Tag: ABU Ed Fund

Congressional candidates debate gun control, health care, partisan politics

Sources: Deseret News and KSL.com The three top candidates running for the vacant 3rd Congressional District seat largely stuck to the issues Tuesday in the race’s first general election debate. There were still sharp differences among Republican John Curtis, the mayor of Provo; Democrat Kathie Allen, a Cottonwood Heights physician; and new United Utah Party candidate

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RadioActive: October 4, 2017

Source: KRCL Hosted by Lara Jones and Nick Burns, tonight’s show was the third night of Radiothon for RadioActive. Listen as Lara talks with Nick Burns about his activism playlist. For the past six months, Nick has co-hosted shows about Bears Ears and public lands, student debt and education, arts in our local economy, term

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DETAILS ANNOUNCED FOR CD-3 SPECIAL ELECTION DEBATE

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 15, 2017 CONTACTS:     Averie Vockel | ABU Education Fund | avockel@gmail.com – – – – – DETAILS ANNOUNCED FOR CD-3 SPECIAL ELECTION DEBATE Debate presented by the ABU Education Fund & the John R. Park Debate Society – – – – – Sandy, UT –  The ABU

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Sheryl Allen: We deserve nonpartisan elections in education

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune The 2018 election year will be different, very different. We’ll be voting on many elected officials. All of them will be important. But elections for the Utah State Board of Education will be altered. For the first time in decades, those elections will be partisan. Yes, that means candidates will

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House District 34 Debate

You can find this post on our ABU Education Fund website, which sponsored these debates.  To be frank, I remember very little of Thursday’s House District 34 debate between Republican Mr. Macade Jensen and Democrat Dr. Karen Kwan. Not because it wasn’t an interesting debate; it was. If you don’t believe me, listen KCPW’s recording,

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House District 49 Debate

You can find this post on our ABU Education Fund website, which sponsored these debates. The second debate in the ABU Education Fund and John R. Park Debate Society co-sponsored legislative debate series (say that five times fast) was between Republican Robert Spendlove and Democrat Zach Robinson. Representative Spendlove is the incumbent for the House

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State School Board District 11 Debate – and Voter Turnout

You can find this post on our ABU Education Fund website, which sponsored these debates. Last night, ABU and the John R. Park Debate Society of the University of Utah co-hosted their first local legislative debate of the 2016 election season. Lisa Cummins and Erin Preston debated educational issues in their nonpartisan race for the

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