By now everyone has heard of the threat made against Anita Sarkeesian, an online gaming critic who was scheduled to speak at Utah State University. According to Utah law, university officials cannot bar attendees from open-carrying weapons into any public venue, in this case, a public university. Fearing for her safety and uncomfortable with the [...]Read More »
Did you see the latest poll?
No doubt you’ve heard that sentence several times over the course of this election season. It seems that every day there is a new poll showing this candidate ahead or that one behind.
But what do these polls really tell us?
There is a famous picture that shows a grinning Harry Truman [...]
A few simple behavior modifications could increase voter turnout in this year’s midterm elections. In a Salt Lake Tribune op-ed over the weekend, Isaac Holyoak, Better UTAH communications director, discussed political science research that showed making a voting plan can substantially increase turnout.
One research study…showed that merely asking someone whether or not they intended to [...]
There is a saying that is often used about lawmaking–“Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.”
While we may not want to watch, it is important for Utahns to pay close attention to the sausage making that takes place on our own Capitol Hill.
Our legislative process is actually pretty straightforward. [...]
Salt Lake City — In light of this morning’s news from the Supreme Court, Maryann Martindale, executive director of Alliance for a Better UTAH, has issued a statement. Better UTAH submitted an amicus brief in support of marriage equality when Utah’s case was heard before the 10th Circuit.
“We share in the joy thousands of Utahns [...]