Governor Herbert orders flags at half staff in honor of President Abraham Lincoln [UPH Wire]

**attached contains the following: * For Immediate Release April 14, 2015 Contact: Aimee Edwards Public Information Office 801.538.1509 desk 801.755.3085 cell edwards@utah.gov Governor orders flags at half staff in honor of President Abraham Lincoln SALT LAKE CITY– Gov. Gary R. Herbert has authorized the lowering of the flags of the United States of America and the State of Utah in honor of President Abraham Lincoln. A proclamation entitled, “Day of Remembrance for President Abraham Lincoln” directs the flags to be lowered to half-staff on Wed., April 15, 2015. The flags…

On Point: Tips for interacting with your legislators – 4/6/15

  “Holly on the Hill” blogger Holly Richardson and Michelle Mumford, former assistant dean at BYU Law School, discuss the latest in Utah politics and policy, along with tips for how to effectively email and interact with elected officials. On Point, presented by Sutherland Institute, is the state’s only show hosted by and focused on the leading women in Utah policy and politics. Due to a technical issue, there is no video for this show. Click on the image above to listen to it on YouTube.

Another Perspective on the Utah Republican Party Preliminary Injunction Hearing on SB 54

I had the opportunity of attending the preliminary injunction hearing on April 10th in Salt Lake. The Utah Republican Party’s attorneys Marcus Mumford, Christ Troupis and Michelle Mumford were in court on behalf of the Utah GOP.  Utah State Assistant Attorney General General David Wolf argued on behalf of the state. AG Sean Reyes recused himself from the case previously. In order to be granted, a preliminary injunction (a delay of implementation of the law), the party seeking the preliminary injunction must demonstrate all four things together: That there is a substantial likelihood…