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Debate held for Utah County Attorney seat ahead of elections

This article originally appeared in the Daily Herald. Read it in its entirety here. Differing ideas about prosecuting marijuana showed a stark contrast between the two men vying to be the next Utah County Attorney. The ACLU of Utah’s Campaign for Smart Justice and the Alliance for a Better Utah’s Education Fund hosted the Utah

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Utah House hopefuls for Weber County’s District 8 seat to meet in debate

This article originally appeared in the Standard-Examiner. Read it in its entirety here.  HARRISVILLE — The two hopefuls for the District 8 seat in the Utah Houseface off in a debate on Wednesday, the only planned public encounter between candidates for state office from Weber County. The meeting between Democrat Deana Froerer and Republican Steve Waldrip is scheduled to go from 7 to

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Can the Board of Education be partisan? Utah Supreme Court justices call state’s argument ‘thin’ and ‘almost nonsensical’, but acknowledge ambiguity in the law

This article originally appeared in The Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. A lawyer for the state of Utah argued Friday that the Utah Board of Education is above and apart from the state’s education system, and not subject to constitutional protections against religious and partisan job requirements. Arguing before the Utah

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ABU Education Fund announces 2018 primary debates

The ABU Education Fund announced two Democratic primary debates in Salt Lake City and a Republican primary in Wasatch County for its 2018 Debate Series on May 11. The ABU Education Fund will be partnering with the University of Utah’s John R. Park Debate Society in hosting the majority of this year’s debates. The two

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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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