Alliance for a Better Utah is a nonprofit that holds politicians accountable and advocates for progressive policies that make Utah an even better place.

Virtual Fundraiser – Dec. 15, 2020

Moving Forward

Before we all head off to purge this year from our memories and have our extra-special New Year’s celebrations, we hope you spend an hour with us as we once again gather Utah’s progressive community together to look to the future.

Let's Vote – Nov. 3, 2020

Voter Guide

We’ve compiled all the info you need to get involved in the 2020 election including how to register, how to vote in the general election, how to get your mail-in ballot, and what to make of a few items you’ll be voting on!

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Legislative Session Review

Progress Report

Lawmakers pass hundreds of bills each year. How many of those bills make Utah a better state for everyone?

We tracked every bill the Legislature passed in the 2020 general session and identified the most important ones. Using our Progress Report, you can get a snapshot at how well your representatives did at building a state that works for all of us.

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Immigrant children lost in a corrupt system

Recently, NBC News reported that lawyers cannot find the parents of 545 migrant children—children who had been separated from their families by the U.S. Government, under the direction of the Trump administration. Horrifically, this isn’t surprising—in 2018 it was reported that ICE lost track of 1,500 children, twice. You all must be wondering, how are

Serving the one and serving the many

A few years ago on my way home from work, I came upon an older woman balancing a bag of groceries on her walker as she headed for her apartment. I quickly offered a hand and she and I went up the steps together as I carried her groceries. As I walked away, I felt

Press Release: Better Utah response to Kerry Gibson audit

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 18, 2020 Salt Lake City, UT – In response to a state audit of the Department of Agriculture under Kerry Gibson’s short tenure which showed improper use of public resources and expressed concerns about how medical cannabis licenses were handed out, Katie Matheson, communications director from Alliance for a Better Utah

Press Release: Sean Reyes abandons Utah for Trump

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 06, 2020 Salt Lake City, UT – On Friday, November 6, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes tweeted unfounded allegations of voter fraud in the 2020 election and announced he was taking personal leave from his elected position as Utah’s Attorney General to help other states prepare litigation to contest election results. 

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Join us for Better Utah's Moving Forward Virtual Fundraiser!

This year's event will be held virtually and will feature a conversation with Kate Kendell, Co-Interim Legal Director of the Southern Poverty Law Center and the former Executive Director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights.