On Point: Primaries, 10th Circuit and SCOTUS

Join Michelle Mumford and I and our guests Curt Bentley and Bill Duncan as we discuss Utah’s 2014 primary election results, the 10th Circuit ruling on same-gender marriage and 2 Supreme Court decisions: cell phone warrants and recess appointments.

Debate #2

Kinda long at almost an hour and a half, but here is debate #2.

LD 57 Debate, 3/22/2014

On March 22, the 3 candidates for Utah House District 57 held their first debate. The room was packed – great turnout for an event a mere 2 days after caucus night. Here is the debate in its unfiltered entirety. I’d love to hear your thoughts! Part 1: Opening statements, Medicaid Part 2: Consensus building,…

“On Point” with women on the Hill

My favorite “On Point” so far! I talked to women legislators of both parties and from both House and Senate on the last day of the 2014 session. They shared some of their frustrations, their surprises, their high points and some comments on women in politics. Join me as I visit with Senator Pat Jones,…

Sine Die, 2014 Legislative Session

Wrapping up the 2014 session At midnight Thursday night, the Utah legislature concluded their work and adjourned the 2014 general session “sine die.” As the session wound down, here are some bills you may or may not have been following: *SB54, Elections Amendments, passed both the Senate, the House and has already been signed by the…

“On Point,” March 3, 2014

On this episode, I am joined by state Senator Deidre Henderson (Senate District 7) to discuss “ghost students,” the Attorney General investigation and increased government transparency. )

Twitter tips for politicos

I keep saying this: Twitter is where it’s at for a quick summary of the news.  It is a great political tool and slowly but surely, more elected officials are embracing it. Here are my Top Ten Tips for using Twitter.

50 ways to kill a bill

Paul Simon had 50 Ways to Leave your Lover. Train has 50 Ways to Say Goodbye. And the Utah legislature has 50 Ways to Kill a Bill.     You can make a new plan, Stan. So, *Slap a huge fiscal note on the bill. *Hold it in rules. *Table it. *Circle it. *Offend someone…