Alliance for a Better Utah is a nonprofit that holds politicians accountable and advocates for progressive policies that make Utah an even better place.
Gear up for election season and stay informed!
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
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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PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 20, 2020 Salt Lake City, UT – During a discussion on police K9 certifications during a Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee meeting earlier today, Senator Don Ipson made controversial comments about complaints about use of police dogs. Sen. Ipson voted to explore the issue in a future bill, but
The moment we’ve been waiting for is here — it’s time to vote! Utahns all over the state have started receiving their ballots. Here’s what you need to know to make sure your vote counts. It’s as simple as: Vote. Track. Share. VOTE. Be an early voter. We like to tell people to be an October
Utah has 7 constitutional amendments on the ballot this year. The one that’s attracting the most pushback is Amendment G, which would change the way that education is funded in Utah. The Better Utah position: We’re opposed… but it’s complicated. Let’s break it down. Utah’s constitution requires that income tax can only be used to
This article originally appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. The nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court has once again reignited political debates about the future of Roe v. Wade, with many conservative lawmakers itching to see it overturned. Roe affirms a constitutional right to privacy inherent in the 14th Amendment which protects the right to have