Utah legislators have made it clear that they will do whatever it takes to keep the Federal Government from dictating the affairs of the state.That is, except for spying on people.Utah is about to be descended upon by the National Security Administration (NSA).The Army has awarded a $1.2 billion contract to a construction consortium to … Continue reading National Security over all other securities: Get ready Utah.
Governor Herbert’s Fiscal 2012 Budget Recommendations can be viewed in their entirety here: Links to more information, reviews and articles on the Budget Recommendations can be found at this Google Search Engine Page.I will be posting on select budget items throughout the legislative session.(cross-posted to Utah Legislature Watch)
As time passes I realize that using absolutes like "never" or "always" is pretty unrealistic.A couple of years ago I was faced with having to get an emergency container of formula for my grandson because we forgot to bring it with us. The only place around was Walmart. So the decision had to be made: … Continue reading Using the word “never” in activism
Remember 2007? Here we go again – the School Voucher debate(cross-posted to Utah Legislature Watch)
I am being inundated with donation solicitations from organizations as a last minute reminder to get those 2010 tax write-offs taken care of. While most of the solicitations I receive are from worthy organizations, here are my top picks, by all means not inclusive of all the great organizations out there doing wonderful things for our … Continue reading It’s that time of year again….
Today is Green Blog Action Day over at Green Change. The topic for today is electoral reform, which is addressed in the Green Party's platform. It will be interesting to read from bloggers on Green Change from all over the country on the topic of electoral reform. My contribution to the Green Blog Action … Continue reading The Status of Electoral Reform in Utah
The candles may have been blown out, but The League of Women Voters is still kickin’ up fire as it turned 90 this week . The Utah Legislature took time to recognize the group in yesterday’s session - a video can be viewed at the LWV’s Facebook page: House Representative Carol Spackman Moss took … Continue reading Happy 90th Birthday League of Women Voters
I have been taking a very long time to write about this - like a year. It has been hard to think about how to write about where I am politically. I think I have finally found the words to express myself in this regard. I love politics. I love reading and writing about politics … Continue reading My current political state of affairs
More in Jennifer's recycling platform, where she interviews folks from around the city involved in recycling:
If you live in Salt Lake City District 3, consider voting for Jennifer J. Johnson for Salt Lake City Council. She is vibrant, intelligent, politically astute, and genuinely interested in her city and community. Here is my endorsement: "Jennifer's concept of 'Think Global, Buy Local, and Vote GREEN?' It's spot-on. Her support of BUY LOCAL … Continue reading Salt Lake City District 3: Jennifer J. Johnson on Greening the Vote