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Op-ed: Sutherland Institute: Think tank or advertising agency?

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune The Sutherland Institute, Utah’s self-proclaimed conservative think tank, suggests that it is a fact-based organization and that its positions and messages rise above the political fray. Well, its recent series of videos about Bears Ears suggests otherwise. Sutherland launched an ad campaign attacking the Obama administration and calling for the

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Better UTAH announces first Karen Shepherd Fellow

Contact: Josh Kanter Founder & Board President, Alliance for a Better UTAH info@betterutah.org 801.893.2281 ­­­­­ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: T​hursday, June 11, 2015 Better UTAH announces first Karen Shepherd Fellow ­­­­­ Salt Lake City — The Alliance for a Better UTAH has named Lauren Howells as its first Karen Shepherd Fellow. Better UTAH launched the Karen

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Shepherd: It’s time to act on Herbert’s Healthy Utah Plan

Poor health is often the first link in a chain of increasingly worse hardships, including job loss, bankruptcy and homelessness, but access to affordable health care can disrupt that chain of events, argued former Congresswoman and Better UTAH Board Member Karen Shepherd in a weekend op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune. Our health is the keystone to our

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Former Congresswoman Karen Shepherd joins Better UTAH Board

Salt Lake City — Good government group Alliance for a Better UTAH announced today the addition of former congresswoman Karen Shepherd to its board of directors. Shepherd was the second woman in the history of Utah to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Before her election to Congress, she served in the Utah

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Voting expected to be down, down, down

The Better UTAH Beat airs Tuesday afternoons on KVNU’s For the People. Podcasts of previous episodes are available here. —– Voter turnout could reach devastating lows this fall if a new poll by the Harvard Institute of Politics is any indication. Youth voters are expected to be especially absent from the polls. Midterm elections usually feature significantly

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