Category Archives: Government/Politics

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UPDATE: The Millard County Primary Election-by-Mail SAGA — by Todd Macfarlane

UPDATED Among the other things Millard County Government has come to be known for, transparency is not necessarily one of them.  So it’s hard to know exactly what is going…

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Utah Dodges the Bullet on Controversial Federal Water Rule

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is praising a 26-page ruling from a federal judge in Georgia that exempts Utah and 10 other states from a controversial…

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According to Senator Mike Lee, It’s Time to Abolish Law Enforcement Authority of Federal Land Management Agencies

From Senator Mike Lee’s Website  See Also Senator Lee Goes After Forest Service & BLM Law Enforcement Authority As the primary election season in Utah heats up, a common fixture…

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Beware of Buzzwords — by T.J. Lovato

  It’s a county election year here in Millard County and it’s interesting to sit back and watch as all the popular buzzwords come out of the woodwork. The primary…

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Senator Lee Goes After BLM & Forest Service Law Enforcement Authority

First published on ksl.com. SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, wants to rein in the law enforcement authority of the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service…

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PRINCIPLE vs. PERSONALITY

Todd Macfarlane is running for Millard County Commission, Seat A. Todd is a rancher, writer, attorney, businessman and family man.  He and his family own and operate the Turkey Track…

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Lessons from the California Gold Rush — Realistic Prospects for Economic Development in Millard County — by Todd Macfarlane

Applying Lessons from the California Gold Rush to the Tech Rush of the 21st Century In Millard County, with IPP’s plans to shut-down the current coal-fired power plant in 2027,…

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THE LATEST SAGA — Millard County’s Land-Use Ordinances Continue to Haunt Property Owners

Preface: Millard County’s “new” land-use ordinances started causing major problems right from the outset — with the Deseret Heritage Subdivision at the old Millard County Fairgrounds in Deseret — and…

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How Vote by Mail Works in Utah

Watch the Video.  Millard County is voting entirely by mail this year.  A lot of people have asked how the Vote by Mail system works, and how they can be assured…

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Gorsuch Delivers the Hammer on Imprecise Legislation and the Administrative State

Reposted from the Chicago Tribune / Washington Post. WASHINGTON, DC — Last week, one week after the first anniversary of his ascension to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Neil Gorsuch delivered…