An Eventful Start to 2021

Episode 19 January 08, 2021 00:26:11
An Eventful Start to 2021
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An Eventful Start to 2021
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Utah’s congressional delegation is divided during a contentious week confirming the 2020 presidential election results. Governor Spencer Cox inaugurated at Tuacahn Center for the Arts in southern Utah. State legislators gear up for the upcoming session as new bills are released and major policy issues take shape. Chris Karpowitz, professor of political science at Brigham Young University, Lindsay Whitehurst, reporter with the Associated Press, and Holly Richardson, editor of UtahPolicy.com join host Jason Perry for this week’s Hinckley Report.

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