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My view: People deserve rights at our borders
The policies and practices of our harsh immigration system violate human rights: basic respect, dignity, safety and needs of individuals.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Salt Lake Tribune
In " The spite club " , Paul Krugman opines that it is wrong for states to refuse to expand Medicaid coverage to provide "health coverage to very-low-income Americans, at a cost private insurers can't match."
Utah Water Watch program seeks volunteers
With 2,085 lakes in Utah and more than 89,000 miles of streams and rivers, water is an essential natural resource in the state that must be preserved and protected.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Salt Lake Tribune
Peg McEntee: Here's the answer, Miss Utah: Society still undervalues women
It was painful to see Miss Utah bobbling her answer to a question: What does it say about society that 40 percent of women who are primary earners in a household make much less money than men do? I'll take a crack at it: Women are consistently undervalued.
Majority of Utah voters want Swallow impeached, poll shows
A new poll shows that support for embattled Utah Attorney General John Swallow is "extremely low," hovering at only around 12 percent.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
My view: Investing in early childhood education has long-term benefits
Research from Nobel Prize-winning economist James Heckman shows that early childhood development directly influences the economic, health and social outcomes for individuals and society by promoting brain development and productive habits, such as persistence and cooperation.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Push for solutions underway to Utah's suicide problem
The number of suicides in Utah are running apace with the number of similar deaths from the same time last year.
Governor warns Utahns about fire safety
Governor Gary Herbert wants Utahns to heed Smokey Bear's warning that "only you can prevent forest fires."
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Utah Democratic Party Wants Hearing on John Swallow Scandal - Gov. Herbert Impatient
I have relatives that live in Utah, particularly Ogden. I know historically and even today, the state has always been conservative, particularly with the Mormon community's clout throughout the state.
Weber State Athletic Trainers Ready to Finish EMT Training
Accidents happen on courts and playing fields each season. Few are life threatening, but to better prepare for medical emergencies, the first group of Weber State University athletic trainers ready to certify as emergency medical technicians will graduate soon.
Gas Prices Spiked in May in Utah and Nationally
As summer driving season approaches, Utah motorists are experiencing a new surge in gas prices.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Swallow calls allegations false; claims innocence
As allegations of corruption and bribery hang over Utah Attorney General John Swallow, he said it is not easy being a victim of false accusations.
Salt Lake Tribune
Utah to decide whether to go greener in energy production
Renewable energy developers representing more than $620 million in proposed wind and solar projects are awaiting a ruling by the state's top utility regulators to decide whether they can move forward or must abandon Utah for greener states.
High Country News
Big Brother's big data is coming to Utah
Last year, with a great deal of prescience, Wired magazine published James Bamford's long form story describing Bluffdale, Utah where "Big Love and Big Brother have become uneasy neighbors," and where, off of Beef Hollow Road, construction was underway on a building five times the size of the U.S. Capitol.
Salt Lake City Weekly
Inmates Are Part of Society
Did you know that fewer than 5 percent of inmates sent to prison die incarcerated, even among those serving a life sentence? What becomes of the other 95 percent of us? We are released back into society, becoming your neighbors, co-workers, classmates, fellow worshippers and friends.
Utah National Guard honors President Packer of the LDS Church, 7 others
Eight outstanding Utahns, including a high leader in the LDS Church, were honored Tuesday at the 52nd annual Bronze Minuteman Awards Dinner of the Utah National Guard.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
My View: Investments in quality preschool an investment in the future
As a partner of a law firm with offices across the Mountain West and in Washington, D.C., board chair of United Way of Salt Lake, and a volunteer job coach for refugee youth, I strongly believe in supporting programs that will change the odds for children, communities, businesses and our economy.
Governor Herbert's clean air partnership takes on new form, sets initiative
Gov. Gary R. Herbert declares May Clean Air Month for the State of Utah and talks about three ways Utah residents can help impact our air quality through simple changes at the home of Glen McBride in Salt Lake City on Thursday, May 2, 2013.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Republicans now joining possible impeachment conversations of Utah's Attorney General
More Lawmakers are pushing to look into the allegations of corruptions against Utah's Attorney General John Swallow.
Calling Utah best-managed state is 'misleading,' economist says
A renowned business and economic analyst is warning Utah leaders against believing all the media "hype" about the state's fiscal management.