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Commentary: Some ideas for a constitutional convention

This article originally appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Recently, Utah state Rep. Merrill Nelson renewed the call for a constitutional convention to amend the Constitution of the United States. And a Utah Senate committee recently passed SRJ 9, calling for such a convention. As the nation recovers from its third shutdown in under a year, Nelson argues that the federal government can

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Martindale: Utah’s proposed constitutional amendments a rush job

With little discussion and even less fanfare, Utahns will vote on three changes to Utah’s constitution on Election day. Maryann Martindale, Better UTAH executive director, recently discussed the three constitutional amendments, and the rush job that got them on the ballot, in a weekend op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune. The last time the U.S. Constitution was

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