Immigration Reform – Repairing a Broken System

There are a number of immigration bills that have been signed into law in the past and new bills this year addressing immigration issues in Utah. Mark Alvarez, Utah  Attorney, had a piece published in the Salt Lake Tribune in which he says, In 2000, George W. Bush said, “Immigration is not a problem to … Continue reading Immigration Reform – Repairing a Broken System

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The Heat is On: Utah’s House Votes to Withdraw from Western Climate Initiave

Utah’s House yesterday voted to support HJR21 Joint Resolution on Energy Policy, which calls for Utah to withdraw from Climate Change Initiative. Initially the Resolution used words like  “conspiracy”, claiming that efforts were afoot to manipulate climate change data. Solve Climate, a publication on daily climate news and anaylsis, reports on action by Utah’s lawmakers: … Continue reading The Heat is On: Utah’s House Votes to Withdraw from Western Climate Initiave

“Unless you have been in our wheelchairs, you don’t know what it’s like….”

This is the message that  disabled citizens wanted to get across to legislators as they rallied yesterdayat the Utah Capitol in protest of the cuts being made to health care in Utah as part of HB67 Health System Amendments and the budget cuts being made this year.  The bill is before the Senate after passing … Continue reading “Unless you have been in our wheelchairs, you don’t know what it’s like….”

Power to the People: Mobile Home Owners’ Rights

(cross-posted to Utah Legislature Watch) This past Saturday mobile home owners held a rally at the Salt Lake City Library to raise their voices in support of the more than 75,000 mobile home owners in Utah. According to a piece on KCPW’s website, hundreds were expected, but snowy weather impacted the numbers which reduced to … Continue reading Power to the People: Mobile Home Owners’ Rights