We are less than two weeks from the election. Does anybody care?   Also, Utahns attitudes about same-sex marriage are shifting, and we have a pretty good idea where the Utah State Prison might move.    Bryan Schott and Bob Bernick run down the week in Utah politics.

Utah Politics In 60 Seconds

No special session on Medicaid expansion. Ebola comes to New York City. Chaffetz says the White House fence is too easy to scale.

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Last week a prominent feminist blogger cancelled an appearance at Utah State University, citing Utah's lax gun laws allowing firearms on campus as a reason. Our "Political Insiders" are split...
With less than three weeks to go, whee do you think the race between Mia Love and Doug Owens stands?

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Today At Utah Policy

Today At Utah Policy

Utah could be about to join a rather exclusive club – one that it belonged to briefly in the 1990s and 1980s.
There will be no special legislative session this year to consider Gov. Gary Herbert’s Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion.
There’s one issue that’s been largely absent during the 2014 campaign season...The alleged misdeeds of former Attorney General John Swallow.
article thumbnailRep. Jason Chaffetz wonders why Pres. Obama appointed a Democratic political operative, rather than a medical expert, to lead the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak.

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A new study has confirmed the importance of public transit and active transportation in improving Utah’s air quality.
The three rings of religious liberty are under assault to make way for new sexual rights. 

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We are less than two weeks from the election. Does anybody care?   Also, Utahns attitudes about same-sex marriage are shifting, and we have a pretty good idea where the Utah State Prison might move.    Bryan...
Salt Lake Comic Con's Dan Farr talks about this weekend's "Hero Dash" for charity and how his organization builds and protects their brand by getting involved in the community.

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That's the Job
"The White House dismissed former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's criticisms of President Obama, saying he has faced some of the most difficult issues of our time. That would be a great defense if EVERY president didn't face the most difficult issues of their time. That's the job." –Jimmy...

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Halloween Edibles
"Colorado police are worried that children on Halloween might mistakenly eat edible marijuana. Marijuana is legal there and includes candies and baked goods. You can tell if your kid is high if he won't stop asking 'Why?' when you answer his questions, or if he believes he has an imaginary...