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PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 16, 2020 Salt Lake City, UT – Today, two Utah nonprofits, Better Utah Institute and Action Utah, announced they will be joining forces to form a single organization under the Better Utah Institute name, management, and mission. Through the rest of this year, Action Utah will
“Rep. Robert Spendlove and Siamak Khadjenoury debated as part of their race to represent Utah House District 49. The 30-minute online function was hosted Wednesday by the Better Utah Institute and League of Women Voters of Utah.” Read the full article here.
“I thought to myself, ‘Goodness gracious, we need to have some medical expertise back on the Hill,’” the family physician said during the forum hosted by the Better Utah Institute and League of Women Voters of Utah. Read the full article here.
Candidates running for Wasatch County House seat criticize Legislature’s passage of the bill that kicked off Hideout controversy
The candidates’ comments came during a 40-minute virtual debate hosted by the Alliance for a Better Utah’s Better Utah Institute and the League of Women Voters of Utah. It was one of two legislative candidate debates the organizations have announced ahead of November’s election. Read the full article here.
Kathleen Riebe, promoting her role as a watchdog, and Brian Zehnder, promoting his role as a doctor, debated Thursday in an event hosted by the Better Utah Institute and League of Women Voters of Utah. Read the full article here.
During a debate on Monday, hosted by the Better Utah Institute and the League of Women Voters of Utah, Mike Kohler, a former Wasatch County Councilmember and the Republican candidate in the race, said he would “support increased funding on a limited basis” and using “other methods to find (additional) funding” for