A majority of Utahns favor U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop’s Public Lands Initiative, a new UtahPolicy poll shows.

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Well, Mike Lee is almost there. And who would have thought it just a year ago? A new UtahPolicy poll shows that Utah’s freshman GOP U.S. senator has a 47 percent “naked re-elect” number. That...
Utah Republican leaders are toying with a proposal to form a committe to interview candidates who decide to use the new signature method to get on the ballot. The idea is to make sure they agree...


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A majority of Utahns favor U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop’s Public Lands Initiative, a new UtahPolicy poll shows.
As Don Henley sang, "Kick 'em when they're up, kick 'em when they're down."
article thumbnailIn what could be the biggest Endangered Species Act decision in history, the Obama administration will decide in September whether to tie up sage grouse habitat across 165 million acres in the West,...
article thumbnailNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the efforts of Sens. Mike Lee and Rand Paul to block the renewal of the Patriot Act put them on the same side as NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
article thumbnailTI News Daily, a publication covering federal, state and local transportation policy and projects, features Utah’s Unified Transportation Plan in a recent article.
The scandal swirling around Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams and Rep. Justin Miller threatens to do damage to both men's reputations. Do you think the story will do permanent harm to their...

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Importance of Compromise "Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate." - President John F. Kennedy, inaugural address, January 20, 1961 Every Prudent Act Founded on...
When people have access to the web, opportunities are just a click away—from learning how to sign up for health care, to finding affordable housing, to keeping in touch with family and...


Allegations of corruption are flying back and forth between Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams and his former campaign manager Rep. Justin Miller.
The Salt Lake City Mayoral race is chugging along. Will we see a Republican (or conservative Democrat) get in the contest?


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