Posts From Michael Jolley

Michael Jolley
Michael Jolley 29 posts

Michael has been active in Utah politics since 2009 and admits he still has a lot to learn. He lives in Provo with his wife Jessica and their two small children. Follow Michael on Twitter: @UTJolley

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A closer look at Attorney General Sean Reyes’ campaign donors

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the opinions of FortyFive Politics, its contributors, or anyone else associated with fortyfivepolitics.com. I like Sean Reyes, I’ve voted

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45 Podcast ep. 4 – Senator Lee federal gas tax proposal, guest Bill Lee discusses BRT

In episode 4 of the FortyFive politics podcast we talked about new legislation by Senator Mike Lee which would greatly reduce the federal gasoline tax. We also were joined by Utah County

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6 great lines from Lt. Governor Spencer Cox’s commencement address

Utah Lt. Governor Spencer Cox was the featured speaker at the 2015 Dixie State University commencement ceremony. Cox shared some inspiring insights that would be helpful to anyone, no matter what stage

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45 Podcast ep. 3 – Healthy Utah, guest Norm Thurston, Ken Ivory allegations

In episode 3 of the FortyFive politics podcast we talked about the frivolous fraud allegations leveled against Representative Ken Ivory and Senator Todd Weiler’s pro-Medicaid expansion op-ed. We also spoke with Representative

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Poorly Executed Speechreading: Healthy Utah Edition

Governor Herbert has issues with Mary Poppins and Sasquatch, U of U Med School Dean Vivian Lee likes Spam with Fruit Loops, and Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce President Lane

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45 Podcast ep. 2 – education funding, plurality elections, BRT, & more

In episode 2 of the FortyFive politics podcast we talked about plurality elections under SB 54, education funding in Utah, Provo-Orem Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Ben McAdams reelection, Healthy Utah

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Rob Bishop’s wit on full display in Congressional highlight video

Let’s be honest, CSPAN is really boring most of the time. But Rob Bishop has proven that it doesn’t have to be that way all the time. This Rob Bishop supercut

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45 Podcast: Episode 1

This is our inaugural podcast here at FortyFive. Thanks for listening! Hosts Richard Jaussi, Michael Jolley, & Matthew Show notes City Weekly (Stephen Dark) story on Justin Miller scandal Salt

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Honest Campaign Ads: Justin Miller edition

In case you haven’t heard, Democratic Representative Justin Miller has been accused of embezzling up to $30,000 from the campaign accounts of Democrats Ben McAdams and Diane Turner when he