Say What?! Utah Politicos in Quotes and Week in Review | Oct 13 -Oct 19

This week’s collection of interesting quotes from Utah politicos, Utah politics and beyond, ranging from the thought provoking to the jaw dropping, from the dead serious to the just plain hilarious. Did we miss any? Send them to us at UtahPoliticoHub@gmail.com, and we’ll consider them for next week’s edition. Who’s on First?   Understatements of the Week Dem Brian Wannacott faces uphill battle against Jason Chaffetz in 3rd district http://t.co/3GCRjZ1yqZ #utpol — KUER News (@KUERNews) October 16, 2014 a sign that other things are more important? RT @mattcanham: Dem Luz Robles…

Say What?! Utah Politicos in Quotes and Week in Review | Sept 29-Oct 5

This week’s collection of interesting quotes from Utah politics and beyond, ranging from the thought provoking to the jaw dropping, from the dead serious to the just plain hilarious. Did we miss any? Send them to us at UtahPoliticoHub@gmail.com, and we’ll consider them for next week’s edition. Hotel Utah “How are we expecting to increase revenue that way?” [Salt Lake County Mayor Ben] McAdams asked in his article. “The amount of revenue this new bill will generate in hotel and restaurant taxes will pay for the closing of all Salt Lake’s…

Chris Stewart v Luz Robles: Utah’s 2nd Congressional District Debate [Video]

Chris Stewart v Luz Robles: Utah's 2nd Congressional District Debate

It’s Chris Stewart v Luz Robles, folks. In case you missed the debate, we’ve got it for you below.  The Utah First Congressional District met its candidates last week (September 25, 2014). In a debate hosted by the Utah Debate Commission, Republican Rep. Chris Stewart and Democrat State Senator Lus Robles met for an hour to debate on broadcast television. Find the video, as provided by KSL, below.

Say What?! Utah Politicos in Quotes and Week in Review | Sept 22-28

This week’s collection of interesting quotes from Utah politics and beyond, ranging from the thought provoking to the jaw dropping, from the dead serious to the just plain hilarious. Did we miss any? Send them to us at UtahPoliticoHub@gmail.com, and we’ll consider them for next week’s edition. Some Count Sheep, Others Zion Curtains I couldn’t sleep; so, I started contemplating the interplay of private property, free markets, and religion. (Good heavens! Did I just write that sentence?! I need a life. I straight-up channeled pre-saved Carl Wimmer for that lede.) Instead…

Confessions of a Campaign Intern: What they don’t tell you (Parade Edition)

As some of you know, I decided to volunteer on a campaign this cycle. I got tired of complaining, and not doing. Beginning at the start of the year, when everyone (except apparently for Luz Robles) was kicking off their campaign, I decided to start finding a candidate I could support, and help. I have had several on my podcast, including Doug Owens (Utah 04) Charles Stormont (AG) and Jennifer Johnson. Jennifer decided not to run, because of some other issues, and the Owens campaign seemed like they were doing…

The Salt City Throwdown Podcast visits with Sen Todd Weiler.

Episode 17. Last time we had Todd Weiler on, it was via phone getting his reaction to the Kitchen v. Herbert decision. But then we had a fuse pop, and had to recover it. So Todd came in and joined us in the Studio to talk about life as a politician and some of the biggest issues that Utah is facing during this session, and what may be coming down the pipeline. So join us as we spend an hour and a half with Utah’s snarkiest member of the legislature,…

The UPH Daily Dose – February 20th 2014

  Welcome to the Daily Dose Presented by the Utah Politico Hub and produced by the Salt City Throwdown Podcast. Here is everything you need to know in Utah Politics for Friday, February 21 2014: The proposal to move the State Prison is backed by Legislators who have Real Estate industry ties E-Cigarette Legislation / And restrictions. Upping Utah’s rural speed limits speeds ahead – with Senators Dabakis and Robles wanting more seatbelt laws. Breed specific bills Utah’s Caucus System     How to Listen to the Daily Dose Podcast: …

“On Point,” Jan 31, 2014

Senators Luz Robles and Deidre Henderson are joined by Michelle Mumford, assistant dean at BYU Law School, and Holly Richardson of the “Holly on the Hill” blog. The group discusses the tragic shooting of Sgt. Cory Wride and another officer; congratulates Sen. Robles on her engagement; discusses activity from the first week of the 2014 session; goes in depth on the Uintah Elementary school lunch scandal and Governor Herbert’s State of the State address.