Utah Bloghive

A collection of political commentary from throughout the Beehive State.

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SLC leaders ramp up public safety in Rio Grande area to fight crime

Ralph Becker
“We’re letting everyone know if you come down here to deal drugs, if you...

The Top Ten Cities for Creatives

Ralph Becker
The only western city to crack the top 10, Salt Lake City scored well for both...

Op-ed: Becker deserves a third term as Salt Lake City mayor

Ralph Becker
The Tribune did not mention the other vital component of our physical and...

Urban design matters when it comes to street life

Ralph Becker
Mayor Ralph Becker commented, “Downtown’s street life is enabled...

Photos: 1300 South bridge in Salt Lake City to reopen

Ralph Becker
The 1300 South bridge, which goes from 500 West to 700 West, will be reopened...

Becker and Biskupski Virtually Tied in New Poll, Nearly 40% of Voters are Still Undecided

Ralph Becker
Becker campaign spokesperson Matt Lyon says the high number of voters who are...

Another PAC backs Biskupski’s bid against Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker

Ralph Becker
Biskupski said she’s not violating any laws because the Reagan family...

New images released of SLC International Airport redesign

Ralph Becker
Since it began last year, crews have been preparing to build a massive new...

Video: What Your Vote Means for SLC…

Ralph Becker
Last week, a ballot for the Primary Election landed in your mailbox.  If you...

In our opinion: Mountain Accord is a display of prudent land planning and cooperative effort among many stakeholders

Ralph Becker
For that alone, the parties involved deserve commendation. We now have the...

The flag must go?

Andrew McCullough
I have been meaning to write something about the Confederate Flag controversy,...

Senator Mayne Kicks Off Utah Safety Week 2015

Utah Senate Democrats
Against a construction site background for today’s press conference,...

From the New York Law Journal

Andrew McCullough
Joel Stashenko, New York Law Journal June 8, 2015 ALBANY - Pole dance...

Yet Another Link Roundup

Tom's Alt-Tag
Just in time for tax season, Lowering The Bar shares the best of “Tax...

Anti-Vaxxer Craziness

Tom's Alt-Tag
Sometimes, people are stupid. Our sensationalist (and often scientifically...

Another Link Roundup

Tom's Alt-Tag
Once again, it’s time to reclaim some browser tabs. “Police...

Legislator Sponsorship Discolusures

Tom's Alt-Tag
Yes, this was from last year (sat in my drafts folder unnoticed!), but someone...

Senator Davis Op-ed: Fully Expand Medicaid to Truly Help Needy Utahns

Utah Senate Democrats
Senator Gene Davis recently had an Op-Ed published in the Salt Lake Tribune...

8 Days are Left in the 2015 Utah Legislative Session

Utah Senate Democrats
This week will be the “defining week of the session for the Senate,” states...

Dalane England, recipient of the 2015 Unsung Hero Award of the Davis County Republican Party

Leaning Wright
The theme this year was “Honoring The Unsung Hero.”  An audience...

Utah Senate Democrats Anticipate 2015 State of State Address from Governor Herbert

Utah Senate Democrats
On Capitol Hill in Salt Lake City tonight Utah Senate Democrats are...

Senate Democrats Elect Caucus Leadership for 2015

Utah Senate Democrats
Utah Senate Democrats met on November 11, 2014 to organize their caucus and...

Link Roundup

Tom's Alt-Tag
A brief list of things I’ve been meaning to write about for months, but...

A Debate Breakthrough

Andrew McCullough
After being excluded from the "official" debate sponsored by the "Utah Debate...

When Chase and Apple Pay Isn’t Chase and Apple Pay

Tom's Alt-Tag
I was quite excited to try Apply Pay, with the new iOS 8.1 update and supported...

Salt Lake Times Article on my Candidacy.

Andrew McCullough
This is the rough draft of an article to appear on the Salt Lake Times legal...

A Change is Gonna Come

Andrew McCullough
An article in the Salt Lake Tribune last week contrasted the positions of the...

The Fence or the Ambulance

Tom's Alt-Tag
I heard the poem “The Fence or the Ambulance” some time ago in a...

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Davis County Democratic Party
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Davis County Democratic Party
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Davis County Democratic Party
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Utah Family Magazine

Andrew McCullough
My responses to questions sent from Utah Family Magazine. I do not know if the...

Utah and USBE Elections

Tom's Alt-Tag
I came a little late to the news, but thanks to a little birdie, I was pleased...

The "Utah Debate Commission" poll for AG

Andrew McCullough
Today the Utah Debate Commission published its poll results. They took a poll...

League of Women Voters

Andrew McCullough
I received a message from the League of Women Voters this past week that they...

A Fair Debate

Andrew McCullough
August 16, 2014 There has been a lot of discussion, and some anguish, this week...

