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Utah lawmaker wants to ban elective abortions, and the SLC mayor and City Council battle over the inland port

This week in Utah, a state senator says he’s preparing legislation to ban elective abortions; a feud between Salt Lake City’s mayor and the City Council over the Utah Inland Port spills into the public view; and Midvale says a Confederate group won’t be allowed in their annual parade. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt […]

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Trump’s presidential campaign and the 4th congressional district race

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton. They discuss Trump kicking-off his campaign in Florida, socialism in U.S. politics, immigration policy, Sen. McCay not running for U.S. Congress, the 4th and 1st congressional district races and Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox’s releasing fundraising tallies. Podcast: Play […]

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FBI investigating a PAC run by Gov. Herbert’s former campaign manager

The FBI is reportedly investigating a political action committee run by governor Gary Herbert’s former campaign manager. After a contentious debate, the Salt Lake County Council passes a resolution calling for immigration reform. And Sen. Mitt Romney calls out president Trump for appearing to welcome 2020 campaign help from foreign governments. At 9 a.m. on […]

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Salary negotiations for SLC school teachers reach an impasse

Last week, around 200 teachers in the Salt Lake City School District staged a walkout of a meeting of the board of education. That happened on the heels of two months of salary negotiations between the teachers union and the district – negotiations that have now stalled. In the background is a bigger picture about […]

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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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