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Monday, June 10, 2019

Mane Event

Wild horse advocates rally against Rep. Stewart's management proposal.
A 2016 ruling by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals found that the 1971 Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act does not define ALMs and that the removal of excess horses from HMAs are not required.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Challenging Authority

Inland Port opponents bust out ‘direct action’ to disrupt board meeting at state Capitol.
Deeda Seed, a former city councilwoman and campaigner with the Stop the Polluting Port Coalition, attended the meeting but didn’t participate in the protest.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

‘Waiting to Rejoice’

A diverse array of speakers and performers shine during annual Pride rally.
“I came out for love,” Lopez declared. “I ask you to stop living in fear and to join your chosen family, for our arms are open and waiting to rejoice.”

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Shine Bright

Mayor, Pride Center staff, raise rainbow flag at City and County Building.
"We’ve come a long way, Biskupski said. "Now, we see 50,000 people coming together for the Pride weekend festival.”

Thursday, May 23, 2019

What’s Eating Gary Herbert?

In his first regular news conference since February, the guv says he’s ‘fit as a fiddle.’
“They ought to be ashamed,” Herbert said of the feds. “We’re doing what we can and I think we’re on a good road.”

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

#StopTheBans Protest Comes to Utah Capitol

Pro-choice advocates rally against legislative restrictions.
Nystrom noted the ACLU's history of successfully challenging legislative attacks on abortion rights—including Utah's own restrictions passed in the 2019 legislative session.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

A Contender Emerges

Spencer Cox announces gubernatorial candidacy.
In his campaign announcement, Cox pledged to discuss solutions to improve Utah’s education, transportation, water, air quality and housing.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Mitt Goes to the Middle East

Romney takes his first official trip as a U.S. Senator to Israel, Jordan and Iraq.
“It was a very productive trip,” Romney said.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Paging Dr. Ben!

Rep. McAdams talks Affordable Care Act, Medicare for All at health care conference.
Once he explained his concerns about potential Russian meddling in the U.S. 2020 presidential election, McAdams deftly redirected the conversation back to health care.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Make the Middle Class Great Again

Presidential contender Elizabeth Warren presents a three-point plan to fix the country during SLC visit.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has a vivid childhood memory of her mother standing in her parents’ Oklahoma bedroom. On the bed was a dress.

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