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Senate to debate bill to delay effective date of voter-approved ballot measures to give Legislature a chance to ‘fix’ them

This article originally appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. After legislators repealed and replaced two ballot initiatives passed by voters in November, a trio of bills designed to change the ballot initiative process is nearing the finish line. The Senate Government Operations Committee approved three such House-passed bills on

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A practical argument for keeping compulsory public education in Utah

Last week Senator Aaron Osmond wrote a post on the Utah Senate website arguing for the end of compulsory education in Utah. He focuses on the need to return the responsibility and right of educating children to parents: First, we need to restore the expectation that parents are primarily responsible for the educational success of

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