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2022 Session Week Three

Last week we saw movement on two problematic bills focused on lawmakers and the free press. HB 96, which raises the cost of accessing public records for those who frequently request them from government entities, passed the House last Wednesday.A lawmaker singled out the Salt Lake Tribune as a “vexatious requester,” implying their requests for

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Guest Opinion: The Utah GOP suffers from its hardline stance on immigration

This commentary originally appeared in the Deseret News. This weekend, Republican state delegates will vote to elect a new chair of the Utah Republican Party. It’s a messy, time-consuming process that most voters don’t pay attention to, and often know nothing about. It’s a convention likely to be dominated by ideological battles over SB54, the

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Utah GOP Fined $25,300 by FEC for “Several Election Law Violations”

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It seems that the Utah GOP just doesn’t know how to play by the rules. For the past few years, Utahns have been subjected to a never-ending news cycle about the Utah Republican Party and its refusal to accept the S.B. 54 compromise, which gave candidates for office a way to circumvent the ultra-conservative convention

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