Tag: Better Utah Staff

Commentary: Utah’s new hate crimes law is a complicated victory

This article originally appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Tuesday, Gov. Gary Herbert proudly signed Utah’s new hate crime bill into law. It was a legislative effort that stalled for a number of years, but grew wings after the infamous attack at Lopez Tires, where a man brutally beat an 18-year-old and his father with a metal

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2018 Midterms

The voting is done, the ballots are being counted. Some victories have been declared and some are still too close to call. We’re all on pins and needles to see how everything finally resolves, and the Better Utah staff took a moment to reflect on the 2018 midterms.   Katie: As of this writing, it

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