Posts Tagged “UT Legislature”

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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Today’s CryptTales: Behind Closed Doors

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Today’s CryptTales: Behind Closed Doors

By Charles Magne  & the Utah Yaks – March 30, 2018 Anderson & Cox: Behind Closed Door Tea & Crumpets Numerous reports have come in about a visit that UTGOP Chair Rob Anderson and Lt. Governor Cox made to the House chambers after being “invited” for a little confidential, closed-door, meeting during the last session….

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Media in Lockstep Over Bateman and UTGOP Agreement About CMV

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Published January 12, 2018 Filed under Under Our Dome, USN Columnists, Utah. Total of no comments in the discussion. OpE: Media in Lockstep Over Bateman and UTGOP Agreement About CMV By Ed Wallace / January 12, 2018 3:30 p.mIf nothing else, the Utah mainstream media is fairly consistent in being unfair by slanting their stories…

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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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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 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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UT Reps: Utah’s Millennials don’t know how to buy or use a postage stamp

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UT Reps: Utah’s Millennials don’t know how to buy or use a postage stamp

Published February 10, 2017 Filed under Commentary, Under Our Dome, USN Columnists, Utah. Total of no comments in the discussion. Republish Reprint By Ronald Mortensen / Feb 10, 2017 / Columnist at Utah Standard News State Representatives:  Utah’s Millennials don’t know how to buy or use a postage stamp During a committee hearing on a…

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Utah legislative reform: ENCOURAGE GREATER CITIZEN PARTICIPATION

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Published January 18, 2017 Filed under Under Our Dome, USN Columnists, Utah. Total of no comments in the discussion. Republish Reprint By Ronald Mortensen / Jan 16, 2017 / Columnist at Utah Standard News Utah legislative reform: Encourage greater citizen participation This is the fifth, and at least for the time being, final in a…

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Utah legislative reform: HONOR AND UPHOLD the OATH OF OFFICE

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by Ronald Mortensen / Jan 11, 2017 / Columnist at Utah Standard News This is the third in a series of columns on Utah legislative reform proposals.  It focuses on the duty of legislators to honor and uphold their oath of office. As required by Article 6 of the United States Constitution, “….the Members of…

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Utah Legislative Reform: TRANSPARENCY

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Published January 9, 2017 Filed under Under Our Dome, USN Columnists, Utah. Total of no comments in the discussion By Ronald Mortensen / Jan 9, 2016 / Columnist at Utah Standard News Utah Legislative Reform: TRANSPARENCY This column is the second in a series on legislative reforms.  It has six formal transparency proposals: -1. Let…

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Two Steppin’ on Capitol Hill

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Not unlike the distracting sleight of hand of a magician, the politician is a master at the art of manipulation, getting you to look one way, while he does his trick outside of view. The Distraction Enter Representative Jacob Anderegg (R-Lehi) During the debate for HJR14 (Convention of States, aka Con Con) Representative Anderegg gave…

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