Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb
Recent Articles by Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb
Published: Saturday, July 25, 2015 11:37 pm MDT
The Days of ’47 Parade Committee likes to keep the parade as nonpolitical as possible. We understand the need for decorum at this important historic event. But if we were in charge, here’s what the ...
Published: Saturday, July 18, 2015 11:54 pm MDT
The Utah political nerd society (we are charter members) is excited about new developments in local elections, such as mail-in voting for municipal elections and billboard advertisements in the mayoral race.
Published: Saturday, July 11, 2015 9:36 pm MDT
Fireworks exploded in the past two weeks, but not all were ignited in celebration of our nation's independence. We explore some of the hot national political topics and how they could impact the Beehive State.
Published: Sunday, July 5, 2015 12:02 am MDT
Yes, it has been very hot and not just the weather. We explore the ramifications of key decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Published: Saturday, June 27, 2015 4:19 pm MDT
A horrific massacre in a South Carolina church has sparked a national discussion on racism and the symbols of the Confederacy. But, as usually happens in America, tragedy provides a new foundation on which to i...
Published: Sunday, June 21, 2015 10:50 am MDT
Last week saw the entry of more presidential candidates, the collapse of the trade agreement and a court appearance by a former attorney general. But Utah political tongues were wagging most about the brouhaha ...
Published: Saturday, June 13, 2015 9:57 pm MDT
Utah state leaders are ascending to top positions in their various national organizations. And some Utah members of Congress enjoy powerful chairmanships. This urges taking at look at Utah's collective politica...
Published: Saturday, June 6, 2015 9:29 pm MDT
Koch brothers' involvement in Medicaid expansion proves Utah has national impact; Mike Lee's new "snooping" law has effect on Utah voters; and Mayor Ralph Becker may have a serious challenger in Jackie Biskupsk...
Published: Saturday, May 30, 2015 10:31 pm MDT
Piggnanelli and Webb reveal snippets of the insights prospective commencement speakers should have imparted to the proud graduating class of 2015.
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.