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Press Release: Initiative Opponents Should Fight Fair and in the Open

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 4, 2018   INITIATIVE OPPONENTS SHOULD FIGHT FAIR AND IN THE OPEN Salt Lake City, UT – Campaigns are underway to narrowly disqualify the medical marijuana and Count My Vote ballot initiatives, asking voters to rescind their signatures now that the deadline for signature-gathering has passed. On Friday, good

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The Session is Over, So Now What?

When the Utah State Legislature adjourned at “sine die” on March 8, my first thought was “Thank God, it’s over! I don’t have to deal with this for another nine months.” And while it’s true we won’t have hundreds of bills flying around every minute and I won’t be staying up until midnight or later,

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Better Utah Criticizes AG Reyes for Support of Partisan Gerrymandering

[vc_row][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, August 24, 2017 CONTACT: Chase Thomas | Alliance for a Better Utah chase@betterutah.org – – – – – – GROUP CRITICIZES AG REYES FOR SUPPORT OF PARTISAN GERRYMANDERING – – – – – – Salt Lake City, UT – The Alliance for a Better Utah criticized Utah Attorney

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Lawmaker fires warning over process for replacing Chaffetz

Sources: Deseret News and KSL.com The conflict between Utah’s governor and state Legislature escalated Thursday after Rep. Jason Chaffetz officially announced his plans to leave Congress, with legislative leadership threatening legal action over how the vacancy is filled. Gov. Gary Herbert has said he will not call a special session of the Legislature for state

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Press Release – EXECUTIVE ORDER FAVORS COAL AND CORPORATIONS OVER PEOPLE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 CONTACT: Madison Hayes | Alliance for a Better Utah | madison@betterutah.org   Salt Lake City, UT – In the company of politicians and anti-public lands advocates, President Trump signed an executive order instructing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review national monument designations former presidents have made within the

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‘I might depart early,’ Chaffetz says

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he may step down early from his House seat, leaving a vacancy that would be filled by a special election that is fuzzy under current state law. “I might depart early,” Chaffetz told The Salt Lake Tribune on Thursday. “It very well might happen.” If he

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