The UPC Show – Episode 262 – The Saratoga Springs Swatters

Welcome to the UPC Show with Curtis Haring and Dylan McDonnell! In the first half: Ben McAdams did what he said he would do and voted against Pelosi, Mia Love was almost impressive in how much she checked out, Mitt Romney makes waves before being sworn in and Mike Lee didn’t like it, the Republican delegation from Utah doesn’t like some of the realities of the shutdown, and the governor is being pressured by Senator Lee to drop his fight on SB 54. In the second half: Utah now has…

The UPC Show – Episode 261 – Possible Issues with Solar Powered Trains

Welcome to the UPC Show with Curtis Haring, Dylan McDonnell, and Bob Kubicheck! In the first half: Looking for a new job, Cannabis Program Manager might be for you. Wal-Mart is the latest company to try and move Utah away from 3.2 beer, and Senator Orrin Hatch goes out on a sour note. In the second half: Utah County is dipping into its rainy day fund, it looks more and more likely that Lieutenant Governor Cox is going to run for governor, the inland port would happen so much quicker if…

The UPC Show – Episode 260 – Homebrewed Gum

Welcome to the UPC podcast with Curtis Haring, Dylan McDonnell, and Bob Kubicheck! In the first half: Utah has another medical marijuana law (but the state is getting sued over it), one Democrat is taking heat for his vote on the said new law, Mia Love says that Democratic racism is why she lost even though she outspent McAdams by $2.2 million. In the second half: Governor Herbert wants to increase the budget for improving air quality by 100 times but he may or may not also be raising the food…

The UPC Show – Episode 259 – All The News That’s Fit to Shout From the Town Square

Welcome to the Utah Political Capitol Podcast with Curtis Haring, Dylan McDonnell, and Bob Kubicheck! In the first half: Mia Love’s swan song, the possible end to straight ticket voting, two people have declared their intentions to replace, and a new opponent emerges against Salt Lake City Mayor, Jackie Biskupski. In the second half: In a show of true leadership, Mike Lee chooses not to protect the Muller investigation, the legislature talks about medical marijuana, Governor Herbert wants to increase the food tax, Utah County doesn’t appear to have it’s act…

The UPC Show – Episode 258 – A Slim-Jim Based Economy

Welcome to the Utah Political Capitol podcast with Curtis Haring, Dylan McDonnell, and Bob Kubicheck! In the first half: Updated vote numbers on Prop 4 and the Love/McAdams race, how one lawmaker is backing down from his threat to overturn Prop 3, and the impending lawsuit against the LDS Church regarding Prop 2. In the second half: Senator Mike Lee has a theory behind who is causing the toxic political environment we live in (hint – it liberals), Governor Herbert is again proposing tax cuts and reform, and a legislative…

The UPC Podcast – Episode 257 – Out to Pasture

Welcome to the Utah Political Capitol Podcast with Curtis Haring, Dylan McDonnell, and Bob Kubicheck! In the first half: All things elections while going into the weeds on the Love/McAdams race and Prop 2. In the second half: Utah County Clerk woes, gains in San Juan County for Native Americans, and shakeups in the majority/minority leadership up at the legislature. Other talking points include: Shift Man! Train Sounds Can’t math good 3 Days of Loopholes! All the fertilizer Tacky but clever You have bigger problems… We love you Weber County A fair…