Utah Bloghive

A collection of political commentary from throughout the Beehive State.

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Broadband Bytes for 2014-10-24

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Broadband Bytes for 2014-10-17 http://t.co/2SXRRGGZvT -> As long as you...

2014 Utah Election Update: Early Voting Starts Today

Weber County Forum
Don't vote? Don't complain!Click this handy link below for additional...

2014 Weber County Election Update: A Couple of Informative Stories Via The Standard-Examiner

Weber County Forum
We've also provided a link to our own handy pre-election candidate information...

Broadband Bytes for 2014-10-17

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Spying breaks trust which breaks the Internet. http://t.co/FhUD1RO2ZN...

Weber State University Game Day Thread: WSU v. MSU - Updated

Weber County Forum
Fine day for an upset, no?Undeterred by another close loss, our Weber...

Duelling Editorials: Strikingly Differing Utah School Board Superintendent Leadership Viewpoints From The Tribune and the Deseret News

Weber County Forum
The world-wide web eagerly awaits your comments on this thorny topic, of...

2014 Utah General Elections Spotlight: Four Weber County Ballot "Propositions"

Weber County Forum
Vote smart, Weber County Lumpencitizens -- Don't enter those voting booths on...

Broadband Bytes for 2014-10-10

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Did Verizon pick a fight that upset all the other carriers?...

Weber State University Game Day Thread: Cal Poly v. WSU - Updated

Weber County Forum
It's homecoming week, folks; so let's put some butts into some stadium...

What you need to know about the Utah Broadband Plan

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The Utah Broadband Project recently released the Utah Broadband Plan, the...

Standard Examiner: 1st Congressional District Showdown - Updated

Weber County Forum
In the Fall, Fire them All!Due to yesterday's "game-changing" news, wherein the...

Breaking: Same-sex Marriage Petitions Denied By U.S. Supreme Court - Updated

Weber County Forum
Supremes say to Utah, "Stop! In the Name of Love"Heartening news for supporters...

Broadband Bytes for 2014-10-03

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The Comcastic solution: hire a VP to solve customer service woes....

Anniversary Missed...

Transit in Utah
A couple of months ago a major anniversary took place that I let pass by...

Utah AG Candidate Andrew McCullough: "A Change is Gonna Come"

Weber County Forum
Vote for the best AG candidate; you know, just for onceIn connection with our...

Weber County Forum College Gameday Special: USU Whips BYU, Whilst WSU Takes the Weekend Off to Re-group - Updated

Weber County Forum
BYU starting quarterback suffers leg fractures, will have surgery Saturday...

Weber County Forum Friday Morning News Roundup

Weber County Forum
A few notable news stories which have been languishing on our WCF back burnerIn...

Big 2014 Campaign Event Tonight: Utah Attorney General Candidate Debate - Updated

Weber County Forum
Don't forget to mosey on back here later this evening, to share your...

Medicaid4Utah Petition: Tell Governor Herbert that "The Best 'Healthy Utah Plan' Is For Utah To Take FULL Medicaid Expansion Now!"

Weber County Forum
Tough decision? Nope!As a followup to our previous reporting on Utah...

Broadband Bytes for 2014-09-26

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Whaddaya know? Gigabit raises your town's GDP. http://t.co/QlR7FdTIBS...

Weber State University Game Day Thread: WSU vs. SUU

Weber County Forum
Is this the week Coach Hill's Wildcats will at long last taste...

Salt Lake Tribune: Utah Third Parties to File FEC Complaints Over Debate Exclusions - Updated

Weber County Forum
Our take? If you qualify for the ballot, you should be included in the...

Standard-Examiner: "Party's Over, Fallout Remains" ???

Weber County Forum
Sodden Question: Why would the Standard run a misleading story like...

Is Google Fiber playing copyright cop?

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I’m constantly amused when people project their ideal of an ISP onto...

Utah Elections 2014: Utah Debate Commission Live Broadcast Schedule - Updated

Weber County Forum
Sadly, all Utah third-party candidates have been entirely squeezed outAttention...

Broadband Bytes for 2014-09-19

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In which I'm quoted calling out FirstDigital as a bunch of non-serious...

Weber State University Game Day Thread: WSU @ Stephen F. Austin - Updated

Weber County Forum
Can the Wildcats whip the Lumberjacks a second year in a...

Salt Lake Tribune Confession: I Made A Mistake Of limiting Zion Curtain To Just New Restaurants, Senator Valentine Admits

Weber County Forum
Sodden Question: Will John Valentine continue to dictate Utah liquor policy...

Weber State 9/18/14 Event: Constitution Address: Debating Same Sex Marriage and the Constitution - Updated

Weber County Forum
Something tells us that this is an Ogden City-situated event which you won't...

Jim Dabakis: Salt Lake Tribune, Other Digital First Media Newspapers, Officially On The Market

Weber County Forum
How about the citizens of Utah getting together to buy the Tribune at...

Broadband Bytes for 2014-09-12

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Broadband Bytes for 2014-09-05 http://t.co/4vxM5a5LJj -> Most of the major...

WSU Game Day Thread: Weber State Visits Sacramento State

Weber County Forum
We expect former Coach Sears and his Hornets team to finish tonight's game with...

Standard-Examiner: Free Wi-Fi In Downtown Ogden, Will It Work This Time?

Weber County Forum
Nice work, Mayor Mike!In our request for proposals, we stated that we wanted to...

