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California shows that ‘independent commissions’ are an illusion

Tweet   Some in Utah, including interest groups, the media, and a few elected officials (usually former elected officials) favor creating “nonpartisan,” “independent” commissions to oversee important political processes like congressional redistricting and legislative ethics investigations.“Independent” commissions produce better outcomes, … Continue reading

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So what was the DABC drinking, anyway?

Tweet   If recent media reports surrounding the performance of the state’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC) have left you scratching your head, you’re not alone. Information from the media over the past few months has ranged from singing … Continue reading

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Who’s running UTA, anyway?

Tweet   Terry Diehl used to be a board member of the Utah Transit Authority. But no longer. He’s being investigated by the Attorney General’s Office for allegedly misusing official information about the location of a potential commuter rail station … Continue reading

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