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What Utahns Need To Know About Paul Ryan

No matter who you’re planning to vote for in the upcoming Presidential election, there are a few things all Utahns need to know about Romney’s pick for Vice President, Paul Ryan. Part 1 – Medicare, Taxes and Fiscal Responsibility MEDICARE One of the highlights of Paul Ryan’s budget plan is the conversion of Medicare from

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NEW OpEd – Time for Lee to grow up and act like a senator

When we vote for a U.S. senator, the last thing we are hoping he brings to the position is a penchant for embarrassing us. Unfortunately, with Sen. Mike Lee, that seems to be at the top of his skill-set. For the past six months, Utah’s freshman senator has been throwing the political equivalent of a

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Better UTAH Beat episode 13! Critical Thinking in Education

After the Republican Party of Texas instituted a policy to end “critical thinking skills” from being taught in schools, Alliance for a Better UTAH says Utahns should be concerned that extreme-right groups like the Eagle Forum and the Sutherland Institute are taking us down a similar path

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LISTEN: Better UTAH Talks “ALEC” On KCPW

Parts 1 & 2 are below, featuring Better UTAH Communications Director, Eric Ethington. Although we were originally scheduled to debate the conservative Sutherland Institute, the night before the broadcast they withdrew from the debate and opted instead to respond to us rather than debate us directly. In the interest of balance, we would encourage you

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Was Governor Herbert Romney’s Personal Watchdog?

One little story you may have missed over the past week was Utah Governor Gary Herbert’s rather unusual quote to the National Journal, where he defended Mitt Romney’s story that the presidential candidate wasn’t working for Bain Capitol after 1999.  “I was in Utah when he was running the Olympics! He wasn’t running Bain Capital.”

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Utah legislator rips D.C. while raking in federal cash

Ultimately, the Kane County Water Conservancy District envisions up to 700 connections in the area of Strawberry Ridge, including Zion View, the mostly primitive Skyhaven Mountain Retreat subdivision and 200 acres of undeveloped school-trust lands in the county. But if the Alliance for a Better Utah has anything to say about it, Noel won’t be

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