The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

Mass incarceration and higher education

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour —This week, a panel discussion on mass incarceration and higher education and the programs that connect them. In Utah, in spite of recent reforms made to sentencing and an overall drop in property and violent crimes, the prison population has continued to expand. Between 2016 and 2017, Utah’s had one of…

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2020 presidential race and Salt Lake County’s immigration resolution

Both Sides of the Aisle – Matt Lusty fills in for Natalie Gochnour in The Political Center and is joined on The Left by Emily Hase, Chair of the Salt Lake County Democratic Party, and on The Right by Erik Roan of the Young Republicans and lobbyist. They discuss the 2020 presidential field, whether the United States is…

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What does the Inland Port mean for Utah?

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we bring you a forum on the Inland Port, its impact and future. The Inland Port refers to the planned development of Salt Lake City’s northwestern quadrant into a logistics and distribution hub connecting coastal seaports to inland destinations through rail and ground transportation. The Inland…

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Mitt Romney’s maiden Senate speech and Utah’s 2020 political races

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Josh Kanter, Board Chair of Alliance for a Better Utah. They discuss Sen. Mitt Romney’s first address to the Senate, Greg Hughes entering the race for governor, Christian Harrison dropping out of the Salt Lake City mayoral race…

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2019 HIP Talks Finale

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This spring, the Hinckley Institute of Politics held its 5th annual HIP Talks, a two-minute speech competition at the University of Utah. Students were invited to speak at a series of qualifying rounds, before moving on to the final competition where 30 students competed for cash prizes. In honor of the…

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Democratic presidential candidates and Utah County commissioner comes out

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Tyrell Aagard, First Vice Chair of the Salt Lake County Democratic Party. They discuss the field of Democratic presidential candidates, Sen. Mitt Romney’s first address to the Senate, Utah County Commissioner Nathan Ivie coming out as gay, the…

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Tax revenue and structure and the Utah gubernatorial race

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 solutions to Utah’s tax revenue and structure issues, the feud between President Trump and House Speaker Pelosi, Greg Hartley stepping down as chief of staff of the Utah House,…

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Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox’s gubernatorial campaign and the Equality Act

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Gene Davis, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss Lt. Gov. Cox’s gubernatorial campaign announcement, the LDS church’s new political “specialists,” the Equality Act going before Congress, and the mounting GOP opposition to Rep. Ben McAdam’s re-election.

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Trade war with China and Riverton’s anti-abortion resolution

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Josh Kanter, the Board President of the Alliance for a Better Utah. They discuss the trade war with China, President Trump’s tax returns, William Barr being held in contempt of Congress, Riverton’s new anti-abortion resolution, the Salt Lake…

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Federal infrastructure plan and gubernatorial popularity

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by former Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss Joe Biden’s presidential campaign announcement, a bipartisan meeting on federal infrastructure, the 2020 census’ new citizenship question, Governor Herbert’s falling popularity, Utah’s political party chair races,…

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