Tag: television

Can a TV show reform local government?

I know I’m a little late to Parks and Recreation, NBC’s award-winning comedy show about local government, but I started watching a couple of weeks ago and have been loving every episode. Its upbeat intro music and optimistic comedy make me excited about the possibilities of local government. As this painstaking essay on the show makes clear,

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Ben Winslow Reports on Better UTAH’s Letter to Rep. Harper

FOX13’s Ben Winslow reported on Alliance for a Better UTAH’s criticism of Representative Wayne Harper (R-Taylorsville) who last week wrote a letter in support of a convicted sexual abuser. Maryann Martindale, Better UTAH Executive Director, said Here’s a sitting legislator, standing up for a convicted sex offender, and turning his back on the victim at

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