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Welcome to Thursday. Don't watch the debate out on the patio. Gonna be chilly.


Today is the third presidential debate (10/22/2020)
12 days to the 2020 election (11/3/2020)
89 days to inauguration day (01/20/2021)
95 days to the start of the 2021 Utah Legislature (1/25/2021)
Trivia question answer: See separate story on Wayne Owens

Today at Utah Policy

Policymaker Profile: Getting to know Rep. Lee B. Perry

by Staff
Utah Policy regularly profiles policymakers from across the state. In this edition we…

Webb's Wrap: Can't we all just get along? . . . Lee on democracy (again) . . . Will Trump being Trump lead to defeat? . . . Political obsession

by LaVarr Webb
I've thought a lot about the matter of civility in politics. Personally, I don't like…

Reader perspectives: Won’t vote for either Trump or Biden? Some advice

by Staff
Note: In Tuesday’s newsletter I wrote that my wife, Jan, will not vote for Trump, but…

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Policy News


Evening of Hope fundraiser for Utah Clean Energy

by Press Release
Utah Clean Energy will hold An Evening of Hope fundraiser on Oct. 28, 7 p.m. (virtual),…

Product-to-place: Building neighborhoods in the Salt Lake Valley

by Press Release
The annual meeting (virtual) of the Utah chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism…

Spencer Cox & Chris Peterson united to promote civility

by Press Release
SALT LAKE CITY - In an extraordinary undertaking between election opponents, Utah's two…

Nominees announced for 8th District Court vacancy

by Press Release
SALT LAKE CITY - The Eighth District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees…

Herbert takes 5th place nationally in scorecard grading governors on policy leadership & pandemic response

by Press Release
ARLINGTON, VA - The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has released the first…

NFIB endorses Blake Moore for 1st District Congress

by Press Release
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the…

Justice: A vision for our future

by Press Release
In an effort to acknowledge Utah's dedication to youth involved in the juvenile justice…

Lighter Side

Honest Abe
"If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?" Abraham Lincoln Reader's Digest

Wise Words


People: "When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion." Dale Carnegie