Tag Archives: utah

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Lee Brothers on President Trump’s Short List for Supreme Court

  From Newsmax. Sen. Mike Lee said Thursday he’s been watching the Supreme Court since he was 10 years old, and he’s honored to be on President Donald Trump’s shortlist…

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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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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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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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A Realistic Assessment of Utah’s Role in the Current “Public Lands” Debate REVISITED

First published in January, 2017, we are revisiting the issue a year later, based on recent developments, as noted at the bottom. The past few years have been very eventful…

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What Do You Know About the Food Freedom Movement?

We have talked about Food Freedom before, but what do you really know about the Food Freedom Movement? Earlier this year, a new Food Freedom law took effect in Wyoming…

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Bears Ears Debate Reaches Fever Pitch

  In the week before Christmas, the Bears Ears Monument debate has reached feaver pitch.  Many are concerned that President Obama will ignore congress, ignore local sentiments, and create one…

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The Ugly Underbelly of National Monument/Park Designations and “Conservation Tourism”

  Why Little Western Towns Don’t Want to Become ‘Another Moab’ Despite its tourist boom, the town that mining, parks, and mountain biking built is straining to get by.  — by…