Let Utah Vote Coalition strongly opposes bills they say would undercut public's right to ballot initiatives

  • January 31, 2024
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Find out more during Rallies and Resources on RadioACTive at 6PM. Plus, Garbage Bag Girl author Celeste Edmunds, Utah Rivers Council with a $10M alert, and Ways of Water with Connor Estes.

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The Let Utah Vote coalition held a press conference today shining a light on what they say is lawmakers' attempt to cut off public access to ballot initiatives. They called for support in opposing H.J.R. 14 -- Proposal to Amend Utah Constitution - Statewide Initiatives (Rep. Kyle, J) and H.B. 284 -- Initiative Amendments (Rep. Kyle, J). Speakers featured on tonight's show included:

Zach Frankel of Utah Rivers Council, which issued an alert late this afternoon about a $10 million appropriation for the proposed Cove Reservoir Dam on the East Fork of the Virgin River near Zion National Park. 

  • Feb. 1: House Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environmental Quality Appropriations Subcommittee, 8:00 am in Senate Building Room 210. The meeting can be listened to virtually at this website.

Celeste L. Edmunds, executive director of The Christmas Box International. Nick Burns talked with Edmunds about Garbage Bag Girl, her story of being raised by addicted parents and, at a young age, learning to survive and protect siblings from rapists and drug dealers. 

RadioACTive's Connor Estes with another installment of Ways of Water. Tonight: Connor visited the new Water Reclamation Center in Salt Lake City and talked with Jamie West the Water Reclamation Administrator for Salt Lake City.

Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Questions, comments, or suggestions for the show? Email radioactive@krcl.org. Tonight's RadioACTive team included: