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Better Utah in the News

Romney criticizes Trump clearing out peaceful protesters to make way for photo op

This article originally appeared in the Deseret News. Read it in its entirety here. SALT LAKE CITY — Sens. Mike Lee and Mitt Romney met Wednesday with Utah National Guard soldiers deployed to Washington, D.C., to help deal with protests over the death of a black man in police custody, as a left-leaning group in Utah urged the governor to call the troops home. Also Wednesday,

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Press Release: Better Utah reacts to CFPB elimination bill

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 7, 2019 Salt Lake City, UT – Today, a bill which would eliminate the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was reintroduced. The bill is sponsored by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), and co-sponsored by Senator Mike Lee, among others. The CFPB was created after the 2008 financial crisis, and its job

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How Utah members of Congress see the Mueller report

This article originally appeared in the Deseret News. Read it in its entirety here. SALT LAKE CITY — Utah members of Congress want to move on from special counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report, but others in the state say not so fast — especially when it comes to obstruction of justice questions surrounding President Donald

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Sen. Mike Lee seeks to stalemate the EEOC

This article originally appeared in Salt Lake Magazine. Read it in its entirety here. Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) is barring Chai Feldblum, an Equal Employment Opportunity Commissioner, and a lesbian, whom the Trump administration nominated to keep her Democratic chair for another term from confirmation through unanimous consent. According to Vox, Lee’s objection is that Feldblum (pictured above) wants to “use the might of government to stamp out traditional marriage supporters” and called

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Press Release: Lee’s Obstruction of EEOC Nominee is Disservice to All

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 17, 2018 Salt Lake City, UT – On Monday, it was reported that Utah Senator Mike Lee has chosen to block a nominee to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for her alleged views on LGBTQ rights and religious freedom, even though the nominee has clarified that her positions have been

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