After announcing his re-election plans, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker shouldn’t have much trouble winning a second term, according to political observers. But that doesn’t mean he’s on everyone’s good side.
Utah Governor Gary Herbert’s inauguration speech focused on fiscal responsibility, empowering the private sector and limiting federal encroachment yesterday. KCPW’s Whittney Evans reports on what he had to say, and what state lawmakers want to see from his administration.
Salt Lake County has a new District Attorney as Democrat Sim Gill officially took office yesterday, replacing Republican Lohra Miller. Miller’s one term as DA came with several controversies, and Gill says it will be a challenge to gain the trust of his employees.
As the New Year unfolds, many people will resolve to lose weight, spend wisely, quit smoking or spend more time with family. KCPW’s Whittney Evans spoke to local and state elected officials to get their New Year’s resolutions for this audio postcard.