Tag: Press Releases

Better UTAH announces first Karen Shepherd Fellow

Contact: Josh Kanter Founder & Board President, Alliance for a Better UTAH info@betterutah.org 801.893.2281 ­­­­­ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: T​hursday, June 11, 2015 Better UTAH announces first Karen Shepherd Fellow ­­­­­ Salt Lake City — The Alliance for a Better UTAH has named Lauren Howells as its first Karen Shepherd Fellow. Better UTAH launched the Karen

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Press Release: Better UTAH Responds to UDOT’s Delivered Check

Better UTAH Responds To UDOT’s Delivered Check ________________________________________ Salt Lake City, Utah – After more than a year of the unknown, Denice Graham, the wrongfully terminated UDOT employee, has finally received a check for her back pay. Despite the ruling by the Administrative Judge, UDOT Director John Njord has been holding Ms. Graham’s compensation hostage

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Press Release: Hatch & Lee Vote Against Bill Protecting Women

Hatch & Lee Vote Against Bill Protecting Women __________________________________________ Washington DC – Utah GOP Senators Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee joined a minority of Senators today in voting against reauthorizing the bipartisan Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The vote passed in the US Senate with 87 votes, with Hatch and Lee representing two of the

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Press Release: Better UTAH Calls for UDOT Scandal Investigation

Better Utah Calls For UDOT Scandal Investigation ___________________________________________ Salt Lake City, Utah – In the ongoing wake of the multi-year UDOT controversy over the $1 Billion I-15 Core Project, and the continued persecution of UDOT employee Denice Graham, the Alliance for a Better UTAH held a press conference this afternoon, calling on Governor Herbert to

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Press Release: Better UTAH calls out ALEC Legislators

Corporate Sponsors Quit ALEC Over Controversial Stands; Alliance for a Better UTAH Urges Utah Legislators To Do the Same Salt Lake City, Utah — To date, seven major corporate sponsors of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), and one major Foundation, have indicated they will not renew their memberships or other financial support to the

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Press Release: Better UTAH Claims Victory with Veto of HB363

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2012 Contact: Maryann Martindale Executive Director Alliance for a Better UTAH (801) 557-1532 maryann@betterutah.org BETTER UTAH CLAIMS A VICTORY FOR THE PEOPLE WITH GOVERNOR’S VETO OF HB363 Salt Lake City, Utah – With the decision to veto HB363, Governor Herbert acknowledged the important role the citizens of Utah in public

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Press Release: Better UTAH Files Hatch Act Complaint Against Rep. Mike Noel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 09, 2011 Contact: Maryann Martindale Executive Director Alliance for a Better UTAH (801) 557-1532 maryann@betterutah.org BETTER UTAH FILES HATCH ACT COMPLAINT AGAINST REPRESENTATIVE MIKE NOEL Salt Lake City, Utah – In light of recent press statements with regard to the Hatch Act and potential violations by Representative Mike Noel, Alliance for

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