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Guest opinon: No, inland port protesters aren’t domestic terrorists

This commentary originally appeared at utahpolicy.com. Read it in its entirety here. A peaceful-turned-violent protest over the inland port on Tuesday has resulted in a lot of finger-pointing: protesters blame police for the escalation, while Gov. Gary Herbert, Derek Miller, and others have claimed the protesters went to the Salt Lake Chamber to bully and

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All the things the Utah State Legislature did to your life this year

This article originally appeared on Fox 13. Read it in its entirety here. SALT LAKE CITY — What just happened? The Utah State Legislature just happened! Hard to believe it was 45 days ago that lawmakers opened the 2019 legislative session to protests over their plans to replace Proposition 3, the voter-approved Medicaid-expansion ballot initiative.

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Press Release: Better Utah Responds To Port Authority Board Decision

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 29, 2018 BETTER UTAH RESPONDS TO PORT AUTHORITY BOARD DECISION Salt Lake City, UT – Today, the Inland Port Authority Board decided once again to keep subcommittee meetings closed to the public. Chase Thomas, executive director at Alliance for a Better Utah, issued the following statement: “The Inland Port

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Utah Inland Port board to discuss opening closed-door subcommittee meetings after backlash

This article originally appeared in the Deseret News. Read the article in its entirety here.  SALT LAKE CITY — After controversy over the Utah Inland Port Board subcommittees meeting behind closed doors, board leaders have indicated they have heard the concerns and may consider opening the meetings. Derek Miller, chairman of the Utah Inland Port Authority board

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Corruption should be prevented, not just revealed

“Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman.” — Justice Louis D. Brandeis   Despite its overuse, I have always loved this quote from Brandeis. However, most people tend to only quote the first half of the sentence. I believe this is because most people only tend to

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