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Mitt Romney talks caucuses. Hatch says firing Mueller would be the "stupidest thing" Trump could do. Congress closing in on a $1.3 trillion spending bill.
Here's a scoop! Gov. Mitt Romney is an aficionado of pancakes. We discussed some of his favorite flapjack places before our interview got rolling (you can listen to the podcast below). Bonus scoop: Ann Romney often makes pancakes from scratch, and her secret ingredient is whipped egg whites. That's the kind of hard-hitting reporting you expect from UtahPolicy.com.
Happy 164th birthday GOP! On this day in 1854, the Republican Party was organized in Ripon, Wisconsin. You don't look a day over 155!
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Gov. Mitt Romney discusses his campaign and how he's using a grassroots approach to caucus night [Utah Policy].
Here's the podcast of our interview with Romney wherein we discuss campaigning, Russia, tax cuts and whether he plans to term limit himself if he wins in November [Utah Policy].
Rep. Steve Handy runs down the work lawmakers did to improve air quality during the 2018 Utah Legislature [Utah Policy].
Here are four more "Political Power" matchups for you to vote on. The most intriguing matchup today is Gov. Gary Herbert vs. his former Lt. Governor Greg Bell. Hit the link and vote [Utah Policy].
Here are Monday's results, including a nailbiter of a matchup that saw Gail Miller squeak past John Dougall a single percentage point [Utah Policy].
|More round #2 matchups in our 2018 Utah 'Political Power' bracket|
There are some fascinating second-round matchups in today's "Political Power" bracket for you to vote on....
|Romney talks caucuses, Trump, and term limits|
Gov. Mitt Romney is making a big play this year to get supporters to Tuesday night's caucus meetings. ...
|Podcast: Conversation with Mitt Romney|
Gov. Mitt Romney discusses his campaign ahead of Tuesday's Utah caucus meetings, why he's using volunteers instead of paid signature-gatherers and how he's engaging potential delegates....
|Day #5 of the 2018 Utah 'Political Power' bracket is in the books|
Four Utah political figures have punched their ticket to the "Sweet 16" in our Utah "Political Power" bracket....
|Guest opinion: Good clean air progress; more needs to be done|
When I began my legislative service, I asked one of the senior legislators how he thought I could make a difference? His answer, "Just listen to your constituents, they'll tell you what to do."...
|Winter Sports Market to call Salt Lake City home|
Organizers of Winter Sports Market and the Governor's Office of Economic Development announced a new three-year partnership that will bring the longest continuously running trade show for specialty winter sports retailers in the United States to Salt Lake City, Utah beginnin...
|Fox files 'Legislative update'|
Last week our Board of Advisors met and heard from Senator Ann Millner, Representative Mike Schultz, GOED Executive Director Val Hale, and UDOT Executive Director Carlos Braceras to learn more about the recently completed 2018 Legislative Session....
|Bethami Dobkin, Ph.D., named 19th president of Westminster College|
Westminster College's Board of Trustees has selected Bethami Dobkin, Ph.D., as the 19th president of Westminster College. Dobkin will join Westminster in July with inauguration celebrations planned for the fall....
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