Vote Yes for Pleasant Grove’s Public Safety Building

There are not many roles for government that are as clearly defined as public safety. It’s one of the few things most people agree should continue to fall under the purview of a governmental entity. Another is infrastructure, like roads and sewer pipes. Those things are often lumped together, but they are in fact, unique…

It’s official! I’m running for the House!

I love the people of District 57 and I love Utah. ¬†I love our political process and the ability to have a friendly, robust debate on the issues we face. Our state needs people in politics who are effective, honest and who will listen to all sides as they work to find the best possible…

Meet Dianna Andersen

If you don’t know Dianna Andersen yet, you should! ¬†Tonight, she was sworn in as one of Pleasant Grove’s city council members. She and her husband Orrin are small business owners and she has an extensive network of friends and business associates. They have lived in Pleasant Grove for over 20 years and raised their…

Pleasant Grove Municipal Debates

If you live in Pleasant Grove and missed Thursday’s Mayoral and city council debates, you can watch them here. A big shout-out to iCaucus for sponsoring the debates and to Matthew Hailstone for the great job he did moderating. Discussing their views for Mayor are current mayor Bruce Call and previous mayor, Mike Daniels. A…

Mike Daniels, former PG Mayor, running a write-in campaign

The mayoral race in Pleasant Grove just got a whole lot more interesting. Former mayor Mike Daniels just announced he is running a write-in campaign to become the mayor once more. Daniels, who is the co-owner and developer of the Watergardens Theaters, has a history of community involvement as the person behind the creation of…

Pleasant Grove, public safety and taxes, part two

Last week’s Truth in Taxation hearing saw a record turnout (at least I’m pretty sure it was a record!) with somewhere around 400 people showing and close to 100 taking the time to give their input on the city’s proposed tax increase. Bottom line: The citizens of Pleasant Grove are opposed to a tax increase….

Pleasant Grove, public safety and taxes