Recent Articles by Richard Davis
Published: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:13 pm MST
If President Obama wants to improve education access rather than trumpet another talking point, he will have to compromise with a wary Republican Congress. Both sides have incentives to sit down and negotiate.
Published: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:22 am MST
The Utah State Legislature convenes next Monday. Will the legislators sworn in that day be as responsive to the voters’ wishes as their predecessors were? If they are, this is what they will do:
Published: Tuesday, January 13, 2015 11:43 pm MST
We should use the name "Democratic Party" instead of "Democrat Party." While it may not seem like a big difference, using the correct legal name shows an effort to speak respectfully and restore civility, which...
Published: Tuesday, January 6, 2015 9:56 pm MST
Attorney General Sean Reyes has announced he will wall himself off from defense of SB54 since he's a member of the governing committee of the state's Republican Party. It brings partisan politics into the offic...
Published: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 9:45 pm MST
Here are several influential individuals who should be recognized for their achievements, particularly when those contributions demonstrated a rare quality: political courage.
Published: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 10:31 pm MST
One hundred years ago, soldiers from opposing armies climbed out of trenches and exchanged Christmas greetings. Unlike the soldiers in the Christmas Truce, we should make the spirit of goodwill at Christmas la...
Published: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:18 pm MST
If you're looking at the "top stories" of 2014, you might consider the ones that really had an impact in individual and family lives — in the areas of employment, health care and education. And 2014 was f...
Published: Tuesday, December 9, 2014 9:21 pm MST
The Republican Party is suing the state to overturn SB54, which it helped pass to compromise the Count My Vote initiative and the caucus/convention system. Republicans are wrong to oppose Utahns who want a more...
Published: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 7:44 pm MST
The protests and violence in Ferguson, Missouri, speak to a much larger problem we still face as a nation and a people — that race still matters.
Published: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 6:25 pm MST
In between the turkey dinner and the next football games, we should pause for a minute to consider freedoms we typically don’t think much about — freedoms of speech, of worship, of the press and to ...