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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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Press Release: Federal judge orders San Juan County to put Utah Navajo activist Willie Grayeyes back on the ballot

A federal judge has ruled that San Juan County officials improperly invalidated the candidacy of Willie Grayeyes, a Navajo Democrat running for County Commission. After a hearing Tuesday in Moab, Grayeyes’ attorney, Steven Boos, said U.S. District Judge David Nuffer restored the candidate’s voting rights and ordered his name back onto the November ballot. Grayeyes’ name

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Press Release: Better Utah Calls for Independent Investigation Into San Juan County Clerk’s Allegedly Doctored Complaint

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 7, 2018   BETTER UTAH CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION INTO SAN JUAN COUNTY CLERK’S ALLEGEDLY DOCTORED COMPLAINT Salt Lake City, UT – Today, a federal judge ordered that Willie Grayeyes, Utah Navajo activist and Democratic candidate for the San Juan County Commission be reinstated to the ballot, holding that

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Op-ed: Democrats should look beyond Kavanaugh and articulate what they’re for

President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy will make most Republicans happy and has most Democrats twisted into knots. Those knots are likely caused by Kavanaugh’s conservative credentials as well as a still-festering wound over the unprecedented and blatantly partisan treatment of President Barack Obama’s nomination

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Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes resigns from Inland Port Authority Board

(KUTV) — Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes has resigned from the Inland Port Authority Board, according to a tweet from Gov. Gary Herbert. The voluntary resignation comes on the heels of debate over his property holdings nearby the proposed trade hub in the outskirts of Salt Lake City. Herbert stated his appreciation in a social

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Greg Hughes steps down from Inland Port Authority Board

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) –  Utah Speaker of the House Greg Hughes is stepping down from the Inland Port Authority board. He will be replaced by Representative Francis Gibson (R – District 65). Governor Gary Herbert said, “We appreciate Speaker Hughes’ desire to have a successful inland port in Utah. We respect his decision to step

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