Tag: domestic violence

Op-ed

Katie Matheson: Gatekeepers at the Capitol stop popular bills

This article originally appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. There are gatekeepers at work in Utah’s government, working behind the scenes to make or break legislation. Some of the bills being held back by these gatekeepers are broadly supported by Utahns, but the guardians of conservative ideology on the Hill are keeping these bills from seeing the light of day

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LGBT Utahns deserve protection

Two things that I have been waiting awhile for happened at the end of last week.  On Thursday Congress finally passed the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act; the next day the nondiscrimination in employment and housing for the LGBT community (SB262) was introduced in the state Senate. On the one hand, these events

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