Tag: shutdown

Lee and Cruz are GOP’s Lloyd and Harry

The Better UTAH Beat airs Tuesday afternoons on KVNU’s For the People. Podcasts of previous episodes are available here. —– Senator Ted Cruz and his sidekick Mike Lee have done it: they’ve shut down the government. But Utahns, despite our state’s conservative leanings, aren’t having anything to do with it. A poll in yesterday’s Deseret News showed

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Shutdown obsession

What is it they say? The first step to overcoming a problem is to admit you have a problem. Well, I have a problem. I can’t look away. I am obsessed with everything to do with the government shutdown in an almost train-wreck-fascination sort of way. I can’t get enough of headlines like: Anarchy is

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Join us for Better Utah's Moving Forward Virtual Fundraiser!

This year's event will be held virtually and will feature a conversation with Kate Kendell, Co-Interim Legal Director of the Southern Poverty Law Center and the former Executive Director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights.