Resist Trump Tuesday: No “Nuclear Option!”

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Originally posted on Salt Lake Indivisible.  To see the original post, click here. Tell your Senator to vote NO on cloture for Gorsuch + Oppose the ‘nuclear option:’ if you can’t get to 60 then change the nominee, not the rules! Last week’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on Neil Gorsuch were more of the same… Read more »

Stand up for science: Oppose the HONEST Act

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Originally posted on Action Utah.  To see the original post, click here. The Chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Lamar Smith, filed the Honest and Open New EPA Science Treatment Act (HONEST Act), a bill which negatively impacts the functioning of the EPA. What is the HONEST Act? This deceptively titled… Read more »

Ask Governor Herbert to protect clean air in our state and beyond

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Originally posted on Action Utah.  To see the original post, click here. Last week, Donald Trump continued his assault on stewardship and clean air protections by signing an executive order to gut the Clean Power Plan. The Clean Power Plan was designed as a commonsense way for the U.S. to reduce harmful pollution from power plants… Read more »

Tell Utah Congressmen: Do Not Repeal The Affordable Care Act.

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Originally posted on Utah Indivisible.  To see the original post, click here. The Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare, ACA) positively affects the medical coverage of millions of Utahns, with 145,000 people signing up through the Healthcare Exchange for the 2017 year alone – an increase of 24% from 2016. (Source: Salt Lake Tribune, Dec. 2016) Whether we benefit… Read more »

Quarterly Report for Utah’s Representatives

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Originally posted on Utahns Speak Out.  To see the original post, click here. Feeling burnt out with the end of the Utah legislative session? Feeling frustrated by your members of Congress? March is halfway done, and that means we’re almost 1/4 of the way through the year. It’s time for some feedback! Take this opportunity… Read more »

URGENT: Reject the extremist ACA repeal bill

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Originally posted on Action Utah.  To see the original post, click here. After holding 50 votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act, it turns out the GOP didn’t have a single plan to replace it. The partisan attack on Obamacare was a political ploy that disregarded the needs and best interests of Americans in need… Read more »

Act Now to Defend Access to Rooftop Solar for ALL Utahns!

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Originally posted on HEAL Utah.  To see the original post, click here. Homeowners Associations around the state are rallying to stop SB154 – Solar Access Amendments from Sen. Filmore (R-South Jordan). This pro-solar bill makes it harder for HOAs to stop their members from investing in solar power. After a fiesty hearing late last Friday… Read more »

Ask Secretary Ryan Zinke to protect Bears Ears

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Originally posted on Action Utah.  To see the original post, click here. Ryan Zinke was confirmed as Interior Secretary on Wednesday and hit the ground running by repealing a rule Obama created on the last day of his presidency to prohibit the use of lead ammunition and tackle on all FWS wildlife refuges to prevent… Read more »

Do this one basic thing for clean air TODAY!

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Originally posted on Action Utah.  To see the original post, click here. Representative Patrice Arent has an appropriations request in for air quality monitoring equipment upgrades for the Wasatch Front. This appropriation should be a no-brainer for helping the state provide accurate monitoring of quality of air Utahns breathe every day. Unfortunately, the legislature doesn’t agree… Read more »

Jeff Sessions lied? Now our Senators must defend our democracy

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Originally posted on Action Utah.  To see the original post, click here. Last night we learned that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied under oath when he stated he had never met with met with Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign. Justice Department sources revealed that Sessions had in fact met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak at least… Read more »

#IDEFY Extremists: I Stand with Planned Parenthood!

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Originally posted on Planned Parenthood.  To see the original post, click here. Do you or your friends use birth control? Do you think HIV testing is pretty crucial for everyone? Do you like to walk into a health clinic and not get judgy stares from people because of your gender identity or the color of… Read more »

TODAY: Call your sheriff to stop Trump’s anti-immigration policies

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Originally posted on Action Utah.  To see the original post, click here. Last week, the Trump Administration gutted restrictions preventing the deportation of law-abiding undocumented immigrants. The Department of Homeland Security memos call for the removal of nearly all undocumented immigrants, a tripling of the number ICE agents, and the stripping of due process and… Read more »

Hold Chaffetz accountable for voting NOT to investigate Trump

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Originally posted on Action Utah.  To see the original post, click here. Yesterday the House Judiciary Committee heard and debated Rep. Jerrold Nadler’s Resolution of Inquiry, which requested Trump’s tax returns and documents from the Department of Justice to evaluate them for any conflicts of interest, ties to the Russian government and constitutional breaches. Rep…. Read more »

Care about land conservation? Save Bonanza Flats!

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Originally posted on Action Utah.  To see the original post click here Bonanza Flats is at risk for sale and development Bonanza Flats is approximately 1,350 acres of largely flat land with alpine meadows and lakes—it is the land that falls in front of you when you stand atop Guardsman Pass and look from Park City… Read more »

Stand up for transgender students’ civil rights

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Originally posted on Action Utah.  To see the original post, click here On Wednesday night, the Trump administration withdrew protections for transgender students in public schools. Under President Obama, these protections had been established by a guidance clarifying that the prohibition of discrimination based on sex provided by Title IX (of the Education Amendments of… Read more »

Ask Governor Herbert to protect our immigrant communities

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Originally posted on Action Utah.  To see the original post, click here (UPDATED) Since taking office, Trump has signed a series of executive orders aimed at our immigrant community. Last week we witnessed the beginning of the administration’s promise to deport immigrants with ICE raids occurring across the country. According to the Washington Post, “U.S…. Read more »

Our Utah

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Our Utah is the place to connect Utahns to their community, both civically and politically. Getting involved starts here! To learn more about Our Utah and learn how to get involved, follow their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/OurUtah/

Utah Indivisible

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Utah Indivisible is a group of Utahns coming together to resist the Trump agenda. No matter where you are on the political spectrum, if you have concerns about the Trump presidency, Utah Indivisble is here to help and support you. Utah Indivisible wants to let local Utah representatives in Congress know that rubber stamping the Trump agenda is unacceptable…. Read more »

Utah Women Unite!

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Utah Women Unite exists to protect and advance the rights of all Utah women and girls. This specifically includes Utahns from marginalized groups, including women of color, LGTBQIA+ individuals, women of all abilities and socioeconomic statuses. In many measurable ways, Utah is the worst state in the nation for women. This group is helping to make… Read more »

Daily Action – Sign Up for Daily Text Alerts

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Daily Action allows you to enter your phone number and zip code – each day you will receive a text with a personalized issue you can address that day, as well as the tools for contacting leaders to address that issue.

Call on Orrin Hatch to Hold a Town Hall Meeting

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Join “Utahns Speak Out” in their call for Orrin Hatch to hold a town hall meeting. Follow the link and add your name to hundreds of others wishing to discuss and address important issues in this tense political time.

Say NO to HB 112

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Join the Gun Violence Prevention Center of Utah in calling out HB 112, a bill allowing permitless carry. Contact your legislators and let them know such a bill is unacceptable. Follow the link to see how.

Petition: Join Utah Leaders in Opposing Rep. Noel’s Quest to Become BLM Director

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Utah State Representative Mike Noel is lobbying to become the next Director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). He and a group of like-minded politicians are campaigning to position Noel as a legitimate candidate for this post. The Salt Lake Tribune and this OpEd by Better Utah’s Madison Hayes outline how Mike Noel’s confirmation as BLM Director… Read more »

Action Utah!

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Action Utah is non-partisan community action hub mobilizing ordinary citizens by informing Utahns about the issues and actions to take on a weekly and urgent basis to effect change. Visit their site to receive alerts on ways you can take action here in Utah!

Petition: Call Senator Hatch Home!

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“What do you call a senator who’s been in office for more than two terms? You call him home.” One would not expect that this statement came from a man who has now been a senator since the ‘70s. Despite claiming his predecessor grew out-of-touch after spending almost twenty years in office, Senator Orrin Hatch… Read more »