How can anyone vote for Donald Trump?How can anyone support the Democratic Party? Anyone confused by how it’s all come to this? When you look at some of the fundamentals of human nature and society, it really isn’t any wonder that we’re here today, staring at the biggest stand-off in awhile. Politics is simply theContinue reading “Politics: The Battlefield of Morality”
I have received a lot of questions about Proposition 9, an item on the ballot in Utah County that would change the structure of county government. As a state senator, I would not be able to impact local government organization. However, the discussion around this particular topic has made me curious whether there might beContinue reading “Voter Experiment”
Today we celebrate 100 years of women having the right to vote. But something has been frustrating me lately. Various groups recognize the strength and power of the women’s vote. They try to push us into action and get us to care about various causes, political issues, or certain elections. But they all seem toContinue reading “The Women in My Neighborhood”
Democracy requires effort. It takes real work to recognize true connections, true and lasting ideals that lead us to a path forward — together.
In March, when a lot of us started quarantining and social distancing, I was chatting with a friend about all of the changes, and I happened to mention face masks. Immediately she said, “I would never be caught dead wearing a mask.” I was kind of surprised she already had such firm feelings about it.Continue reading “A Change of Heart”
As we follow the Legislative special session to address the emergency created by the COVID-19 pandemic, an odd bill stands out in the line-up. HB 332 is a bill, which passed during the regular legislative session but was vetoed by the governor earlier this year, is making another pass with the hope of getting enoughContinue reading “Legislative Special Session – Special Needs Scholarship”
Life is challenging as we do our best to adapt since the outbreak of COVID-19. As new information becomes available, we do our best to apply best practices. One of the things our health leaders advise is the use of a face mask. Therefore, I would like to make free face masks to anyone whoContinue reading “Face Mask Fundraiser”