Women in Utah politics

I see a stat often quoted that women win “as often” as men when running for political office. I’ve done some digging and there are also plenty of studies largely looking at federal races, where women are “better qualified” then their male counterparts but they win less often. There is no question that Utah is…

“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,…

“On Point” Feb 21, 2014

Join me and Heather Groom as we discuss education, dual-enrollment and the best bill on the Hill!

“On Point” Feb 14, 2014

This week, I am joined by Michelle Mumford, Karen Peterson and Heather Groom to discuss Count My Vote and SB 54 plus a variety of topics touching education. Join us!

On Point, Jan 24, 2014

On today’s show, Michelle Mumford and I are joined by Traci Gunderson, formerly with the Utah Department of Commerce and currently with Draper City and Tami Pyfer, former chair of the Utah state school board and the newly appointed statewide Director of Education.

“On Point”, Utah’s first all-female political show

I had the opportunity today to record the first “On Point” show with Senator Deidre Henderson and Michelle Mumford. ¬†We talked about corruption, transparency, dark money, funding roads and a bit about education. Check it out and tune in next week. I am really excited about this! I look forward to talking with many women…

Women in Utah politics still have a long way to go

This morning, I got a phone call from a good friend of mine, telling me what had just happened at a fundraising breakfast. President Wayne Niederhauser called a (married) female legislator out of the audience and asked her to come to the stage to answer a question in front of about 500 people. As she…