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UPDATED Analysis: HB441 Tax Modernization

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UPDATED Analysis: HB441 Tax Modernization

UPDATED Analysis: HB441 Tax Modernization Compiled by Ed Wallace, Publisher at UtahStandardNews.com – 3/5/2019 The Alliance for Utah’s Future is working hard to raise opposition to the new tax increase bill #HB441 ‬- Tax Modernization. It sounds good… who doesn’t want to be modern? The following is a compilation from some of our members: Some…

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Hey Utah… Got Radiation? If the Utah House gets their way – You Will!

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Hey Utah… Got Radiation? If the Utah House gets their way – You Will!

Hey Utah… Got Radiation? If the Utah House gets their way – You Will! News/Op By Ed Wallace / Publisher UtahStandardNews.com / February 13, 2019 Why would a State Representative (Carl R. Albrecht HD70-Sevier County) sponsor a bill that benefits one specific company based in SLC who has a facility in Grantsville (176 miles away)…

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And They’re Off: UT Legislative Session Begins Today – Hold Onto Your Wallets, Guns, Freedoms & Bibles

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And They’re Off: UT Legislative Session Begins Today – Hold Onto Your Wallets, Guns, Freedoms & Bibles News/Opinion By Charles Magne & the Utah Yaks / January 27/2019 Yup, its that time of year again when our elected officials gather together at the Capitol like a herd of rampaging bulls. They are already on track…

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UPDATED: Hughes’ Last Hurrah: The Dilemma with Prop 2

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UPDATED: Hughes’ Last Hurrah: The Conservative Dilemma with Prop 2 News/Opinion by Ed Wallace – Publisher at UtahStandardNews.com – 12/3/2018 Updated 12/3/18 10pm – Today’s sessions showed an overwhelming mandate in favor of TRULY Medical Cannabis in Utah. EVERY Republican except for one voted in favor of HB3001. A pre-session was held to make sure…

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Today’s Special Session: No Time for Transparency or Ethics

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Today’s Special Session: No Time for Transparency or Ethics

Today’s Special Session: No Time for Transparency or Ethics Published July 18, 2018 Filed under Under Our Dome, USN Columnists, Utah Main. Total of no comments in the discussion. Today’s Special Session: No Time for Transparency News-Opinion by Ed Wallace / Publisher at UtahStandardNews.com / July 18, 2018 The Utah State Legislature will meet today…

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Gov. Calls for Special Session. Hold Onto Your Wallets and Liberty.

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Gov. Calls for Special Session. Hold Onto Your Wallets and Liberty.

Gov. Calls for Special Session. Hold Onto Your Wallets and Liberty. Published July 16, 2018 Filed under Under Our Dome, USN Columnists, Utah, Utah Main. Total of no comments in the discussion.  News-Opinion by Ed Wallace / Publisher at UtahStandardNews.com / July 16, 2018 Governor Herbert has just called for a SECOND special session of…

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Want to stop Utah from selling your voter registration information? Here’s how.

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Want to stop Utah from selling your voter registration information? Here’s how.

Want to stop Utah from selling your voter registration information? Here’s how. Published May 21, 2018 Filed under Under Our Dome, USN Columnists, Utah. Total of no comments in the discussion. Admin Edit.  Want to stop the state from selling your voter registration information?  Here’s how. By Ronald Mortensen / May 21, 2018 This column…

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Utah Legislative Reform: End Washington Style Politics

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Published January 7, 2017 Filed under Under Our Dome, USN Columnists, Utah. Total of no comments in the discussion. Republish Reprint Utah legislative reform:  End Washington Style Politics by Ronald Mortensen / Jan 5, 2017 / Columnist at Utah Standard News This is the first in a series of articles on proposed legislative reforms. The…

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Utah State Senator’s ties to Mexico and illegal aliens – Who does she really represent?

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Utah State Senator’s ties to Mexico and illegal aliens – Who does she really represent?

Published September 21, 2017 Filed under Under Our Dome, USN Columnists. Total of no comments in the discussion. Republish Reprint By Ronald Mortensen / Sep 21, 2017 / Columnist at Utah Standard News Utah State Senator’s ties to Mexico and illegal aliens – Who does she really represent? Utah State Senator Luz Robles Escamilla needs…

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Legal Plunder is Flourishing in Utah

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Published May 17, 2017 Filed under Commentary, Under Our Dome, USN Columnists, Utah. Total of no comments in the discussion. Republish Reprint By Ronald Mortensen /May 17, 2017 / Columnist at Utah Standard News Legal plunder is legalized theft.  It occurs when “the law (government) takes from some persons what belongs to them, and gives…

