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Last Updated Dec 8, 2016 06:15AM

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  • Letter: Repeal Obamacare? Show us what you’ve got
    Republicans now have control of all branches of the government, and yet we are still subjected to finger-wagging op-ed lectures on the evils of Obamac...
    Updated Dec 08 2016 06:15 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Rep. Ray owes us some solutions to health care costs
    Paul Ray just doesn’t get it. Rep. Ray, chairman of the House Social Services Appropriations Subcommittee, writes in The Tribune: “Those who fund soci...
    Updated Dec 08 2016 06:15 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: The system is rigged. It’s called the Electoral Collage.
    Let the people speak. This is what we have heard from the Republican Congress. The people spoke in 2012 when they elected Barack Obama to a second ter...
    Updated Dec 08 2016 06:12 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Utah school board should leave the UHSAA alone
    On Dec. 9, our state school board will be voting on a rule change that would make significant changes to the Utah High School Activities Association’s...
    Updated Dec 08 2016 06:12 am   |     |   Share


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  • Letter: Prioritize spending to help the people
    Rep. Paul Ray’s piece in The Salt Lake Tribune (“Those who fund social services know we can’t afford Medicaid expansion,” Dec. 2) requires a reality c...
    Updated Dec 08 2016 06:12 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: RMP is banking on falsehoods about rooftop solar
    The reasons given by Rocky Mountain Power for adjusting the net metering rate are untrue. Rooftop solar is the most efficient and cost-effective way t...
    Updated Dec 07 2016 05:48 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Book explains a confused electorate
    In light of the ascension to president-elect of Pumpkin Man (he who is airbrushed so many shades of orange) it seems people are either over the moon o...
    Updated Dec 07 2016 05:48 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Families should chip in before we raise taxes
    I read an article where Gail Miller is touting a 7/8 percent increase in state income tax, indicating that it bumps the rate by 7/8th of a percent. Hm...
    Updated Dec 07 2016 05:48 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Electoral College needed for a balance of authority
    There have been many people stating that the Electoral College needs to be eradicated. Yet most people who live in the United States do not understand...
    Updated Dec 07 2016 05:48 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Utah should add a tax surcharge on extra kids
    Everyone knows education is important. Everyone knows Utah lags in funding our schools from a per-student perspective. Everyone knows Utah is philosop...
    Updated Dec 07 2016 05:48 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Mass deportation is a losing proposition
    With an estimated 11 million to 15 million undocumented people in the United States, immigration reform has been one of the center topics for the rece...
    Updated Dec 07 2016 05:45 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Papering over the cracks of society
    What an amazing news cycle and wholly ironic front page of the Tribune on Nov. 30. Mitt Romney says Donald Trump “continues with a message of inclusi...
    Updated Dec 06 2016 06:12 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Limit child tax deduction
    Our public schools need help. Utah is last in the nation in the amount we spend per pupil. The ballot initiative to raise the income tax is a good ide...
    Updated Dec 06 2016 06:12 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Kill the zombie Lake Powell pipeline
    Some years ago when Rep. Mike Noel introduced the idea of the Lake Powell pipeline to Kane County residents, he assured them that it would be paid for...
    Updated Dec 06 2016 06:12 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Another investigation for Chaffetz
    In the Dec. 1 article, “Wyoming Supreme Court: OK to charge to see public records,” in this case emails from Laramie County School District No. 1 boar...
    Updated Dec 06 2016 06:12 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: There are better ways to pay for education
    Regarding the article “Business leaders pitch tax hike” in the Nov. 30 Tribune: This is a quick solution to our educational issues and one that lacks ...
    Updated Dec 06 2016 06:12 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Stupid, cruel and uncaring
    Why is it that whenever the Republicans are given an opportunity to lead our country into the future, to make significantly better changes and progres...
    Updated Dec 05 2016 05:36 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Seven terms is enough for Hatch
    Seriously! I’m a registered voter and no one asked me if Sen. Orrin Hatch should run for an eighth term. If they had, without a moment’s hesitation, I...
    Updated Dec 05 2016 05:36 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: UTA betrays its mission by changing ski service
    The Utah Transit Authority, by eliminating direct bus services from downtown Salt Lake City to our ski areas, has taken away one of the unique claims ...
    Updated Dec 05 2016 05:36 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Electors can make a different choice
    I respect the promise of Utah electors to vote for the Republican presidential winner, but I believe subsequent events release them from that promise....
    Updated Dec 05 2016 05:36 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Rocky Mountain Power buys low, sells high
    The discussion of Rocky Mountain Power raising fees on solar users has left out a very important point. RMP claims that net meter solar users are not ...
    Updated Dec 05 2016 05:36 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter of the Week: Educators are unified for tolerance
    In the aftermath of our recent election, I have closely followed what has transpired, and continues to do so, in schools across the United States. I a...
    Updated Dec 04 2016 08:30 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Change to a system of virtual electors
    The present procedure of the Electoral College can lead to problems, as electors of the Electoral College are not bound to vote in accordance with the...
    Updated Dec 04 2016 08:30 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Trump plays the media like a cello
    President-elect Donald Trump is a master at understanding media. Once again, he has played the media like Yo-Yo Ma plays the cello. After Jill Stein a...
    Updated Dec 04 2016 08:30 am   |     |   Share