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OpEd – Guns and Insider Trading

By Alliance for a Better UTAH’s Founder, Josh Kanter Does the balance of personal and societal interests require compromising your principles? In the case of gun regulation, a comparison to insider trading shows that it does not. With the Aurora, Colo., and Sikh Temple shootings, we’ve seen a return to the gun regulation debate. At

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What Utahns Need To Know About Paul Ryan

No matter who you’re planning to vote for in the upcoming Presidential election, there are a few things all Utahns need to know about Romney’s pick for Vice President, Paul Ryan. Part 1 – Medicare, Taxes and Fiscal Responsibility MEDICARE One of the highlights of Paul Ryan’s budget plan is the conversion of Medicare from

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Rep Fred Cox – Listening to the Outdoor Industry would “Ruin Utah”

Rep. Fred Cox, R-West Valley City, a vocal supporter of Utah’s new Sagebrush Rebellion, said he’s fed up with the trade group’s demands. He’s tired of its seemingly endless clamoring for more hotel and convention space. And the latest request to have a seat at the table when politicians make public lands policy is “out

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NEW OpEd – Time for Lee to grow up and act like a senator

When we vote for a U.S. senator, the last thing we are hoping he brings to the position is a penchant for embarrassing us. Unfortunately, with Sen. Mike Lee, that seems to be at the top of his skill-set. For the past six months, Utah’s freshman senator has been throwing the political equivalent of a

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Better UTAH Beat episode 13! Critical Thinking in Education

After the Republican Party of Texas instituted a policy to end “critical thinking skills” from being taught in schools, Alliance for a Better UTAH says Utahns should be concerned that extreme-right groups like the Eagle Forum and the Sutherland Institute are taking us down a similar path

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LISTEN: Better UTAH Talks “ALEC” On KCPW

Parts 1 & 2 are below, featuring Better UTAH Communications Director, Eric Ethington. Although we were originally scheduled to debate the conservative Sutherland Institute, the night before the broadcast they withdrew from the debate and opted instead to respond to us rather than debate us directly. In the interest of balance, we would encourage you

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