Jenney Rees: Women in politics

We’ve seen the headlines and read the studies. Utah ranks 49th in the nation for women in politics. Utah ranks last in terms of women being in positions of decision-making and leadership. Women represent more than 50% of the voters in Utah but are underrepresented in political office. There are no women serving in Utah statewide executive offices. Last year I attended a networking social of a group that has been formed to encourage women to run for office and be involved in politics. One of the questions that came…

Daniel Zappala: A proposed American Fork Canyon resolution

Today the Cedar Hills city council will be considering a resolution written by council member Trent Augustus regarding the American For Canyon. In this post I will explain why I have prepared a substitute resolution that I believe better protects American Fork Canyon and provides a vision the entire council can embrace. Background Preserving the American Fork Canyon wilderness area has emerged as a top priority for our residents in the last month. For background on this issue, please see my previous blog post on the American Fork Canyon Meeting…