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Attention LDS Church leaders: You had better get with it concerning medical marijuana in Utah, for a super-majority of citizens wish to legalize what you don’t want.

Utah Politics In 60 Seconds

Good Wednesday morning from Salt Lake City. Today is the 263rd day of the year. There are 102 days remaining in 2017.

Policy Buzz

Gauging the effectiveness of our words is often tricky business for those of us in politics – whether you’re with traditional media, a politician, a non-profit, a lobbying group, or a web-based...
Be glad you live in the mountains. Watching the incredible devastation in the Houston area brings to mind a couple of things.

Policy News

Insider Surveys

Our "Political Insiders" think Sen. Orrin Hatch is more likely than not to retire at the end of the year, and former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney will jump into the race to replace him.
Our "Political Insiders" say they disagree with President Donald Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA program.

Headlines

Today At Utah Policy

Weekly survey: The return of Count My Vote

  • By Bryan Schott, Managing Editor

Count My Vote is relaunching their ballot initiative to end the caucus/convention system for nominating candidates. If it passes a direct primary would be the only way for candidates to get on the...

Multimedia

Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott dissect a crazy week in Utah politics.
Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott dig through the rubble of an explosive week in Utah politics.

Miscellaneous

Lighter Side

Target Temps
"Target announced that it will hire 100,000 seasonal employees during the holidays. Ten of them will be on the register; the rest will wander around saying, “I don’t work in this department.” Jimmy Fallon

Wise Words

Be Positive

"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow." Helen Keller