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Voter rights under attack again in Utah

The Better UTAH Beat airs Tuesday afternoons on KVNU’s For the People. Podcasts of previous episodes are available here. —– We are now in week two of the legislative session and the political stakes and chatter are starting to increase. Two bills that relate to electoral participation are of particular concern. HB244, Voting and Voter Registration Amendments,

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Rep. Anderegg’s Medicaid Madness

Salt Lake City—In light of a maneuver in the state legislature designed to prevent Governor Herbert from accepting Medicaid expansion in Utah, Maryann Martindale, executive director of the Alliance for a Better UTAH, has issued the following statement: “A transparent and open legislative process is essential for maintaining a fair political system. But that process

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