Bryan Schott and Bob Bernick discuss the week in Utah Politics.
It looks more and more like the Gary Herbert vs. Jonathan Johnson primary election isn’t going to be much of a contest.
Will Johnson be able to get Herbert to debate him before election day?
Mia Love and Doug Owens look to be in a tight contest in their 4th Congressional District rematch. Could Donald Trump’s unpopularity play a role in the outcome?
Speaking of Donald Trump, some think Trump’s troubles in Utah could turn the Beehive State into a battleground in 2016. Might the LDS Church try to influence that outcome?
Speaking of the LDS Church, they are partnering with Utah lawmakers to build a 10,000 seat stadium at the Utah State Fairpark that will become the new home of the Days of ’47 Rodeo.
Utah’s revenue picture is starting to look a little less rosy, but lawmakers have enough money squirreled away to weather that downturn.
Plus, could using the word “fart” be a political death sentence?