Posts From Richard Jaussi

Richard Jaussi
Richard Jaussi 32 posts

Richard is a political junkie. He teaches Political Science and US Constitution courses at a University. Richard can be found reading books on American history and politics. He resides in Utah County with his wife, 4 kids, and Frodo (their dog). You can reach him at fortyfivepolitics@gmail.com.

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Meet Brad Frost

 Tell us a little bit about yourself Born and raised in American Fork. Married with 5 children, two of which are married and have blessed my life with two grandchildren.

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Meet Casey Voeks

Tell us a little bit about yourself I was born in Provo and raised in Orem and Lehi. Much of my childhood was spent volunteering at the Christa McAuliffe Space

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Meet Scott Ward

Tell us a little bit about yourself Originally I’m from the San Juaquin Valley of California. I moved to Utah, after an LDS Mission to Brazil, to attend BYU where

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Meet Nathan Ivie

Tell us a little bit about yourself Don’t let the hat fool you, I am only half, well made 3/4 cowboy. I can be found hanging out at art museums,

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Meet the Candidates – House 67

Editor note: This is the third in a series of posts introducing the candidates. All candidates were offered to respond. I am only posting responses received by the deadline. Today’s

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Meet the candidates – Senate 14

Editor note: This is the second in a series of posts introducing the candidates. All candidates were offered to respond. I am only posting responses received by the deadline. Today’s

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Meet the candidates – Utah Senate 10

Editor note: This is the first in a series of posts introducing the candidates.  All candidates were offered to respond.  I am only posting responses received by the deadline.  Today’s

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More reasons to oppose SB73

I still have concerns with cannabis – and specifically SB73.  Earlier I posted some of the technical issues with the bill.  Issues that have been laughed off because it is

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SB73 still has problems

The State Senate debated SB73 “MEDICAL CANNABIS ACT” on Friday and it had 7 floor amendments.  Amendments were flying so fast the sponsor didn’t know which amendments he was speaking

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Political Leadership Takes Guts and a Little Bit of Cat-herding

Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott titled his autobiography “Herding Cats.”  Politics really is about herding cats and keeping them in line. Sometimes it takes all of the cats in