Both Sides of the Aisle is a weekly debate over politics, policy and current issues facing the state of Utah, featuring voices representing the Right, the Center, and the Left.

Representing Right is State Senator Dan McCay (R), on the Left is former Salt Lake County Councilwoman Shireen Ghorbani (D), and speaking for the “common sense middle” is Natalie Gochnour, an associate dean in the David Eccles School of Business and director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah. The show is produced by Anthony Scoma.

Both Sides of the Aisle attempts to help you understand the important questions facing residents of this state, while proving that Republicans and Democrats can sit in a small room and have a meaningful conversation.

Join the conversation – Tune in Thursday mornings at 10:30am and Sunday mornings at 11:30am on KCPW, 88.3 FM. The show can also be heard as a podcast on iTunes.

The Omicron variant, Supreme Court abortion arguments and a potential mine in Parleys Canyon

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, former Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss Gochnour receiving the ATHENA Leadership Award from the Utah Chamber, border restrictions after the Omicron variant, pandemic fatigue in Utah and arguments before […]

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Thanksgiving, vaccines, gas prices and more

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, former Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss COVID-19 amidst the holidays, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes and Rep. Mike Schultz testing positive for COVID and the jury verdicts in […]

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Congress approves infrastructure package, Rep. Liz Cheney’s ouster from Wyoming GOP and the FAUCI Act

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, former Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss the bipartisan passage of the federal infrastructure bill, Sen. Romney’s role in crafting the legislation and how the 2022 elections could see […]

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Inflation, Utah Tech University and Utah Legislature’s approval of new redistricting maps

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, former Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss inflation, the renaming of Dixie State University to Utah Tech University and Rep. Chris Stewart GOP primary challenge from Erin Rider. They also […]

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2021 election results, resignations in the Utah Legislature and independent redistricting maps

Both Sides of the Aisle – Former Utah Rep. Ben McAdams fills in for Natalie Gochnour in The Political Center and is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, former Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss the Virginia gubernatorial race, the Build Back Better Plan and […]

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