Utah Dems Cry Foul Over Counties’ Balloting

Utah Democratic Party Chairman Peter Corroon delivers an objection to the Lt. Governor's Office in Salt Lake City on My 19, 2016

‪Utah Democrats issued a formal complaint about the way some county clerks in the Beehive State are handling voter registration options for upcoming “mail-in” primary voting towards the Lieutenant Governor’s office Thursday. Almost 70 percent of the state’s counties hold “mail-in”…

California Adds Hurdles to Utah Coal Export Plan

California State Senator Loni Hancock (D-Sen 9)

While the Utah legislature ended their regular session for 2016 in March, the California legislature has continued their normal legislative meetings and began deliberations that advance further restrictions to Utah’s coal exporting plan, previously codified into authorizations by the state…

AIM Protest Shuts Down Senate

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Just before 3 PM Monday, as the Senate resumed normal business on  second reading calendar, a group of 5 to 6 people who had patiently waited for the right moment, broke into shouts and unfurled banners and signs bearing symbols of the…

Minimum Wage Hike Killed in Committee

Representative Lynn Hemingway (Democrat - Millcreek)

Legislation aimed at offering a “living wage” to Utahns died in the House Business and Labor Committee Thursday. HB 195 – Living Wage Amendments, sponsored by Representative Lynn Hemingway (Democrat – Millcreek), raises the minimum wage for a private and…