Tag: 2018 legislative session

The Session is Over, So Now What?

When the Utah State Legislature adjourned at “sine die” on March 8, my first thought was “Thank God, it’s over! I don’t have to deal with this for another nine months.” And while it’s true we won’t have hundreds of bills flying around every minute and I won’t be staying up until midnight or later,

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An Open Letter to Mike Noel

Dear Rep. Noel, You’ve finally, fully lost me. Up until last week, I may not have agreed with your policies, but I always gave them an extra listen because I assumed at a gut level that you were the kind of straight-shooting, salt-of-the-earth “good man” I grew up with in rural Michigan. That you shared

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Better Utah Calls for Greater Transparency After Limited Debate on H.B. 205

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 5, 2018 CONTACT: Katie Matheson | Alliance for a Better Utah BETTER UTAH CALLS FOR GREATER TRANSPARENCY AFTER LIMITED DEBATE ON HB205 Salt Lake City, UT – Earlier today, the Utah House of Representatives avoided debate on H.B. 205, “Down Syndrome Nondiscrimination Abortion Act,” resulting in a vote without

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Fearless Girl

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I have a picture of myself standing next to the new “Fearless Girl” statue on Wall Street that I recently uploaded to a certain online dating app. I think it is a clever picture choice because instead of writing, “I’m a feminist and think women need to be in leadership positions” in the bio section,

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