Here in Utah, we are a civil society and I, for one, will always respect and honor the man or woman our citizens have elected to the office of governor and expect others to do the same. Read more »
The UTGOP, under the leadership of James Evans, has succeeded in dividing the UTGOP into two factions. Read more »
I applaud Congressman Bishop for his willingness to engage in a bi-partisan negotiation to provide that relief to Puerto Rico. Read more »
On April 9th, the Constitution Party of Utah held its state convention and announced candidates for state offices. Where are the photos and names of those candidates posted with the "other" parties' candidates? Read more »
Climate change is a big issue and the response to avoid catastrophic warming will take bold ideas, innovation and leadership. Read more »
The popular vote for president directly interferes with the fundamental separation of powers that defines the American nation. Read more »
Despite this frightful news, I’m optimistic that this year we are turning a corner on dealing with global warming. Read more »
Both political parties need to make their election process fairer. Read more »
We must pursue every option to heal and make whole and healthy our home, for our own well being and for that of the other species that share it. Read more »
Something needs to be done to stop the desecration of our beautiful Bonneville Shoreline Trail. Read more »
America is owned by the Arab oil cartels, and isn't that more than just a little bit sad. Read more »
If something like that can happen in an evacuation situation like this, what makes you think officers won't be trained to bully citizens in a similar situation now?! Read more »
Can girls wrestle with boys? No doubt they can, but SHOULD they? Read more »
In her recent speech addressing “The Next Hundred Years of Conservation,” Secretary Sally Jewell highlighted the need for a “course correction” regarding conservation in the United States. Read more »
Unless and until all students enter school with an equal opportunity to learn, uniform measurements will always have the same outcome. Read more »
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recognizes Utah nationally as the nation’s “most fundamentally sound state.” Utah also led the nation over most of the past year for job creation. Read more »
The National Park Service turns 100 this year — an anniversary sure to pique the interest of even the most steadfast city dweller. Read more »
We need to pay close attention to our incumbent legislators’ voting records. Read more »
Thank you to Reps. Love and Bishop for signing on to the Reach Every Mother and Child Act. Read more »
Count My Vote was intended to prevent rogue "outsider" delegates from picking candidates, but it is also needed for "insider" delegates. Read more »
I ask the supporters of SB54 and the Count My Vote folks: Will this kind of confusion actually help to increase voter turnout? Read more »
The proposed bill would not have taken away any power from the police. It would protect the private property of individuals. Read more »
The recent conviction of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic for genocide, persecution and murder is a step in the right direction for international justice. Read more »
Sen. Mike Lee should reconsider his hold on the End Modern Slavery Initiative. Read more »
Let us vote on issues and candidates and elect delegates that reflect our opinions. Read more »
I urge delegates to the GOP convention to require every candidate and speaker at the convention to take a public stand on SB54. Read more »
I wonder if, instead of paying my state taxes, I could donate my money to a second “Count My Vote” petition drive, declare it as a charitable deduction, and, thus, ignore the law, just as these representatives intend to. Read more »
Of the $445 million new money in the education fund this year, about a third of that is to go to higher ed, about $100 million of which will go to build buildings, money that should have come out of the general fund. Read more »
If we put a revenue-neutral fee on fossil fuels and other greenhouse gas emissions at the wellhead, mines and ports-of-entry like the major petroleum corporations agree would be the most effective method to begin reducing our... Read more »
Thanks to Senator Hatch joining Representative Chris Stewart in co-sponsoring the Reach Every Mother and Child Act of 2015. Read more »
Dr. Leckman’s letter about tuberculosis makes it clear that we need to act now to end this threat. Read more »
We must expand the representation of ideas and beliefs because our current system no longer works. Read more »
There is a bit of hope that this upcoming Republican Convention may resonate some sane and responsible decisions that give hope for the “best of the worst” presidential candidates. Read more »
Your disagreement with someone's views does not override that person's right to free speech, nor my right to assemble and listen. Read more »
A year ago I returned home to Utah and found that the public lands I so longed to return to are under attack. Read more »
Ted Cruz is an excellent presidential candidate and one that Republicans should be supporting. Read more »
Please, Mr. Krauthammer, just for me, develop a future positive op-ed about things Mr. Obama accomplished as President, if you have it in you to do that. Read more »
Real conservatives have principles and are not simply angry at the status quo. Read more »
Animal testing can sadly be cruel but it doesn’t have to be. Read more »
We need to take more of an active role in teaching our children about the dangers of riding skateboards in the streets. Read more »
The lack of a 9th member on the Supreme Court is already creating confusion in regard to two pending cases and there are more on the way. Read more »
Athletics are seen as a must, when in reality just over half of high school students play sports, and only about 2 percent get athletic scholarships. Read more »
Political systems work when they are inclusive. Voters in Utah have experienced the least inclusive presidential primary in their lifetimes. Read more »
Congratulations to the voters of Utah in this great increase in attendance at caucus meetings. Read more »
Utahns should be glad Welch did what he had to do to get the Winter Games. Read more »
The caucus system provides a way for people with less money to run for public office. Read more »
The U.S. needs to pay more attention to tuberculosis before it is too late. Read more »
The Utah Legislature does not represent We the People; it represents the Republican Party. Read more »
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