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Editorial: Fairness in religious liberty protections, anti-discrimination laws

Human flourishing is best accomplished when society protects self-conceptions of identity from persecution.

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My view: Free community college will hurt higher education and students

The latest educational giveaway coming from the Obama administration is a one-size-fits-all solution that will hurt higher education and reduce student opportunity. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Letter: Find another fundraiser

Raising the gas tax is a cycle with no end. Like all Utahns, I enjoy driving on well-maintained roads. I understand the reason for raising the gas tax at this time. However, I don't think it is wise. The reason why tax... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Letter: Lessons from Sao Paulo

As a trained industrial consultant, I have been called upon to "solve" various problems occurring in the industry, be they odor, waste, water or pollution problems. I have always kept in mind the "Pareto Principle":... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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My view: Now is the time for significant investment in public education

Prior to the mid-1990s, Utah ranked in the Top 10 for its tax effort to fund education, but has since slipped well below average. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Dan Liljenquist: Predictions for the 2015 legislative session

Here are my predictions for the Utah 2015 legislative session. Keep in mind that I think this is what will happen, not necessarily what should happen. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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In our opinion: It's time for Utah to adopt a primary seat-belt law

There is ample evidence that a primary seat-belt law like the one currently before the Utah Legislature will save as many as 30 to 40 lives a year. Primary seat-belt laws are in effect in 36... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Robert J. Samuelson: Austerity still on trial in Greece

"Austerity has failed in Greece," Alexis Tsipras, Syriza's leader, wrote days before the election. The former government had "promised the country's lenders that it [would] cut salaries and... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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George F. Will: National business should be conducted like recent baseball business

A look at Bud Selig's winning legacy as baseball's commissioner, and how his work should be mirrored toward the nation's other businesses. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Family safety and vaccination concerns headline Comedy Central’s ‘Nightly Show’

Last night on Comedy Central’s Nightly Show, a nightly discussion panel program hosted by comedian Larry Wilmore that takes a light-hearted approach to hot-button news topics, centered on the... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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My view: Utah and the nation need a real plan for economic growth

Andy Koenig explains how Congress and the president should follow certain steps to help the country back to a sustainable economy. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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My view: Moving the prison should be based on qualifications

The process of relocating the prison has been slow. I believe the Draper prison should be relocated, but there should be three qualifications. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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My view: Healthy Utah Plan the right choice for Utah families

After years of study, two Medicaid expansion alternatives have been recommended to the Utah Legislature. But these alternatives don't solve Utah's coverage gap. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Susan Roylance: UN attempts to reform the world economies

The nations of the world gather to prepare the post-2015 agenda, including a "radical reform of our economies." Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Jay Evensen: Will Obama visit Utah? Do we care?

With Idaho checked off the list, the president now is only three states shy of visiting all 50 during his time in office — South Dakota, South Carolina and, to no one's surprise, Utah. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Letter: Sacrifices in uniform

I am currently a high school senior and have learned many different things about the men and women who fight for our freedom. I never fully understood all of their sacrifices until my older brother made the decision to serve in the... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Richard Davis: Obama, Congress must negotiate to make higher education more affordable

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... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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In our opinion: Encouraging dialogue taking place concerning corporate tax rate

Anyone who doubts the federal tax code is too complicated for its own good should pay attention to efforts underway in Washington to lower the corporate tax rate, which is the highest in the free... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Michael and Jenet Erickson: Utah businesses need religious freedom bill

In our pluralistic society, religious freedom is not just one policy among many; it is the foundation of the liberties we enjoy as Americans. It is our first freedom. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Letter: Flawed education tax

A. Scott Anderson’s arguments in favor of increasing Utah’s education tax are seriously flawed ("Taking Utah into Top 10," Jan. 23). The column begins with the claim that, because Utah is rated somewhere less than... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Mike Lee: Tax reform shouldn't penalize single-worker families

If you've been following politics lately, you may notice the two political parties seem to have found some common ground. Almost everyone in Washington today is talking about the same thing:... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Derek B. Miller: Utah to benefit from international trade partnerships awaiting federal approval

Timely approval of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership will provide the opportunity for the nation to follow Utah's lead by signaling to the world... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Blueprint for a better future

It is our hope that many will take advantage of this opportunity to evoke change — particularly with the launch of the 2015 general legislative session. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Linda Harless: School choice empowers families

National School Choice Week will be recognized the last week of January, celebrating the opportunity that families have to choose the best education option for them and their children. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Letter: Eastern Utah economy

In eastern Utah, mainly the Uintah Basin, oil and gas production is 80 percent or more of our economy. It is obvious that the energy production greatly affects the livelihoods of thousands of people. These are people who I know and... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Letter: Could Draper shine, too?

After reading a recent article ("Salt Lake's Sugarhouse Park shines in national report," Jan. 21), I reflected about positive changes since the state prison site was moved from Sugarhouse to Draper. I might suggest that if the... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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