Equality For All

Andrew McCullough
August 6, 2014 Here is my letter to Equality Utah concerning their upcoming...

"Reforming" the process for choosing our AG

Andrew McCullough
August 5, 2014 My Facebook friend Robert Gehrke wrote an article in...

The Utah Debate Commission

Andrew McCullough
July 27, 2014 Following is the text of a letter I sent this morning to the...

"Dark Money" in race fo Utah Attorney General?

Andrew McCullough
July 3, 2014 Here is an article just published about financing the race for...

Just a brief note

Andrew McCullough
May 26, 2014

The Battle of Ideas

Andrew McCullough
April 27, 2014 I have spend the last week in Albany, NY, working on a...

Salt City Throwdown

Andrew McCullough
April 16, 1014 Rather than write very much this evening, I am going to post a...

NOMINATING CONVENTION

Weber County Republican Party
WEBER COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY NOMINATING CONVENTION Saturday, April 12, 2014...

WEBER COUNTY CONVENTION RULES • 12 April 2014

Weber County Republican Party
WEBER COUNTY CONVENTION RULES • 12 April 2014 ORDER OF BUSINESS:  The...

Call to Convention

Weber County Republican Party
This notice is a call for your attendance at the 2014 Weber County Republican...

Departing Words with Senator Pat Jones

Utah Senate Democrats
Her first Utah Legislative Session: 2000 as a house representative; 2007 as a...

Thank you to our interns | 2014 Legislative Session

Utah Senate Democrats
Thank you to our Utah Senate Democrats interns for the 2014 Utah Legislative...

45 Days – By Sylvie Batchelor, 2014 Intern to Senator Pat Jones

Utah Senate Democrats
45 days  It is crazy that we have reached the last day of the 2014 Legislative...

When the Gavel Strikes Midnight – by Patricio Panuncio, 2014 Intern to Senator Luz Robles

Utah Senate Democrats
When the gavel strikes at midnight on Thursday, March 13, the 2014 General...

2014 Lunch with the Utah Senate Democrats Contest was a huge success!

Utah Senate Democrats
Utahns statewide entered the #UtahSenDems 2014 Lunch Contest via Facebook,...

Count My Vote is nothing more than a plan for the Self Proclaimed Political Elite to take over the Republican Party

Leaning Wright
It has been quiet a long time since I posted in my blog.  Since being elected...

Lincoln Day Celebration 2014

Weber County Republican Party
Weber County Republican Party has been doing Lincoln Day Celebrations for many...

Walker Political Leadership Institute--Upcoming Events

Weber County Republican Party
The Walker Political Leadership Institute at Weber State University has some...

Making of America - One Day Seminar

Weber County Republican Party
Bert and Kathy Smith and the Constitution Day Committee of Utah invite YOU to...

Sheriff Richard Mack Event - January 4th

Weber County Republican Party
Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (CSPOA) has scheduled...

Central Committee Meeting Update from December 11th

Weber County Republican Party
Thanks to all who attended our Central Committee meeting on December...

Wild ride Continuied

Andrew McCullough
Today is Christmas. It is a day of quiet in a sea of turmoil. Last night, as...

What a Wild Ride

Andrew McCullough
December 20, 2013 December 2013 has brought such changes to the legal...

County Central Committee Meeting - Dec 11th

Weber County Republican Party
If you are a precinct chairman or a precinct vice-chairman, you are a member of...

New Attorney General for Utah--Who Will it Be?

Weber County Republican Party
Utah's Attorney General, John Swallow, has resigned effective this week. ...

The Game is Afoot

Andrew McCullough
November 24, 2013 Almost from the day he was elected as Utah Attorney...

Book Drive--Your Help Needed!

Weber County Republican Party
The Weber County Republican Party is doing a service project. It has been...

Weber County GOP Celebrates the 2nd Amendment

Weber County Republican Party
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL NEXT SPRING! As Republicans, we cherish our...

Doing what I can

Andrew McCullough
October 13, 2013 I am going to start on this while I have a few minutes, and...

"Shouting the Battle Cries of Freedom"

Andrew McCullough
August 4, 2013 I have not written a blog here since the election last November....

Mark the date!

Utah County Democrats
Utah County ConventionTuesday May 21st 20136:00PM to 9:00PM Provo City Library...

Weber County 2013 Organizing Convention May 2nd

Weber County Republican Party
 It's that time of year again.  Time for our county convention. ...

Weber County Lincoln Day Dinner

Weber County Republican Party
This year our Lincoln Day Dinner will be April 12th. We will be having a theme...

More Freedom. Less Oppression

Andrew McCullough
November 3, 2012 Up early for a Saturday. Having trouble sleeping...