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Last Updated Feb 19, 2017 05:03AM

I am writing in response to the Feb. 12 article, “Sweeping reforms proposed for Utah’s juvenile justice system.” As a member of the Utah Juvenile Justice Working Group and a juvenile defense attorney,...

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  • Letter: Want fewer accidents? Fine the texters
    I have been following the new legal, blood-alcohol content legislation, suggesting that we in Utah should go from .08 down to .05 percent. We need not...
    Updated Feb 19 2017 05:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Wackadoodle judges are wrong about Trump’s travel ban
    The wackadoodle Washington state judge who apparently felt ignored as a youth when he couldn’t get a date for his high school prom, ruled on a subject...
    Updated Feb 19 2017 05:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Teen suicides high enough without more access to guns
    On Feb. 8 the Utah House Judiciary Committee gave a favorable recommendation to House Bill 198 which would enable 18-, 19- and 20-year-olds to get pro...
    Updated Feb 19 2017 05:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Chaffetz’s loyalty is only to his party
    Rep. Jason Chaffetz is convinced angry Utahns who attended his town hall were either Democrats, not real Republicans or came in from out of state. I c...
    Updated Feb 19 2017 05:00 am   |     |   Share


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  • Letter: Nixon didn’t pay for Flynn’s crime, either
    What was so different between what Michael Flynn did with Russian diplomats over sanctions prior to Donald Trump’s election and the 1968 Richard Nixon...
    Updated Feb 18 2017 08:42 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Bonds for the wall-mongers
    Donald Trump’s promise to build an unbelievably impenetrable wall along our southern border and have Mexico pay for it appears to be having a hard tim...
    Updated Feb 18 2017 08:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: A one-way ticket to San Francisco
    About 25 years ago, Minneapolis decided to implement an enormous welfare program to help their ever-growing homeless problem by offering numerous and ...
    Updated Feb 18 2017 08:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: More qualified than the secretary of education
    For any parent who has ever attended a PTA or after-school meeting, job well done. For you have more experience working to improve the function of pub...
    Updated Feb 18 2017 08:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Public’s rage rises from gerrymandering
    While I have enjoyed Robert Gehrke’s columns immensely, I felt his piece on the “mob” anger in evidence at Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s recent town hall meet...
    Updated Feb 18 2017 08:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Do repeal Obamacare, but don’t replace
    The Trump administration promised they would dismantle the ACA (Obamacare) and encourage Congress to repeal it. I agree with this wholeheartedly. It s...
    Updated Feb 17 2017 05:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Appalled by Chaffetz’s behavior at town meeting
    I was among the multitudes who were shut out of Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s Feb. 9 town hall meeting in Cottonwood Heights. I watched the live stream and wa...
    Updated Feb 17 2017 05:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Some more clarity on taxes for voters’ sake
    On Feb. 8, The Tribune reported a story about a recent Libertas Institute poll (http://www.sltrib.com/home/4914283-155/bill could weaken our schools ...
    Updated Feb 17 2017 05:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Scolding from LDS apostle does no good
    I was unhappy to read LDS apostle Quentin L. Cook’s ignorant and inflammatory remarks recently regarding the youth of the LDS Church. In the talk he c...
    Updated Feb 17 2017 05:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Flynn said it best
    Michael Flynn was not forced to resign as National Security Adviser because he lied. Lying is completely acceptable to this administration. Flynn was...
    Updated Feb 17 2017 05:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Showing a preference for refugees
    The refugee family arriving from Afghanistan on Feb. 1 was welcomed by people with signs and balloons, cheers and tears. They were then placed in a fr...
    Updated Feb 16 2017 06:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Are we sure we are right?
    Once upon a time in the United States of America there was a group of people who were emigrating from a land far across the sea. They had an alien rel...
    Updated Feb 16 2017 06:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Shame on Hatch. Shame on Lee. Shame on us.
    Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee: Shame on you for voting to confirm Betsy DeVos for secretary of education. Shame on you for not listening to your cons...
    Updated Feb 16 2017 06:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: President needs to act presidential
    I find myself continually amazed at the reaction and tweeting Donald Trump finds necessary towards his critics. Social media is a great tool for many...
    Updated Feb 16 2017 05:57 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: I don’t want to be governed by a church
    I love Utah, but its politics and governance are absolutely awful. Separation of church and state isn’t something that exists here. We are governed by...
    Updated Feb 16 2017 05:57 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Tribune should not cover 2018 Senate race
    I write to voice my concerns about The Tribune’s recent editorial calling for Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire. I personally hope that our esteemed senator ...
    Updated Feb 15 2017 06:03 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: We can’t take in everyone
    When our country was young, we had a lot of undeveloped land and resources. Now we have over 324 million people and growing. Pollution is increasing, ...
    Updated Feb 15 2017 06:03 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Repeated right-wing lies got us where we are
    How did this happen? Yes, I mean Donald Trump. Many explanations have been put forth to help explain this constitutional crisis: Russian hacking, Hill...
    Updated Feb 15 2017 06:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Where is the ‘plan’ for ‘extreme vetting’?
    In all the coverage of Donald Trump’s executive order imposing a temporary ban on travelers from several majority Muslim countries, I have missed hear...
    Updated Feb 15 2017 06:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Students should get to bed earlier
    Regarding the recent issue of later school start times, there may be another viable option worth considering. When I was a bit younger and working for...
    Updated Feb 15 2017 06:00 am   |     |   Share