Will Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker run for a third term in 2015? Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott discuss in this week's episode of "Bernick and Schott on Politics."

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Herbert chides Obama over border crisis. Robles hopes vote-by-mail will help her win a Congressional seat. Utah looks into online voting.

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Utahns certainly have strong opinions when it comes to the future of Common Core.
Last week former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff accused prosecutors, particularly Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill, of having a political agenda in bringing felony charges against the...


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Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: What’s in a cartoon? Tribune should know better

Rolly: Common Core fears fed by national conspiracy

Editorial: Comparing the feds to the Nazis doesn’t solve anything

Is your city, county raising property taxes? 40 are

‘Gestapo’ BLM officers decried in House hearing

Obama signs two Utah-related bills

Oil company sues Utah county over pipeline restrictions

New rules help Utah snag immigrants’ illegal driver licenses

Experts doubt Swallow, Shurtleff will be tried together

Utah trial centers on FBI’s Oklahoma City bombing records

Utah’s Hatch longs for Senate’s good ol’ days

Deseret News

Stuart Reid: Translations of religious tolerance in society

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Re-enactment of 'This is the place' using modern technology

Drew Clark: Lawrence and Windsor won't trump Utah marriage laws

Dan Liljenquist: Religious liberty and the pioneers — Understanding true worth

John Florez: Utah leaders lack confidence, lose public trust

Editorial: Airport expansion reflects the growing vitality of Utah's national and global links

Conflicting court rulings may slow Medicaid expansion decision in Utah

State committee studying feasibility of extending online voting to more Utahns

Report links smoking bans, cigarettes taxes to lower suicide rates


Lee looking to lower federal gas tax (Daily Herald)

Editorial: Make Sunday FrontRunner happen (Standard-Examiner)

Bishop fires new shot in Eisenhower controversy (Standard-Examiner)

Sudden resignation stirs UTOPIA intrigue in Brigham (Standard-Examiner)

Today At Utah Policy

Today At Utah Policy

Here's our first look at the 2014 races for Utah House. All 75 seats are up for election this year. Our first round of ratings show Utah's Democrats could be on the defensive this year.
Here's our first look at the 2014 races for Utah Senate. There are 14 seats up for election this year, but we don't see much, if any, change coming in 2014.Our rating scale: "Safe" seats mean there is...
Not that we really need to point this out, but the arrest of Democratic candidate Mark Byrge basically torpedoes his chances of upsetting Republican Rep. Kay Christofferson come November.
Utah's state government has taken on a decidedly blue hue.

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As a former long-time journalist and public affairs consultant, I’ve long been interested in how power and influence are wielded in a community to achieve important community initiatives.
As 11 Utah cities weigh the important decision of whether to continue negotiations with Macquarie Capital regarding the UTOPIA Network, the Utah Taxpayers Association has aggressively stepped up to...


Will Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker run for a third term in 2015? Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott discuss in this week's episode of "Bernick and Schott on Politics."
John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff are hauled off to the hoosegow! Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott discuss the week in Utah politics.


Lighter Side

Lighter Side

Free Healthcare
"A judge said that Obamacare is an acceptable substitute for state-run health insurance. He actually said that, 'It's just like Domino's being a substitute for Pizza Hut.' Then, Americans said, 'Well, either way, it's taken you guys way longer than 30 minutes to deliver it, so give us our free...

Wise Words

Wise Words

Installment Plan
"A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan."Martin Luther King Jr.  Quotations Page