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‘Not What Utah Stands For’ – Group plans to deliver petition asking for Utah County Commissioner’s resignation.

The calls for Utah County Commissioner Greg Graves to resign continue to build. During Tuesday morning’s commission meeting, the advocacy group Alliance for a Better Utah plans to deliver its petition of nearly 350 signatures asking for Graves to step down. Calls for Graves’ resignation came after the release of a complaint by Utah County in early

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A chocolate chip delivery for Utah’s Sen. Orrin Hatch — in the name of restoring CHIP health insurance for up to 20,000 kids

Source: Salt Lake Tribune The 20,000 chocolate chips were piled inside a foot-high plastic container, with a message for Utah’s senior senator scrawled on the outside in permanent marker: “One chocolate chip for every child waiting for Senator Hatch to do the right thing.” Each chip, explained Katie Matheson, with the group Alliance for a Better

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Group launches petition asking Reyes to nix battle over federal lands

Source: KSL SALT LAKE CITY — Alliance for a Better Utah initiated an online petition Monday urging Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes to nix a legal battle with the federal government over public lands. The organization, which describes itself as a promoter of “balance, transparency and accountability” in public policy, says it is making the request

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Better Utah Demands that Utah GOP Follow the Rule of Law

Salt Lake City – The Alliance for a Better Utah urged delegates at the Utah Republican Party State Convention this weekend to vote against a resolution to be introduced by Lowell Nelson, former vice chairman of the state Republican Party. This resolution “encourages public officials at all levels of government to nullify any federal order,

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Good government groups speak out on legislation that weakens petition process

Salt Lake City–The constitutional right of the people of Utah to petition their leaders has come under increasing attack as the visibility, and potential success, of Count My Vote increases. Good government groups Alliance for a Better UTAH and Utahns for Ethical Government have issued the following statement in response to legislation that would weaken

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Petition garners thousands of signers, Gov vetoes HB76

Salt Lake City — Utah Governor Gary Herbert exercised his veto power today in agreement with the majority of Utahns who favor responsible second amendment rights. Herbert vetoed the controversial HB76, Concealed Weapon Carry Amendments, Friday morning. Maryann Martindale, executive director of the Alliance for a Better UTAH, has issued the following statement: “We applaud

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Petition launched, Statement on HB76 – Changes to concealed carry law

Salt Lake City — The Utah State Legislature voted against the majority of Utahns who favor responsible second amendment rights early Wednesday morning by passing HB76, Concealed Weapon Carry Amendments. Maryann Martindale, executive director of the Alliance for a Better UTAH, has issued the following statement: “There was never a clearer example of our state

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