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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: June 26, 2020 Salt Lake City, UT – Yesterday, Piute County Commissioner, Darin Bushman, compared Governor Herbert to Hitler and a mask order in Salt Lake County to Hitler Germany on Twitter. Chase Thomas, Alliance for a Better Utah’s executive director, issued the following statement: “Utah is a place for everyone.
Over the past several weeks, the United States has been having a long-overdue conversation about policing, including calls for police divestment. As one Dallas police chief expressed back in 2016: “We’re asking cops to do too much in this country. We are. We’re just asking us to do too much. Every societal failure, we put
In January of 2018, I attended a panel aimed at millennials to better understand Utah’s Legislative Session. It had been nearly a year since I had graduated from law school, and I was still struggling to find work and searching for purpose. I felt too shy to show up to an event where I didn’t
Press Release: A Coalition of businesses and nonprofits request redacted cost estimate for Lake Powell Pipeline
Salt Lake City, UT – As Utah legislative leaders convene this week to reduce funding for essential needs like education and social services because of the pandemic, the question on many people’s minds is how much of this is being done to make way for the multi-billion dollar Lake Powell Pipeline. A group of nonprofits