Jim Dunnigan voted in favor of taking legal action leading to Utah’s control of federal lands. This bill – in its aim for state sovereignty – would mean your loss of hunting, fishing, and recreating grounds in favor of private interests. Dunnigan voted for a frivolous land grab lawsuit that would cost Utahns hundreds of millions
Concerns about the prison relocation began as far back as 2013. City Weekly reported fears of conflicts of interest regarding unlocking land for development and connections to Sen. Niederhauser, who stood to profit from the prison relocation. As discussions continued over the following years, public comment was not considered during prison meetings, and a 2015 poll
The Salt Lake Tribune wrote an editorial in March 2016 calling Dunnigan’s Medicaid bill “a shameful admission that anti-federal, anti-poor, anti-administration politics matter more in Utah, or at least in its so-called House of Representatives, than does anything approaching human decency.” Some scathing words! Although his bill covered the neediest of the needy, thousands were
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune A campaign mailer highlighting Rep. Brian Greene’s controversial comments about spousal rape in early 2015 has caused a backlash in his Republican primary against challenger Xani Haynie, who said she had nothing to do with the flier and Greene is unfairly blaming her for it. The progressive-leaning group Alliance For
Negative campaigning may be inevitable, but it still needs to be rooted in fact. Better UTAH discusses why this new false advertising erodes our democracy using the example of the Utah Republican Party which was caught doctoring images to make Democrats look bad.