Tag: policy

Parenting and policy

As a working mother and a politically-minded Utahn, I spend a weird amount of time thinking about legal and government policies as I go about my day. Now, I don’t get as into the weeds as my brilliant colleagues do–one of the perks of not having the word “policy” in my title–but I do consider

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Kanter: Anti-regulatory sound bites are not governing

We live in a world of sound bites. Six-second Vines, 140-character Tweets, and Instagramable infographs are here to stay. Though these brief bits of information may be sufficient for getting elected, they make terrible policy. “Not only are our airwaves burdened by sound bites,” said founder Josh Kanter in a recent Salt Lake Tribune Editorial. “But our

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New national report details corporate manipulation in Utah schools

Salt Lake City – A new report released this morning by the Alliance for a Better UTAH and its partners details the damaging influence the corporate lobbying group American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has had on public education policy across the country. The report, ALEC v Kids, documents the growing footprint that ALEC has in

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