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Why can’t Congress work remotely?

Sitting through a seemingly endless stream of Zoom calls, virtual happy hours, and the occasional phone call – it’s clear that life as we know it has changed quite dramatically in the last 30 days. We’ve all adjusted our workflows, thrown out our social calendars, and put off our vacations in order to help keep

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Press Release: Better Utah responds to McAdams impeachment announcement

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 16, 2019 Salt Lake City, UT – Today, Representative Ben McAdams announced he will vote in favor of impeachment.  Chase Thomas, executive director of Alliance for a Better Utah, issued the following statement: “In spite of out-of-state special interest groups dumping tens of thousands of dollars into Utah to try

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Commentary: Higher minimum wage will help workers and the economy

This commentary originally appeared at sltrib.com. Read it in its entirety here. In the next week or so, Congress will have the opportunity to give 488,000 working Utahns a substantial raise. The Raise the Wage Act will increase the wage to $15 an hour over the next six years to alleviate the rising economic stress

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How Utah members of Congress see the Mueller report

This article originally appeared in the Deseret News. Read it in its entirety here. SALT LAKE CITY — Utah members of Congress want to move on from special counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report, but others in the state say not so fast — especially when it comes to obstruction of justice questions surrounding President Donald

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Commentary: Utah’s congressional delegation should put first things first

This originally appeared as an op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune.  Much of the commentary surrounding the federal shutdown in Utah has been unfailingly bipartisan, perhaps in an attempt to show our federal delegation what coming together looks like. Republicans and Democrats alike have decried federal workers going without pay, insisting that both sides are to blame and that

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Utah’s slow vote count may delay race call for Love, McAdams

This article originally appeared in the Daily Herald. Read it in its entirety here. SALT LAKE CITY — If a Utah race is too close to call on Election Night — a possibility in the slugfest between Republican Rep. Mia Love and Democrat Ben McAdams — residents and candidates will have to wait to find

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Fundraising Controversy Continues for Rep Mia Love

This article originally appeared on Roll Call. Read it in its entirety here. The Federal Elections Commission is not finished reviewing Rep. Mia Love’s campaign fundraising, according to an from the FEC to a liberal group that filed a complaint against her for alleged violations. The Salt Lake Tribune first reported this story. The Utah Republican had claimed

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