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Utah County Commissioner not completely truthful in Ashley Madison admission

On Tuesday I broke the story about Utah County Commissioner Greg Graves and his use of the website Ashley Madison. Graves was candid in his admission of using the site.

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Utah County Commissioner admits to using Ashley Madison, but denies having affair

Have you heard of the website Ashley Madison? According to its website “Ashley Madison is the online personals & dating destination for casual encounters, married dating, discreet encounters and extramarital

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Herbert’s latest Medicaid expansion plan is as bad as the last

Utah’s “Gang of Six” (Gov. Gary Herbert, Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, Senate President Wayne Niederhauser, House Speaker Greg Hughes, House Majority Leader Jim Dunnigan and Sen. Brian Shiozawa) has come

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45 Podcast ep. 7 – New Medicaid expansion framework, Doug Owens announces another run

In episode 7 of the FortyFive politics podcast we talked about the Utah Medicaid expansion compromise from the “Gang of Six” and we also discussed Democrat Doug Owens’ second bid for

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45 Podcast ep. 6 – Jason Chaffetz online sales tax, guest Senator Margaret Dayton

In episode 6 of the FortyFive politics podcast we talked about Jason Chaffetz online sales tax proposal and we spoke with Senator Margaret Dayton about a federal takeover of Utah water.

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45 Podcast ep. 5 – Sean Reyes campaign donations, guest Billy Hesterman of Utah Taxpayers Association

In episode 5 of the FortyFive politics podcast we talked about Attorney General Sean Reyes’ connections to Etagz and we had special guest Billy Hesterman of the Utah Taxpayers Association on

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Utah women on the ten dollar bill

The U.S. Treasury Department announced recently that they will put a woman on the $10 bill starting in 2020. Since they haven’t decided yet who will go on the currency, I

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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