August 16, 2019

Invisible barriers

Last month I started my internship with Alliance for a Better Utah. On my first day, I walked up the steps to the Utah State Capitol wide-eyed and eager to see politics in action. I was first stunned by the intricate details of the rotunda, but now I’m more intrigued …

Press Release: Utah citation honoring Trump show state leaders afraid of a bully

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 11, 2020 Salt Lake City, UT – Following Sen. Romney’s vote to convict President Donald Trump of abuse of power, Utah Speaker of the House Brad Wilson and Senate President Stuart Adams have told press they plan to issue a joint citation praising President Donald …

Press Release: Better Utah statement on Congressional vacancy bill

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 11, 2020 Salt Lake City, UT – Today, HB 17 and HJR 1, passed the Utah House. The bills address how Utah would handle the vacancy of a U.S. Senator. Currently, the law requires that the political party of the leaving senator would nominate three …

Better Utah statement on Sen. Bramble’s abortion bill

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 10, 2020 Salt Lake City, UT – Today, SB 67 2nd Sub, Disposition of Fetal Remains, passed the Utah Senate. The bill, sponsored by Senator Bramble and Representative Lisonbee, would require a woman who has an abortion or a miscarriage in a medical facility to …

7 Ways to recommit to progress

We’re only a month into 2020 and it has already felt like the longest year of my life. January was a jam-packed month. We came back from the holidays engaged in a struggle with our state lawmakers, gathering tens of thousands of signatures to express our displeasure with a tax …

Press Release: Senator Romney: A man of integrity

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 5, 2020 Salt Lake City, UT – Following the news that Senator Romney plans to vote to convict President Donald Trump in the impeachment trial, Chase Thomas, executive director of Alliance for a Better Utah, issued the following statement: “With his decision to convict the …

Job Opening: Development Director

JOB OPENING DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR Alliance for a Better Utah is seeking a Development Director to join our small but mighty team and help support our mission and work by growing the development capacity of the organization.  The Development Director is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of Alliance for …

Former Utah County commissioner sues colleagues over sexual harassment claim

This story originally appeared on ksl.com. Read it in its entirety here. PROVO — A former Utah County commissioner is suing the onetime employee who he says falsely accused him of sexual harassment, along with the county leaders who publicly released the allegation in 2017. Greg Graves alleges his fellow commissioners sought …

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