Representative Christine Watkins (D, Price) sent out a press release this morning announcing her resignation from ALEC. Saying: “The level of secrecy and removal of the public from the lawmaking process ALEC fosters is something I simply cannot ignore.” Better UTAH responded to Representative Watkins’ announcement, applauding her for making the right choice for the
In episode 10 of the Better UTAH Beat, we begin our series of breakdowns of congressional candidate Mia Love’s “No Love” economic plan. This week: her plan to cut down the earned income tax credit.
For Immediate Release: Friday, June 1, 2012 Better UTAH Says Love’s Budget “Devastating For Utah” _________________________________________________________________________ After Congressional Candidate Mia Love’s budget plan was released yesterday, Better UTAH says it will negatively impact hundreds of thousands of Utah families and is devastating for the state. Maryann Martindale, Executive Director of the Alliance for a Better
For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 28, 2012 Better UTAH On ACA Ruling: The Time For Politics Is Over _________________________________________________________________________ As a result of today’s Supreme Court ruling, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is now the law of the land, including the so-called “individual mandate” originally proposed by The Heritage Foundation, promoted by conservative Republicans and
For Immediate Release: Monday, June 25, 2012 Better Utah Launches ALEC Billboard Campaign _________________________________________________________________________ Salt Lake City – Prior to next month’s conference of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in Salt Lake City, the Alliance for a Better UTAH has launched a statewide billboard campaign designed to educate the public on the realities of
This week we examine why Utah desperately needs Obamacare, and how conservative candidates love to go negative but don’t have any plans of their own. Second, we discuss the hypocrisy of State Auditor candidate John Dougall who is claiming to be the voice of government transparency.
Via the Deseret News and KSL: SOUTH JORDAN – Mike Winder’s phone started ringing about 8 a.m. Wednesday. Supporters of the Republican candidate for Salt Lake County mayor were calling to tell him they’d seen campaign signs for Richard Burwash, the fictional name Winder used in 2010 and 2011 to get stories published by local
Mike Winder, candidate for Salt Lake County Mayor, told the media today that the Richard Burwash scandal was “no big deal.” Better UTAH responded with this press release: For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 13, 2012 “Burwash” Is No Laughing Matter _________________________________________________________________________ As Mike Winder continues to make light of the “Richard Burwash” scandal, the Alliance