Two things to remember: distrust in government and the government's effort to privatize just about everything. Well, it's not working with hybrid quasi-governmental organizations like Utah League of Cities and Towns.
The lawsuit seeks the emails regarding how police treated women who claimed they were sexually assaulted. Yes, BYU is a private institution, but the judge noted that it doesn't make any sense to allow them to exercise police power but not be subject to the accountability afforded by the Government Records Access Management Act.
A group called Our Schools Now is stumping on the legislative preview circuit for an income tax increase to help fund education. But Senate President Wayne Niederhauser and maybe the Legislature in general seem to think this will open the gateway to hell.
We certainly don't want our hunters hassled, especially in the rain, and that is good reason to loosen Utah's already liberal gun laws.
Utahns generally don't like the feds and think Utah can do everything better—way better.
Half of Utahns say they like Donald Trump's cabinet picks; the same half (or about) of people who spurned the Mormon Church's admonition about voting for someone who does not reflect the church's values.
Some are threatening to sell their homes, others are concerned about their businesses dying, and a few are welcoming the opportunity to interact with the less dangerous segment of the homeless population—such as single moms and their kids—according to the daily newspapers.
Utahns shivered with excitement when the right-ish Washington Examiner came out with a story on which of @realDonaldTrump's picks are "more Scalia-like."
The feds don't like the monopolistic aspect of it, but N-waste critics think the purchase would allow waste to be sent to Texas instead of Utah.
It had to take some guts for the governor to buck the GOP right-wing that had managed to persuade Mormons to vote for religious exclusivism in a president.
The auditor's report says Utah needs about $115 million to cover the 10,000 more students in public schools next year.
But wait, maybe it was the Russians, or the FBI, or Bernie, the millennials, or the Clinton campaign's complacency and focus on Obama's base.
Biskupski says it should generate all its electricity needs from renewables by 2032 and reduce carbon emissions by 80 percent by 2040.
What would happen if a group of American Muslims had done the same thing? Would we find them so gallant and brave?
Despite two-thirds of Utahns really, really wanting comprehensive sex education in the schools, the Legislature just won't go there.