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Wrapping Up the 2022 Legislative Session: Good Government

This is Part IV of a four-part series looking at the good, the bad, and the ugly of the 2022 General Session of the Utah State Legislature. This is by no means a comprehensive guide to the session, but rather a quick glance at the highlights (and lowlights) of what happened this year on Capitol

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Wrapping Up the 2022 Legislative Session: Sustainable Future

This is Part III of a four-part series looking at the good, the bad, and the ugly of the 2022 General Session of the Utah State Legislature. This is by no means a comprehensive guide to the session, but rather a quick glance at the highlights (and lowlights) of what happened this year on Capitol

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3 more “Rs” for Earth Day

April 22 is Earth Day! Started 52 years ago, Earth Day is an opportunity for us to focus on our personal obligation to the planet we live on. It is also a chance to join together with organizations and other residents of the planet to get involved in environmental stewardship. As a civic engagement enthusiast,

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Wrapping up the 2022 Legislative Session: Strong Communities

This is Part II of a four-part series looking at the good, the bad, and the ugly of the 2022 General Session of the Utah State Legislature. This is by no means a comprehensive guide to the session, but rather a quick glance at the highlights (and lowlights) of what happened this year on Capitol

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We need more Period Positive legislation in Utah

2022 is the year of periods, otherwise known as menstruation. This year, period-positive legislation is being passed and movies are being made. Periods are something that a little under half of the world population experiences, and yet there is a stigma to not even mention it. To pass even more period positive legislation, we must

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Wrapping up the 2022 Legislative Session: Equal Rights

This is Part I of a four-part series looking at the good, the bad, and the ugly of the 2022 General Session of the Utah State Legislature. This is by no means a comprehensive guide to the session, but rather a quick glance at the highlights (and lowlights) of what happened this year on Capitol

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GOP lawmakers double down on attacking transgender youth

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 25, 2022 Salt Lake City, UT – Doubling down on their harmful attack directed at transgender youth, GOP lawmakers led an effort to override Governor Cox’s veto of H.B. 11, banning transgender girls from participating in school sports competitions.    Chase Thomas, executive director for Alliance for a Better Utah, issued

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2022 Session Week Six

It’s day 41 of the 45-day Utah Legislative Session! We fully expect the Legislature to be working into the wee hours of the last day of the session on Friday, so we will be too. Please follow along with us via Twitter or sign up for our daily updates to get our action alerts over

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2022 Session Week Five

Here is week 5 of Utah’s Legislative Session update! Things are moving quickly up here on Capitol Hill as lawmakers rush to move bills through the process with a little over nine days left until sine die.    Until then, we have some action alerts for you and updates on some of the bills we are watching

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2022 Session Week Four

Here are two updates I wanted to share with you from the session last week: UTAH LAKE: Conserve Utah Valley held a rally at the Capitol Building on Monday last week to protest Lake Restoration Solution’s proposal to deepen Utah Lake and use the dredged materials to create manufactured islands for development and recreation. Over

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