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Inside Utah Politics
25 minutes | Oct 15, 2019
Inside Utah Politics- Episode 31
We are down to the final weeks in the race to lead Utah's capital city. Salt Lake City Councilwoman Erin Mendenhall and state Senator Luz Escamilla are hoping to be the city's next mayor. They join us this week on Inside Utah Politics for an in-depth panel discussion on why they want the job and where they stand on challenges the city is facing.
25 minutes | Sep 24, 2019
Inside Utah Politics- Episode 30
The race for governor...Lt. Governor Spencer Cox wants to take a step up...he's here to discuss why he wants the job and where he stands on some of the big issues. Plus, where is the line between public safety and personal privacy...advocates say the use of facial recognition software needs to be held in check and are calling on the Legislature to act.
24 minutes | Sep 17, 2019
Inside Utah Politics- Episode 29
This week on Inside Utah Politics we're talking about the race for governor. Another candidate has jumped in...Jeff Burningham joins us to talk about why he wants the job and where he stands on some of the big issues. Plus we talk a look at the potential modifications to the state's medical marijuana law ahead of the special session.
25 minutes | Sep 10, 2019
Inside Utah Politics- Episode 28
This week we discuss vaping illicit drugs. The troubling trend has the Drug Enforcement Administration on high alert. The special agent in charge of our area joins us with a crucial message for parents. Plus how did the mobile voting pilot program work during the Municipal Primary? An audit reveals details.
24 minutes | Aug 13, 2019
Inside Utah Politics- Episode 27
Today on Inside Utah Politics--The Point of the Mountain development- some call it one of the largest economic opportunities in the state's history. We're checking in with the director of the land authority that will help oversee the massive project. Plus, following the mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso an FBI association is calling on Congress to pass new domestic terrorism laws; why some are concerned about that.
24 minutes | Aug 6, 2019
Inside Utah Politics- Episode 26
This week we're talking Medicaid expansion. What's next now that the federal government said it will not approve the latest waiver? We're breaking it down. Plus, Utah County launched a pilot program to increase voting opportunities for residents living overseas
25 minutes | Jul 30, 2019
Inside Utah Politics- Episode 25
This week we're talking Census 2020. The count is about eight months away. Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson joins us to discuss efforts to make sure it's accurate and why that's so crucial. Plus, the tax reform task force will be wrapping up its town hall meetings this week. We're taking a look at what rural Utah leaders are sying about the process and concerns they have.
25 minutes | Jul 23, 2019
Inside Utah Politics- Episode 24
This week on Inside Utah Politics Jeff Merchant joins us to talk about his new role a Utah Democratic Party Chair. He discusses the transition and where he hopes to take the party from here. And, left to fend for themselves after serving our country through key national security missions. How a local couple is working to bring U.S. war dogs home for retirement.
24 minutes | Jul 16, 2019
Inside Utah Politics- Episode 23
Host Glen Mills finishes up our candidate profiles with those hoping to lead the capital city. Hear from candidates Luz Escamilla and Richard Goldberger. Glen then sits down with Jason Perry, Director of The Hinckley Institute of Politics to break down the race.
24 minutes | Jul 9, 2019
Inside Utah Politics- Episode 22
This week we continue to dig into the race to lead Utah's capital city. Host Glen Mills sits down with three more Salt Lake City mayor candidates: David Ibarra, Stand Penfold, and David Garbett.
25 minutes | Jul 2, 2019
Inside Utah Politics- Episode 21
This week on Inside Utah Politics, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski isn't seeking a second term and eight candidates are lining up to take over. We'll introduce all of them to you in the coming days. Glen Mills sits down with candidates Jim Dabakis, Erin Mendenhall, and Rainer Huck.
24 minutes | Jun 18, 2019
Inside Utah Politics- Episode 20
Today on Inside Utah Politics the Utah Democratic Organizing Convention. Current Party Chair Daisy Thomas wants another term, but three challengers are lining up to take the job from her. Hear from the candidates to discuss why they want the position.
24 minutes | Jun 11, 2019
Inside Utah Politics- Episode 19
This week on Inside Utah Politics...is education funding at risk as state leaders consider tax reform? Should Congress begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump? We'll be digging into those questions with Salt Lake Tribune Columnist Robert Gehrke.
24 minutes | Jun 4, 2019
Inside Utah Politics- Episode 18
The tax reform task force has officially kicked off the process. Two of the voting members join us this episode to discuss where it goes from here and what the final proposal may look like. Plus, "Medicare for all", it's a popular talking point for some Democratic candidates making a run for the White House, but a Utah Congressman says it's not realistic. Why he says it's out of reach.
25 minutes | May 28, 2019
Inside Utah Politics- Episode 17
This episode we're talking taxes. A new citizens group has formed as discussions on tax reform are set to begin. Why they say Utahns should keep a close eye on the process and put the pressure on lawmakers. Plus, the Agriculture Secretary was in our state this week inking an agreement with state leaders. The governor says it's a big step toward protecting Utah from catastrophic wildfires. We'll explain how.
24 minutes | May 21, 2019
Inside Utah Politics- Episode 16
Religious freedom versus equal rights. The issue is in the national spotlight once again as Congress considers the Equality Act. The author of a new book is here to dig into the complexities. Plus, have you noticed how you shop at a certain store or talk about a certain product and all the sudden ads for them pop up in your social media feeds? It's no coincidence. What a congressman wants to do about it.
24 minutes | May 14, 2019
Inside Utah Politics- Episode 15
This week the new chair for the Utah GOP joins us to discuss his convention victory and his plan to heal the divide and move the party forward. Plus, two Utah lawmakers are behind a bipartisan push to increase the legal age to purchase tobacco and vaping products. Why they say it's necessary for the government to step in.
24 minutes | May 7, 2019
Inside Utah Politics - Episode 14
On this episode, our host Glen Mills talks to a Utah advocate who is pushing for a question on the upcoming census. Plus the IUP Panel weighs in on the latest involving the U.S. Attorney General over the Mueller Report.
24 minutes | Apr 30, 2019
Inside Utah Politics - Episode 13
On this episode of Inside Utah Politics the race to take over the reins of Utah's largest political party. Utah GOP delegates will gather on Saturday to elect a new party chair. We introduce you to the four candidates who want the job
24 minutes | Apr 23, 2019
Inside Utah Politics - Episode 12
On this episode of Inside Utah Politics, we discuss the future of autonomous vehicles and the role Utah will play. We're breaking down the bill that puts our state on the cutting edge of research and development. Plus, presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren stirred up talk about public lands during a visit to our state. Our panel will debate her plan to ban drilling and fossil fuel leases.
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