Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb
Recent Articles by Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb
Published: Saturday, May 23, 2015 8:36 pm MDT
Last week, a UtahPolicy.com poll, which was picked up by other media, showed mediocre “favorability” ratings for Utah’s four U.S. House members. Your columnists weigh in.
Published: Saturday, May 16, 2015 7:18 pm MDT
Utah’s confusing weather — rain and high mountain snow interspersed with summer-like heat — is a perfect backdrop to the turmoil in Utah politics. We offer our political/meteorological insight...
Published: Saturday, May 9, 2015 10:40 pm MDT
As the November mayoral race draws near, topics such as whether panhandling should be made illegal, whether or not to move city homeless shelters and what to do about a commuter tax to Salt Lake City are increa...
Published: Saturday, May 2, 2015 11:22 pm MDT
Utahns and Americans witnessed last week two minority groups in the midst of major societal change. One is arguing for the ultimate recognition before the U.S. Supreme Court, while others are lashing out at per...
Published: Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:50 pm MDT
Last week, Utahns witnessed intra-party dynamics on both edges of the Utah political spectrum — from the Salt Lake City mayoral race to the Republican Party leadership. Politicos reveled in all the gossip...
Published: Saturday, April 18, 2015 10:33 pm MDT
Last week, U.S. District Judge David Nuffer denied the request for injunction filed to block implementation of SB54, the Count My Vote compromise legislation. The party has said it will continue to fight in cou...
Published: Saturday, April 11, 2015 10:22 pm MDT
Karl Rove created a stir recently with a Wall Street Journal column punching holes in the conservative theory that a GOP presidential candidate can win simply by turning out the Republican base.
Published: Saturday, April 4, 2015 6:23 pm MDT
Happy Easter! Spring is busting out all over with flowers and tree blossoms. Not to be outdone, the political landscape continues to be colorful.
Published: Saturday, March 28, 2015 10:20 pm MDT
Post-legislative session, politics keeps on going. Here are a few intriguing developments in the spring of 2015.
Published: Saturday, March 21, 2015 8:06 pm MDT
Intrigue from the 2015 legislative session will drip out for some time. Here are a few issues still bubbling.