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Voter Guide

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 a primary, how to get your mail-in ballot, and what changes are in store during our global pandemic!

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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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5 Ways to Get Unstuck: A small act now can lead to a new direction in January

Shauna Bona is a Better Utah board member. My friend LaVonne recently created a Facebook meme highlighting the fact that our next presidential inauguration day is a palindrome: 1/20/21. What could it portend? Most of the comments that followed saw the palindrome as a positive sign—an omen of good change. My fear is that it

Press Release: Better Utah comment on Trump vote-by-mail tweet

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2020 Salt Lake City, UT – Earlier today, President Donald Trump tweeted, “With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will be the most INACCURATE & FRAUDULENT Election in history. It will be a great embarrassment to the USA. Delay the Election until people can properly,

Better Utah Op-Ed

Katie Matheson: Parents should not face pandemic alone

This article originally appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. I’m a parent. And like many parents, I often struggle to know what is best for my kids. That comes with the territory of parenting regardless of global events, but is especially true during a pandemic. My latest challenge — knowing whether or not to send my kid to in-person school

Prioritizing people during a pandemic

Chiara Kim is a policy intern with Alliance for a Better Utah. My non-verbal, autistic brother moved into a group home when he was 14. In the six years since, my family has been grateful for the services that state funding has helped provide. The residential staff, behavioral therapist, day program, and disability services all

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