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Our latest poll finds most Utahns support the Trump tax cuts, but nearly half say they haven't seen their paychecks get bigger from the sweeping tax overhaul [Utah Policy].
The Utah County GOP is sanctioning Keep My Voice after the group attacked a sitting Republican lawmaker because he sponsored a bill to undo an illegal bylaw change by the GOP Central Committee [Utah Policy].
Keep My Voice founder Dave Bateman says his political opponents are resorting to dirty tricks against him, but he's offering very little in the way of evidence [Utah Policy].
Sen. Todd Weiler says he's the "political lawyer" Bateman is referring to, but Bateman's pushing a story that is not truthful [Utah Policy].
Our "Political Insiders" say lawmakers deserve a "C" grade for their work during the 2018 session [Utah Policy].
We're into Round #2 of our 2018 "Political Power" challenge. Vote for today's matchups here [Utah Policy].
Here are the results from the final day of Round #1 [Utah Policy].
Jordan Garn says there are a few "candidates" that could give Romney a run for his money in 2018, but you won't see them on the ballot [Utah Policy].
Renae Cowley says millennials in the GOP are big fans of President Trump's brash style and "take no prisoners" attitude.
|Poll: Only 1/4 of Utahns say they've seen a bigger paycheck from the Trump tax cuts|
Most Utahns say they support the Trump tax cuts passed by Congress at the end of 2017, but nearly half say they haven't noticed the promised increase in their take-home pay....
|Vote now in round two of our 'Political Power' bracket challenge!|
We're on to round two of the 2018 Utah "Political Power" bracket. We've got four second-round matchups for you to vote on today....
|Utah County GOP sanctions Keep My Voice after attack on Republican lawmaker|
The Utah County GOP is hitting back at organizers of a ballot initiative to repeal SB54, saying their attack on a sitting Republican lawmaker goes too far....
|Dirty tricks or legal advice? The 'political lawyer' from the Dave Bateman controversy says Bateman's version is not the truth|
Dave Bateman, the founder of Keep My Voice, alleges a "political lawyer" involved with Count My Vote is behind a scheme to falsely accuse him of sexual harassment. We now know who the "political lawyer" is, and he is telling UtahPolicy.com a much different story....
|Guest opinion: It's official - The Romney coronation begins|
After months of speculation of "will he or won't he?" that culminated in a slick video announcing he's running, Mitt Romney made it official last Thursday when he filed as a candidate for the United States Senate. ...
|What final grade does the 2018 Utah legislature deserve? Our 'Political Insiders' say there's room for improvement|
Our "Political Insiders" gave the 2018 Utah Legislature an overall passing grade, but nothing that will put them near the top of the class....
|Guest opinion: Millennials & Donald Trump|
My generation of Republicans relates to Donald Trump over more than just our mutual proficiency in communicating using 280 characters or less. We love his "take no prisoner" attitude, bigger than life persona, and unconventional leadership....
|Utah 'Political Power' results - Day #4|
The last matchups from the first round of our "Political Power" challenge are over....
|Republican Dave Bateman alleges dirty tricks from opponents, but offers no proof|
The founder of Keep My Voice, a group pushing a ballot initiative to repeal Utah's dual path for candidates to get on the ballot, has been making some shocking, but unproven, allegations on social media this week. In fact, there are several good reasons why skepticism of his...
|Utah Manufacturers Association comments on steel and aluminum tariffs|
On March 8th, President Trump signed imposed tariffs of 25 percent on U.S. imports of steel and 10 percent on U.S. imports of aluminum from all countries except Canada and Mexico....
|Borsight to expand state-of-the-art facility in Utah|
The Governor's Office of Economic Development announced that Borsight will expand its state-of-the-art airport hangar facility in Ogden, Utah, adding up to 95 jobs, $4.1 million in new state revenue and an estimated $6.3 million in capital investment....
|Clear the Air Challenge winners announced|
The 2018 Clear the Air Challenge has wrapped up and the first winter-time Challenge was a huge success....
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"Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint." Alexander Hamilton
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