Tag: johnny anderson

Legislature gives lip service to local control, micromanages Salt Lake City

Local control is the preferred dangling modifier this time of year for state legislators. While Utah’s governing majority can’t say enough about local control when the subject is the state’s relationship with the federal government, that all changes when municipalities are concerned. Johnny Anderson, a Republican from Taylorsville, has proposed a bill that continues the long tradition of micromanaging municipalities. Last

Read More »

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

Read More »