The Hub Sheet – Mar 26, 2016: Caucus, Easter Crime, and the American Dream

The Utah Politico Hub live blog of caucus night captured the excitement (and crowds) from around the state.

A 2.5 foot tall stack of voter registration cards was delivered to Salt Lake County.

The Utah engineer who warned of (and tried to stop) the Challenger explosion 30 years ago died this week.

Three ways to improve the online voting experiment.

America’s competition deficit.

Gov. Herbert signs 52 bills and sort of maybe endorses Ted Cruz finally but not his monthly news conference.

After Scalia’s death, Dow Chemical drops appeal, settles in class-action price fixing suit.

Sen. Hillyard on caucuses, not funding a presidential primary.

Bernie backers are targeting Clinton supporters in Utah legislative races.

Yes, a third party candidate could pull it off in 2016. Here’s a map to prove it.

BYU football player arrested for stalking order violation.

Read the Liberty Convention letter to Gov. Herbert urging a veto of HB276. See, also, for more background.

Sutherland Institute announces a new president, and asks why the silence on education in the campaigns?

Three authors, 40 years of income data, 5,000 households. Check out the Chasing the American Dream project.

The Utah Humane Society is offering a combined $8,000 reward for ID of the person who shot cat with a blow gun.

A frightening look at the inconsistencies of corporate :privacy lobbying” and surveillance.

More than 20,000 are expected to visit Utah’s “Little Sahara” this weekend.

How oil prices, tax cuts, and a governor’s presidential bid put Louisiana in “historic financial crisis.”

Club for Growth claims a win in special election to fill Boehner’s seat.

SCOTUS history: Only 5 Supreme Court justices have left the court for a better job offer. Here are their stories.

And finally, while you gnaw on that chocolate bunny tomorrow, did you know Norwegians celebrate Easter with crime fiction, and in Sweden children dress up as Easter Witches?

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