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Reese: Utah’s 2020 GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Have A Rocky Primary Ahead

Reese: Utah’s 2020 GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Have A Rocky Primary Ahead

By Isaac Reese, Opinion Writer

December 23, 2019

As the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries are heating up, so too are several state-wide races. Most notable to Utahns is Utah’s 2020 gubernatorial race. An announcement by Jon Huntsman’s campaign to reclaim the governorship has rattled the prospects of the other Republican primary candidates. Huntsman has joined Lt. Governor Spencer Cox, Salt Lake County Co...

Reese: Cox And Other Leaders Should Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is On Homelessness

Reese: Cox And Other Leaders Should Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is On Homelessness

By Isaac Reese, Opinion Writer

December 14, 2019

“I’m a conservative and Republican because I care about people,” said Lt. Governor Spencer Cox said at the 2019 Washington County Republican’s Convention. But perhaps Cox’s statement should be taken with a grain of salt, especially after his recent actions in support of closing the Road Home. The...

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox Speaks to U Students About Urban Planning in Rural Utah Communities

Lt. Gov. Spencer  Cox Speaks to U Students About Urban Planning in Rural Utah Communities

By Nicholas Rush

April 29, 2019

  Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox spoke at a forum and Q&A at Gardner Commons on Wednesday, April 24 to discuss the importance of urban planning in small Utah communities. The forum was held by the University of Utah's department of City and Metropolitan Planning. Cox cracked jokes in ...

Petersen: The Conversion Therapy Debate Exposed Utah’s Troubled Relationship with LGBTQ People

Petersen: The Conversion Therapy Debate Exposed Utah’s Troubled Relationship with LGBTQ People

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor

April 4, 2019

  When HB399, a bill banning conversion therapy for LGBTQ minors, was proposed in the 2019 Utah State Legislative Session, there was reason to be hopeful. In its original form, the bill won support from several key groups involved in the fight for equality, including the Human Rights Campaign,...

LGBTQ Youth Sat in Front of Governor’s Office Demanding an Apology. They Got One.

LGBTQ Youth Sat in Front of Governor’s Office Demanding an Apology. They Got One.

By Christina Giardinelli

March 8, 2019

  A group of LGBTQ youth advocates staged a sit-in at the Utah state capitol on Thursday and were later joined by Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox. The group of about 30 teens who identified as LGBTQ had spent the afternoon outside of Gov. Gary Herbert’s office demanding that he apologize for the death...

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