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|We’ve moved days! Sorry to everyone who was wondering why they didn’t get their Weekly Political Review on Saturday, but the decision was made this past week that it made more sense to send it out Monday, so you get the weekend news too! Thanks as always for following along, don’t forget to share with your friends!
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Bishop, Chaffetz, and Stewart Vote NO On Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill
Late Tuesday night, 78 days after Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast, Congress passed a $51 Billion dollar relief and aid bill to assist with emergency services and repairs. Utah’s…
Utah Health Summit Encourages Medicaid Expansion, But Lawmakers Are Leery
A Health Summit was hosted this afternoon by the Utah Health Policy Project (UHPP) to educate lawmakers, industry professionals, and the public about the ramifications of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act…
Utah GOP Senator Compares Local Conservative Group To Westboro Baptists
Republican State Senator Steve Urquhart (St. George) took to Facebook over the weekend, responding to conservative lobbyist organization Sutherland Institute’s fight against the Sundance Film Festival by comparing the group to the infamous Westboro Baptist Church. “The Sutherland Institute is…
Don’t forget to listen to the UPC Podcast!
Episode 3 – Jan 14 :
Episode 4 – Jan 21:
More and more calls for AG Swallow to resign are coming out. Is Utah’s reaction to President Obama’s gun regulations justified, or blown out of proportion?
After Latest Revelations, It’s Time For AG Swallow To Go
Over the past two weeks, as the controversy scandal surround Utah’s new Attorney General John Swallow has continued to build….
When The Well Runs Dry: the growing problem of Utah’s
shrinking water supply
Western cities such as Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Salt Lake City are testaments to mankind’s ability to manipulate the environment in order to provide us with a …
This Week’s Analyzed Bills, From Best to Worst
|SB 38||Reauthorization of Veterans Reintegration Task Force||Sen Knudson||.+5|
|HB 64||Felon’s Right To Hold Office||Rep Moss||.+4|
|SB 122||Student Leadership Skills Development||Sen Osmond||.+4|
|SB 43||Financial and Economic Literacy Education||Sen Jones||.+2|
|HB 27||Threat of Terrorism Penalty Amendments||Rep Hutchings||.+2|
|SB 119||Youth Court Amendments||Sen Stevenson||.+1|
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