June 10, 2016

Press Release: Better Utah responds to impeachment

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 13, 2021 Salt Lake City, UT – Following today’s historic bipartisan impeachment vote during which all four of Utah’s Representatives voted against impeaching Donald Trump for his incitement of insurrection on 1.6.21, Chase Thomas, executive director of Alliance for a Better Utah, issued the following statement:  …

Utah politicians must be held accountable following the attack on the U.S. Capitol

On January 6th, we saw the consequences of leaders who put the pursuit of power over the principles and norms that form the foundations of our democracy. Trump may have been the one who incited the mob to descend upon the Capitol in frenzied insurrection. But there are plenty more …

Press Release: Better Utah calls for resignations of Chris Stewart, Burgess Owens

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 7, 2021 Salt Lake City, UT – Following the votes of Representatives Chris Stewart (CD2) and Burgess Owens (CD4) to overturn the results of a free and fair election in Pennsylvania, Alliance for a Better Utah called for their immediate resignations. Since the election, the Pennsylvania …

What went right in the 2020 election?

Well, we made it through another presidential election. This one felt particularly long, chaotic, and important, and yet it also felt kind of anti-climatic. On the heels of the 2016 election and intense attempts at foreign interference, this time around everything seemed to kind of work out and that’s with …

Report: Owens campaign accepted $135,500 in illegal donations

This article originally appeared in the KSTU-TV. Read it in its entirety here. SALT LAKE CITY — With a week to go until Election Day, a report Tuesday by the New York Times says Utah congressional candidate Burgess Owens accepted $135,500 in illegal campaign contributions. The report claims the donations to the Owens campaign were over the legal limit. By law, individuals …

The secret to standing up to a conservative supermajority is on display in… Utah?

This article originally appeared in Mother Jones. Read it in its entirety here. At 4 o’clock on a Thursday afternoon, the lobby of Dragonfly Wellness is almost completely full. Clients perch expectantly on the lobby sofas, waiting to be buzzed through the locked door marked PATIENTS ONLY. This might not be an unusual scene elsewhere—medical marijuana is legal in more than …

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes endorses lawsuit claiming ‘unlawful election results’ in 4 states won by Joe Biden

This article originally appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes has thrown his support behind a U.S. Supreme Court lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s election loss. Reyes joined 16 other attorneys general Wednesday in endorsing the Texas petition that seeks to invalidate the election results in four battleground states captured by President-elect Joe …

Press Release: Sean Reyes’ partisan actions embarrass Utah

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 9, 2020 Salt Lake City, UT – Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes joined other Republican state attorneys general on Wednesday to submit an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court in support of Texas’ unprecedented request to overturn the certified election results of four …

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