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Press Release: Better Utah responds to SCOTUS gerrymandering decision

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 27, 2019 Salt Lake City, UT – Today, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled along partisan lines that Federal Courts cannot make decisions on partisan gerrymandering. In the opinion for the majority, Chief Justice Roberts stated that partisan gerrymandering is a political question outside the authority of the

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Press Release: Court filing reveals that Census citizenship question will advantage Republicans and non-Latinx white voters in redistricting

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 30, 2019 Salt Lake City, UT – According to an article just released by NPR, a court filing shows that the citizenship question on the 2020 Census was recommended to the Trump administration by a Republican strategist. According to court filings, a study conducted by the architect of the Census

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Salt Lake City and Rural Utah Have the Same Problem

A few weeks ago, the ABU Education Fund released a report addressing the negative impacts of gerrymandering on rural Utah. You probably have not read it, because that report was 20 pages long and full of information that only policy weirdos like us care about. With a fresh coat of tape on our glasses, we

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Action Alert: Make a formal comment against citizenship question on 2020 Census

Background The Census Bureau has proposed adding a question to the 2020 Census asking every American household to record which members of their family are U.S. citizens. This question could intimidate ethnic and immigrant populations from participating in the census, leading to inaccurate and undercounted results. The purpose of the Census is to count everyone,

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Press Release: Over 270 Utah Leaders Call on A.G. to Protect Census Accuracy / Más De 270 Líderes De Utah Llaman Al Fiscal General Para Proteger La Precisión Del Censo

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 23, 2018 OVER 270 UTAH LEADERS CALL ON A.G. TO PROTECT CENSUS ACCURACY Salt Lake City, UT – On Monday, Alliance for a Better Utah mailed a letter to Attorney General Sean Reyes requesting that his office take official action to protect Utahns from the Trump administration’s decision to

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