Trump insulting Sen. Mitt Romney over his support of the inquiry, Rep. Ben McAdams…

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Priced Out: Affordable Housing in Utah

Hinckley Institute Radio Hour – This week on the program, we air a forum on the growing gap in affordable housing in Utah—what’s causing it, what it’s doing to our communities and how it may be addressed. Last month, the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute reported to Salt Lake City officials that growth in both the regional…

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Impeachment proceedings and the Utah gubernatorial race

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, and on The Left by Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss the ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s conversation with the president of Ukraine, the impeachment’s impact on the presidential race, Bernie Sanders getting two stents…

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