Say What?! Utah Politicos in Quotes and Week in Review | Nov 30 – Dec 7

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. Not for Money To believe that there is a financial incentive of a few hundred dollars or even a thousand dollars that can spur teachers to achieve more than they already do with students in the classroom is laughable among those who…

Utah Legislature Leadership Races and Rumors

Just when you thought elections were over, there are a whole new round of elections–at the Utah Legislature–taking place today. Tonight, the Utah House and Senate will elect their leadership for the next two years. With Speaker Becky Lockhart’s decision not to not run for reelection, the House will be electing a new speaker and a new slate of leadership as everyone attempts to scramble up the chain. In the House there is not a filing deadline, meaning candidates could still jump into the races.  There is a chance the…

Dear Parents, You’re Welcome. Sincerely, The Legislature

Dear Parents, We want you to be able to make informed decisions on the school your child attends.  But we know you are not very bright.  We know you cannot comprehend multiple factors; that you need it really, really simple.  So we have something for you.  It’s the high fashion of school reform, the ultimate silver bullet, and requires absolutely no financial commitment from the Legislature!  You’ll love it because we love it!