Tag: lawsuit

Why a local group is against a provision in the tax reform bill

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]ABC4 A provision in the House tax reform bill could open the door for nonprofit organizations to get involved in political campaigns. Chase Thomas with Alliance For a Better Utah stops by Inside Utah Politics to explain why his organization is against this provision and why they are defending the Johnson Amendment. “We signed a letter

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Op-ed: State school board elections should be nonpartisan

Source: Deseret News Deep red lipstick and the ’57 Chevy. Some things never go out of style. Mark Twain’s wisdom remains in style even after decades of review. He was prescient when he wrote in his autobiography, “To lodge all power in one party and keep it there is to insure bad government and the

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Rod Arquette Show Rundown-Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Source: Rod Arquette Show (105.9) Coming up at 4 pm today on the Rod Arquette Show on Talk Radio 105.9 KNRS, Mark J. Perry, a scholar with the American Enterprise Institute, joins the show to discuss how Seattle’s minimum wage hike is now hurting those it was supposed to benefit.  Plus, Dr. David Diamond, Professor

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Press Release: New Lawsuit Challenging 2018 Partisan School Board Elections

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 27, 2017   – – – – – – NEW LAWSUIT CHALLENGING 2018 PARTISAN SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS – – – – – – Salt Lake City, UT – A group of education-minded individuals and advocacy organizations filed a lawsuit yesterday to challenge last year’s law establishing partisan elections

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Sheryl Allen: We deserve nonpartisan elections in education

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune The 2018 election year will be different, very different. We’ll be voting on many elected officials. All of them will be important. But elections for the Utah State Board of Education will be altered. For the first time in decades, those elections will be partisan. Yes, that means candidates will

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RadioActive: June 27, 2017

Source: KRCL Hosted by Lara Jones and Noor Ul-Hasan, tonight’s RadioActive was packed full of grassroots activists and community builders working on healthcare, non-partisan elections for the board of education, refugee and immigrant rights, and imploring others to speak up and speak out often. Guest lineup: Jim McConkie, Refugee Justice League, with reaction to the

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