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Homeless Shelter Flap Shows How Out-of-Touch Legislators Are With Their Constituents

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Published March 26, 2017 Filed under Under Our Dome, USN Columnists, Utah. Total of no comments in the discussion. Republish Reprint By Ronald Mortensen / Mar 25, 2017 / Columnist at Utah Standard News Homeless Shelter Flap Shows How Out-of-Touch Legislators Are With Their Constituents Utah state legislators’ and the Salt Lake County Mayor’s good…

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Utah State Legislature – Ready, Fire, Aim

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Utah State Legislature – Ready, Fire, Aim

Published March 27, 2017 Filed under Uncategorized, Under Our Dome, USN Columnists, Utah. Total of no comments in the discussion. Republish Reprint By Ronald Mortensen / Mar 27, 2017 / Columnist at Utah Standard News Utah State Legislature – Ready, Fire, Aim The Utah State Legislature prides itself on its ability to pass more than…

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Utah Continues to Sell Personal Info of 1.5 Million Utah Voters

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Utah Continues to Sell Personal Info of 1.5 Million Utah Voters

Published March 22, 2017 Filed under Under Our Dome, USN Columnists, Utah. Total of no comments in the discussion. Republish Reprint By Ronald Mortensen / Mar 22, 2017 / Columnist at Utah Standard News Utah Legislature Kills Voter Protection Bill – Continues to Sell Personal Info of 1.5 Million Utah Voters A Tweet sent on…

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Opponents of Lower Legal Blood Alcohol Limit (.05) for Driving Trash Utah and Mormons

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Published March 20, 2017 Filed under Under Our Dome, USN Columnists, Utah. Total of no comments in the discussion. Republish Reprint By Ronald Mortensen /Mar 20, 2017 / Columnist at Utah Standard News Opponents of Lower Legal Blood Alcohol Limit (.05) for Driving Trash Utah and Mormons Key Points – Speakers from the Salt Lake…

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Utah Legislative Reform: CONTROL SPENDING & GROWTH OF GOVERNMENT

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Published January 14, 2017 Filed under Under Our Dome, USN Columnists, Utah. Total of no comments in the discussion. Utah legislative reform: Control spending and growth of government By Ronald Mortensen / Jan 13, 2017 / Columnist at Utah Standard News This the fourth in a series of columns that present legislative reform proposals. Citizensfortaxfairness.org,…

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UT Lawmakers, Libertas and Others Want Voter’s Personal Info be Public and For Sale

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Published March 10, 2017 Filed under USN Columnists, Utah. Total of no comments in the discussion. Republish Reprint By Ronald Mortensen / Mar 9, 2017 / Columnist at Utah Standard News Who demands that Utah Voters Make Their Personal Information Public  – Lots of People HB348 was originally designed to limit the distribution of the…

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UT House BARELY PASSES Bill Allowing Voters to Protect their Private Information. Goes to Senate

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Published March 7, 2017 Filed under Under Our Dome, USN Columnists, Utah. Total of no comments in the discussion. Column: Utah House Barely Passes Bill Allowing Voters Who Fear for Their Safety and Security to Protect their Private Information Republish Reprint By Ronald Mortensen / March 7,, 2017 / Columnist at Utah Standard News Late…

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All is not well in Zion: Legislature must establish a strong oversight committee

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Published March 1, 2018 Filed under Under Our Dome, USN Columnists. Total of no comments in the discussion. Republish Reprint All is not well in Zion – Legislature must establish a strong oversight committee By Ronald Mortensen / March 1, 2018 / Columnist at Utah Standard News The Utah state legislature has a responsibility to…

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Utah Lawmakers, SLC Mayor & Police Chief VOW to PROTECT Illegal Alien Identity Thieves

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Published February 28, 2017 Filed under Under Our Dome, USN Columnists, Utah. Total of 1 comment in the discussion. Republish Reprint By Ronald Mortensen / Feb 10, 2017 / Columnist at Utah Standard News Utah State Legislators and Salt Lake City Police Chief Vow to Protect Illegal Alien Identity Thieves During a joint press conference,…

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Utah Lawmakers Would Automatically Register Teen Voters – Then Sell Their Personal Information

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Utah Lawmakers Would Automatically Register Teen Voters – Then Sell Their Personal Information

Published February 16, 2017 Filed under Under Our Dome, USN Columnists, Utah. Total of no comments in the discussion. Republish Reprint By Ronald Mortensen / Feb 15, 2017 / Columnist at Utah Standard News Key Points: – Proposed HB159 automatically registers anyone obtaining or renewing a Utah driver’s license to vote.  The state then sells…

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