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Rep. Chris Stewart: Trump’s Chief Apologist

Chris Stewart has had quite the record when it comes to Trump. My goal today is to simply lay out that record and then have you answer the question: when it comes to holding the president accountable, is Rep. Stewart properly representing Utahns?

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Former Congresswoman Karen Shepherd joins Better UTAH Board

Salt Lake City — Good government group Alliance for a Better UTAH announced today the addition of former congresswoman Karen Shepherd to its board of directors. Shepherd was the second woman in the history of Utah to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Before her election to Congress, she served in the Utah

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Shutdown obsession

What is it they say? The first step to overcoming a problem is to admit you have a problem. Well, I have a problem. I can’t look away. I am obsessed with everything to do with the government shutdown in an almost train-wreck-fascination sort of way. I can’t get enough of headlines like: Anarchy is

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Failure to act on student loan interest rates highlights Congress’s continued disfunction

Salt Lake City – In light of Congress’s failure to prevent an increase in student loan rates, progressive advocacy group Alliance for a Better UTAH has released the following statement. Data on Utah’s own congressional delegation’s college costs can be found after the statement. “Utah’s delegation, with the exception of Congressman Jim Matheson, has once

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Deficit drops despite pessimism and partisanship

A funny thing is happening on the way to the next debt ceiling showdown. When we last left our congressional super heroes they had tied our country to the proverbial railroad tracks and said the train was coming on May 18 (the current expiration date for the debt ceiling extension) – if you’re old enough

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Daily Utah Chronicle: “Mayor [Mia] Love Not Catering To Students”

Mia Love, current mayor of Saratoga Springs and the Republican candidate for Utah’s new fourth Congressional seat, has gotten a lot of attention this week after a speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. on Tuesday night. However, Josh Kanter, founder of Alliance for a Better UTAH, a nonprofit organization that educates Utah

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RELEASE: While Mia Love Speaks At Convention, Not All Utahns Feel The Love

For Immediate Release: August, 28, 2012  While Mia Love Speaks at Convention, Not All Utahns Feel The Love _________________________________________________________________________  As the GOP puts the spotlight on congressional candidate Mayor Mia Love in Tampa tonight, not all Utahns are happy with Love’s plan for college students. A local Utah non-profit, the Alliance for a Better UTAH,

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