Bernick and Schott on Politics – Episode #291

20160714 Bernick Schott 291This week, we begin by explaining why we decided to not publish an explosive story that the state was trying to lure a Facebook data center, and the political intrigue surrounding the proposal.

Lawmakers decide to crack down on drone use. But, the state is missing out on a prime revenue opportunity by not selling hunting licenses to shoot them down.
There’s going to be a new arena at the Utah State Fairpark funded by the state and LDS Church.
Former Speaker of the House Mel Brown loses his bid for another term by just 8 votes.
The GOP Convention in Cleveland begins on Monday. Bryan is excited to hear the Oak Ridge Boys perform.
We also discuss Donald Trump’s electoral chances and his possible VP pick – most likely Indiana Governor Mike Pence.
Plus, Bernie Sanders decides to join reality briefly and endorses Hillary Clinton.
Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott discuss the week in Utah politics.