Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Dabakis’ Iran Debacle

Senator insists he visited as a private citizen, not a state representative.
A member of the Iranian Parliament recently announced that Dabakis was under surveillance during a recent visit to the Middle Eastern country.

Monday, October 17, 2016


Human Rights Campaign head, local leaders discuss inclusivity, bathroom laws.
City leaders are sketching out plans for a public accommodation ordinance aimed at protecting LGBTQ individuals from discrimination in deciding which bathrooms they use in public.

Friday, October 14, 2016

SLC Council to Take on Homelessness, Affordable Housing

With housing crunch and growing homelessness, city leaders to mull solutions.
With rising prices and high demand for rental units, Salt Lake City is wrestling with the complex, and often tandem, issues of affordable housing and homelessness. While many of Salt Lake City’s urban peers across the country have grappled with these issues for decades, the phenomenon of a sudden shortage of affordable units in Zion and the humans that are pushed into the streets as a result, has become a key topic for the council.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Local Politics Brief: 10/13

SL County Council hopeful shows off bipartisan support.
Kanter suspected that breaking news pulled away media outlets from the county building Thursday afternoon, she said after the conference.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

“Winters Are Changing"

Park City commits to 100 percent renewable electricity.
Currently, the Boulder, Colorado-based I Am Pro Snow campaign is working with 117 entities worldwide toward committing to using 100 percent sustainable electricity. Program Manager Talya Tavor said Park City is at the forefront of the global fight.

Monday, October 10, 2016

View from the Inside

Rare glimpse inside Capitol dome reveals surprising history lesson.
Rep. Brad Dee, R-Ogden, who stated he is “not a graffiti fan at all,” admitted that the inscriptions add character to an area of the building only a select number of visitors ever get to see.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Found Money

Utah treasurer wants to reunite you with unclaimed dough.
Just for kicks, I plugged into a state database the names of a few close friends to see if they were attached to unclaimed property. The treasurer’s department recently announced it was holding almost $3 million in property linked to addresses in Duchesne and Uintah counties, which sounds like a lot but is only a fraction of the statewide $370 million it holds.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Gov Talk

Herbert, Weinholtz talk hot-button issues affecting “good old Utah.”
The state’s falling short in ensuring air is breathable, teachers are paid, public land isn’t sold off to the highest bidder and sick people who could use medical pot have access to it, according to Mike Weinholtz, Democratic gubernatorial candidate.

Friday, September 30, 2016

Animal Testing Death at U Sparks Federal Warning

After euthanizing monkey, U of U comes under fire from animal groups, feds.
The United States Department of Agriculture issued an official warning to the University of Utah for circumstances surrounding the death in August 2015 of a monkey that was undergoing scientific experimentation in a school laboratory. Official Warning to University of Utah Re.

“I Hope They Can Forgive Me”

Senate hopeful Jason Christensen on the viral response to his anti-LGBTQ comments.
Responding to a post that mourned the loss of an LGBTQ teen, the Independent American Party candidate running for the Utah Senate District 16 seat condemned the 19-year-old’s sexual orientation and death.

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