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(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Robert Gehrke.

Robert Gehrke: The Legislature can declare an end to COVID, but hundreds of thousands of our neighbors have long weeks ahead

By Robert Gehrke | April 10, 2021, 2:45 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Robert Gehrke.

Robert Gehrke: It’s unfathomable that we’re still sending kids to schools that could collapse in an earthquake. It’s time to do better.

By Robert Gehrke | April 7, 2021, 12:19 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Robert Gehrke.

Robert Gehrke: Utah needs a workable, certain path for homeless residents, even if that means another shelter

By Robert Gehrke | April 5, 2021, 12:04 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Robert Gehrke.

Robert Gehrke: How Utah became a digital privacy leader, while making a few mistakes along the way

By Robert Gehrke | April 4, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

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Robert Gehrke: How Salt Lake County Republicans failed women within their ranks

By Robert Gehrke | March 31, 2021, 4:44 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency, and his wife, Harriet, leave the Saturday afternoon session of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 187th Semiannual General Conference, September 28, 2017, in Salt Lake City.

Robert Gehrke: Uchtdorf donations highlight a delicate political tightrope LDS leaders must walk

By Robert Gehrke | March 30, 2021, 1:58 p.m.

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Robert Gehrke: Once again, inland port leaders are proving they don’t want to consider public concerns

By Robert Gehrke | March 29, 2021, 1:21 p.m.

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Robert Gehrke: Utah is in a severe drought and we must act

By Robert Gehrke | March 27, 2021, 2:29 p.m.

(Eliza Earle | The New York Times) Safety officials help people outside of the Boulder King Soopers grocery store after a shooting that killed multiple people in Boulder, Colo., on Monday, March 22, 2021.

Robert Gehrke: Preventing mass shootings will require action from Republican lawmakers, but don’t hold your breath

By Robert Gehrke | March 24, 2021, 12:08 p.m.

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Robert Gehrke: Live music is returning to Utah. Are we ready for it?

By Robert Gehrke | March 22, 2021, 6:55 p.m.

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Robert Gehrke: The vaccine is working. Here are three Utah stats that prove it.

By Robert Gehrke | March 22, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

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Robert Gehrke: From New York to Salt Lake County, these politicians blame ‘cancel culture’ for their misdeeds

By Robert Gehrke | March 15, 2021, 1:37 p.m.

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Robert Gehrke: Salt Lake City is grappling with 5G cell towers. Your city may be next.

By Robert Gehrke | March 14, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

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Robert Gehrke: Here are four bills Utah Gov. Spencer Cox should veto

By Robert Gehrke | March 10, 2021, 7:47 p.m.

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Robert Gehrke: Utah takes big step on deregulation, but this first-of-its-kind move has me worried

By Robert Gehrke | March 7, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

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Robert Gehrke: Utah legislators are pushing a quick exit from COVID restrictions, but these steps are more critical

By Robert Gehrke | March 3, 2021, 6:13 p.m.

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Robert Gehrke: Utah lawmakers still need to get these police reforms past the finish line

By Robert Gehrke | March 2, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

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Robert Gehrke: Utah lawmakers opted for a tax break for the well-off instead of helping the working-class

By Robert Gehrke | February 28, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Robert Gehrke.

Robert Gehrke: In a mind-boggling vote to allow DIY rape kits, Utah’s Republican legislators condoned exploiting victims

By Robert Gehrke | February 27, 2021, 12:22 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Robert Gehrke.

Robert Gehrke: Utah’s predatory rental practices need a fresh look

By Robert Gehrke | February 23, 2021, 9:40 p.m.

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Robert Gehrke: How Utah lawmakers tried to keep vape shops away from schools and why it didn’t work

By Robert Gehrke | February 23, 2021, 2:10 p.m.

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Robert Gehrke: Anti-trans bills pose test for Utah’s Spencer Cox

By Robert Gehrke | February 17, 2021, 4:24 p.m.

(Courtesy photos) Jill Hansen Holker was an intensive care nurse caring for COVID-19 patients in Utah County until she caught the virus in the fall. She spent two months on life support until receiving a double lung transplant in January. Now in February 2021, she is breathing on her own and out of intensive care.

Robert Gehrke: A Utah nurse is on the mend, finally a dramatic COVID-19 story with a happy ending

By Robert Gehrke | February 15, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

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Robert Gehrke: Utah must learn from its mistakes and focus vaccine efforts on minority communities

By Robert Gehrke | February 14, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

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Robert Gehrke: Billboard companies want Utah’s Legislature to steamroll cities, so do these other special interests

By Robert Gehrke | February 10, 2021, 1:00 p.m.