Learn About the 2014 Utah Constitutional Amendments

Something you can count on for every state-level election is getting one or more ballot questions asking you to amend the Utah constitution. About 90% of the time, they’re very dry and somewhat boring technical changes. While the state has some good documents on the arguments for and against each, most voters are looking for a TL;DR summary of the positions. Keep reading to get a five-minute breakdown of what each constitutional amendment means. Constitutional Amendment A This amendment would change how the State Tax Commission is composed. The State Tax Commission…

LG Spencer Cox Busts Out Vanilla Ice at Open West

Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox knows his Vanilla Ice. Recently, asked to make a presentation at Open West on “Utah’s priorities and areas of technology growth,” Cox found himself on the stage in front of a bunch of tech gurus (also know, variously, as developers, nerds, or engineers). Then, magic happened. Start the video below at 8:29 (Cox’s presentation starts at 3:07, if you’re interested in the whole thing). Related articles Utah Politico Summer Reading: Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox (publiusonline.com) Meet Spencer Cox, Utah’s new Lt. Governor (hollyonthehill.com) Herbert announces new…

Utah Politico Summer Reading: Lieutenant Governor Spencer J Cox

It’s not too late to start a new book. And if you need a good idea or two, here are a few that Utah’s politicos are reading. This is the eleventh in a series on what Utah’s politicians have on their summer reading lists. Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox hails from Fairview, Utah and was eager to share his summer book list selections, the reading of which he manages to squeeze in between BMX stunts and driving in the demolition derby. In addition to the weighty biographies and current events selections below, Cox also said he’ll also probably pick up…