Tag: Rachel Sanders

Better Utah Calls on Legislature to Change Mail-In Ballot Deadline

Source: UtahPolicy.com The Alliance for a Better Utah called on the Utah Legislature to make changes to Utah’s election law to allow mail-in ballots to be postmarked on election day. This comes, in part, in response to Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox’s ruling, required by existing law, that disqualified 64 ballots in Morgan, Rich, Summit and

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Group calls for changes in wake of mail-in ballot dispute

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune The Alliance for a Better Utah urged lawmakers to change the state’s election law to ensure ballots from rural Utahns are counted. The group’s call came two days after the lieutenant governor disqualified 64 ballots in a House race that were postmarked on primary election day. Current state law requires

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Better Utah Calls on Councilman Jeff Haaga to Resign

Source: UtahPolicy.com The Alliance for a Better Utah called for the resignation of Jeff Haaga, a member of the West Jordan City Council. Haaga was reportedly cited for fleeing the scene of an accident without also being cited or arrested for having caused the accident while driving under the influence. Although members of the City

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Group calls for resignation of West Jordan councilman

Source: Deseret News The group Alliance for a Better Utah on Friday called on West Jordan City Councilman Jeff Haaga to resign and started an online petition with the same goal. On July 19, witnesses at the Black Sheep Bar & Grill, 1520 W. 9000 South, said Haaga was “obviously intoxicated” when he got into

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Group calls for councilman accused of drunk driving to resign

Source: KUTV A government watchdog agency said a city councilman, who may have been drunk behind the wheel, should resign. The Alliance for a Better Utah also said it looks like the city leader received special treatment. The council man was allegedly drinking on July 19 when witnesses say he hit a car. It is

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Governor’s primary racking up big-time donations

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Real estate developers, energy producers, health care companies and banking and finance interests have flooded Gov. Gary Herbert’s campaign with more than $2.4 million since his last election, according to an analysis of the governor’s campaign finance reports. Those four sectors have made up more than half of the $4.4

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Gun control debate heats up after Orlando shooting

Source: Fox 13 News Here in Utah, it’s not hard to get your hands on a gun. Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder would know. “Unless you have an active legal prohibition or you are openly stated mentally ill, you are going to get a firearm and you will get any firearm that is manufactured

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Radioactive: Fossil Fuel Divestment and Water Permits

Source: KRCL Tonight’s show was hosted by Lara Jones and Nick Burns. On the show: The RadioActive Report, featuring Rachel Sanders, new executive director at Alliance for a Better Utah Fossil fuel divestment at the University of Utah, with Ryan Pleune of FossilFreeNHMU, Ph.D student Emily Nicolosi and Ed Trujillo of the Academic Senate at the U Water permits, with

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