Daily Kos: Utah A Step Closer To Medicaid Expansion - Updated

Weber County Forum
Sodden Query: Will our crackpot legislature to "choose the right"...

Broadband Bytes for 2014-09-05

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Broadband Bytes for 2014-08-29 http://t.co/hYJIkH7GBg -> Even if it would...

What makes a Successful Public Space?

Transit in Utah
Hotel Portland, since demolished (Photo credit: Wikipedia)English: Pettygrove...

Why you should avoid Alamo Rent-A-Car

From Where I Sit
This week my family split apart for 25 days so my wife could visit family in...

Can Alternatives to Owing a car be made More Convenient?

Transit in Utah
TriMet bus parked near MAX tracks (helping out on opening day) in Portland, OR....

Is it the Pathway or is it the Urban Fabric?

Transit in Utah
TriMet is looking at closing a pathway that connects the Willow Creek Transit...

Looking for an Internship

Transit in Utah
English: A car of the Portland Streetcar system at the eastbound Portland State...

Utah Moms Care Has Moved

Utah Moms Care
Utah Moms Care has moved!  Please find us at: www.utahmomscare.org

The Barbur Transit Center - The Good, Bad, the Ugly, and the Really Ugly and how it doesn't fit into the urban form

Transit in Utah
In my first entry on how transit centers fit into the urban form and how they...

Utah is Adopting New Core Standards

Utah Moms Care
Right now the State Board of Education is working to adopt new Core Standards!...

Utah's New Public School Complaint Department!

Utah Moms Care
Picture by: FindYourSearchThe last night of the session late in the night a...

From Anti-Common Core to Pro-Common Core to Whatever

Utah Moms Care
Rep. Dana LaytonWhat a journey HB342 has taken this session.Anti-Common...

El Salvador Final Presidential Vote - Fraud and Fear

From Where I Sit
Last night was the final vote for the President of El Salvador.   Last month's...

HB105 and Reasonable Hope

Utah Moms Care
This is Addie.  She's cute, huh?  What you don't know from looking at...

Boiled Frogs

Utah Moms Care
Picture Courtesy jronaldlee.comYesterday a lobbyist stopped me and asked what...

A Piece of Reaganomics: Helping Utah Families Get Ahead

Utah Moms Care
Post by Tracy Gruber, Esq.Last week, Utah lawmakers took an important first...

Insider Perspective of the Utah Caucus System

From Where I Sit
There is a tremendous amount of debate in Utah about the "Count My Vote"...

The Strangest of Bedfellows

Utah Moms Care
It has been said that politics makes the strangest of bedfellows.Every once in...

Dear Parents, You're Welcome. Sincerely, The Legislature

Utah Moms Care
Dear Parents,We want you to be able to make informed decisions on the school...

The Simple, The Complex, and The Convoluted – How Candidates’ Names Makes Their Way to the Ballot

Utah Moms Care
It seems it would be simple for a person to decide to run for office, and then...

Parent Review Committee: 15 Parents, 40 Hours, and 10,000+ Test Questions - Was It Good Enough? Will It Ever Be?

Utah Moms Care
This session Rep. Kennedy has a bill, HB 81, which will allow any parent...

More Waste In Utah - Senator Aaron Osmond's Pledge of Allegiance Bill

From Where I Sit
This year is starting out to be a great year for Utah waste, with wasted...

Cut From the Same Cloth?

Utah Moms Care
There is a fundamental question making its way around the Capitol this session:...

Competing Plans on Education Funding

Utah Moms Care
Last year the Senate and House passed S.B. 169, which created an Education...

S.B. 122: An Expansion or Retraction of Parental Rights?

Utah Moms Care
Sen. Aaron OsmondPost by LeAnn WoodOn Monday afternoon, Senator Osmond will be...

More Wasted Money in Utah Schools - Canyon School District Shelves New Books.

From Where I Sit
Columnist Paul Rolly today pointed in his column that Canyon School District...

Has Dixie State University's Website Been Hacked?

From Where I Sit
As my Alma Mater pushes forward for a new university president, they are...

A few facts about PreK

Utah Moms Care
Today HB 96 passed out of the House Education Committee.  This bill will...

Heard on the Hill: Senator Mark Madsen on Professional Development for Teachers

Utah Moms Care
Sen. Mark Madsen made the following comments during the Senate floor debate on...

Update on The Lunch Room Scandal at Uintah Elementary

From Where I Sit
Screw Nutritional Guidelines forStudents, you ain't eatin' As a follow up to...

El Salvador Presidential Election Results

From Where I Sit
In what was considered a peaceful election, the El Salvadoran people have come...

Event: Speak Directly With the Governor

Utah Moms Care
Governor Gary HerbertOn Tuesday,  February 4th Governor Gary R. Herbert...

The "Ley Seca" of El Salvador aka Election Prohibition

From Where I Sit
As El Salvador heads into the craziness of election weekend, the citizens are...

The Godfather at Uintah Elementary Takes Kids Lunch and Throws it Away

From Where I Sit
The Tribune today had a shocking article on Uintah Elementary and their bizarre...

Editorial: The Fundamental Flaw in Education Funding

Utah Moms Care
In 1996 Utahns made a mistake.Recently Representative Stephen Handy wrote an...

Heard on the Hill: Governor Gary Herbert's State of the State

Utah Moms Care
Gov. Gary HerbertExcerpts from Governor Herbert's State of the State...

Base Budget Week

Utah Moms Care
During the session there are two types of committees: appropriation and...