Newsletters and Updates

A Change in Mood

Many of the Trump supporters in Utah liked the way he was willing to pick a fight. The trouble with fight-picking, though, is that our government is set up to require cooperation and compromise. The founders deliberately built a governing machinery that grinds when it gets too hot. It has to cool down to get moving again. At the moment, there are at least two hopeful signs that lubrication may be coming.

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Fix the Problem or Be the Problem

Voters want problem solvers 

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Jim Bennett Congratulates Curtis on GOP Victory

United Utah Party candidate notes differences with Curtis and “Party of Trump”

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Richard Davis: Utah needs an independent election commission

Read Richard Davis' Deseret News Op Ed!

 

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Education

Supporting increased funding for and reform of public education as a vehicle for creating good citizens, preparing Utahns for the future, and improving the economic prospects of all Utah citizens. Favoring significant education funding increases along with accountability from Utah’s education system for its role in educating Utah’s future generations.

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How Long is Enough?

The Great Salt Lake is a foul body of water because that which flows into it never leaves.  It just stays and stays and stagnates.

Sort of reminds you of Congress.

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Time to end disenfranchisement of Utah voters

Late last month the Utah County Clerk admitted his office had made a big mistake. The office had sent GOP primary ballots to 60,000 voters in Utah County who weren’t supposed to receive them. An election was being held but these voters were not allowed to participate.

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Faith

Protecting the role of religious belief in public life as well as the constitutional right to free exercise of religious expression for all.

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Environmental Stewardship

Advocating the importance of human stewardship over Utah’s environment that conserves natural resources, promotes renewable energy, and leads to clean air and water to sustain and improve human life.

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Economic Growth

Preserving the free market system as the engine for future economic growth.  However, such economic growth must “raise all boats” and therefore public policy must promote economic opportunity for all, regardless of social and economic class.

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