Tag: senator

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 9!

Better UTAH Beat episode 9! Senator Orrin Hatch and Governor Gary Herbert employ “Fear Tactics” after the Supreme Court’s Obamacare ruling as they lie about the Affordable Care Act’s implications for Utah.

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June Interim Session Watch + Special Session Review!

The June Interim and Special Session of the Utah Legislature has ended, leaving behind it several noteworthy moments. Check out our topics: Public Lands, Death Penalty, School Funding and Liquor Licenses. Public Lands Although liquor licenses and school funding were the primary topics on the Hill, there were several other issues brought before the Legislature.

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Follow Mike Lee’s example: Walk away from debt

Mike Lee has shown us the light. For years now, Sen. Lee and his fellow Republicans, and not just those who prefer tea, have been arguing that the United States needs to act like an American family — allegedly balancing its budget each year by ensuring that revenue equals or exceeds expenses. These folks even

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Better UTAH Beat! May 8, 2012

Episode #1 of the Better Utah Beat! Weekly Utah Politics recap. This week we discuss Senators Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee on the VAWA, the GOP clown car shenanigans in Congressional District 2, Rob Bishop’s hypocritical conundrums and more!

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