Rising interest rates are making a tight housing market even harder for homebuyers. But Boyd looks at a new opinion piece outlining why they're an even bigger problem for a nation's $30 Trillion in debt. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Today, President Biden called on Senators to drop the filibuster to pass federal abortion rights protections, while Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin pointed the finger at Senators Joe Manchin and Krysten Sinema as the main stumbling blocks to getting anything done. But James Wallner with The R Street Institute says the reality is there are plenty of ways to pass legislation even with the filibuster. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hundreds of Ukrainian refugees will be coming to the state of Utah soon. How long will they stay here and what can we do to help them? Aden Batar from Catholic Community Services has details. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On the 4th of July we'll celebrate some of our first freedoms: freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion. But why were these liberties so important to our nation's founders? Boyd sat down with retired Senator Joe Lieberman in New York this week about how they connect us and create a more civil society. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Congress loves to tell you that their hands are tied and that someone, or something, is holding them back from passing timely, important laws that will save the American republic. Boyd looks at why that's not true and how Congress has a lot more power to make and pass laws then they let on. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Following some very high-profile rulings from The Supreme Court this month over several contentious issues...many regular Americans and several lawmakers are questioning the very institution of the Court itself and calling for radical changes. But how should actually view the institution of The Supreme Court? Adam J. White from The American Enterprise Institute, who also served on President Biden's Supreme Court Commission, shows the challenges and opportunities moving forward. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The past few years have in many ways frayed the fabric of the United States: From the 2020 election to January 6th to President Biden's crisis-ridden first year in office. The New York Times' Jonathan Martin has a new book on these last few tumultuous years, "This Will Not Pass: Trump, Biden, and the Battle for America's Future". He chats with Boyd about what we've learned and how we can move forward. Jonathan will also be speaking at a free event moderated by Utah Governor Spencer Cox at The Hinckley Institute of Politics today. For more information, please visit: https://www.hinckley.utah.edu/calendar/2022/6/20/thisshallnotpass See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Alex Kirry and Scott Mitchell are joined by KSL-TV's Sam Farnsworth to get his thoughts on the Utah Jazz hiring Will Hardy and what to expect. Follow UnRivaled onTwitter,InstagramandFacebook for more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
While many Americans believe our country is too divided to be saved, Boyd chats about why he disagrees. Plus, today is primary day in Utah. Boyd reminds everyone that tomorrow morning is more important than election day itself. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
If you were caught in a flood--either at home or on the road--would you know what to do? Keith Paul from The Red Cross gives us important advice during this week's ‘Be Ready Utah' segment. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
University of Utah President Taylor Randall is on a statewide tour to share the university's 6 new commitments. He joins Boyd to discuss the new compact with the community and why it's important. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
With all the news recently, it's easy to forget that rising crime is a huge issue motivating voters across the country. That's a major change from just a couple of years ago, when the death of George Floyd put a new focus on criminal justice reform. But is there still space for criminal justice reform? Sarah Anderson with The R Street Institute outlines how we get reforms that work without letting criminals off the hook. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Two former generals are calling on Americans to rediscover our core values to strengthen our country, because current political division is a threat to our national security. Boyd looks at what they said. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
It's Primary Election Day in Utah! Right now, Utahns are casting their ballots in 4 congressional races, a senate race, and some contested state legislative races. Jason Perry from The Hinckley Institute of Politics breaks down what voters should know about today's election and what to expect. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The January 6th Committee heard from a top aide of former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, who testimony about what happened that day. Boyd discusses why and why not this might not add to the committee's case against President Trump. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A poll released yesterday says that almost half of all Americans believe the US will "cease to be a democracy in the future." But British Prime Minister Boris Johnson disagrees. Why? Boyd looks at a fascinating interview he gave to CNN and what other countries see in America that Americans don't. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On Friday, the Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade in a historic 5-4 decision. While conservatives celebrate the ruling, how are Utah Democrats reacting to the news? State Representative Angela Romero gives a look at what Democrats are feeling and the legislation that might be proposed in the next session. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Primary Day is less than 24 hours away, and candidates are doing the rounds, giving their final pitches. The Republicans in the running for Utah's Congressional District 1, Tina Cannon, Andrew Badger, and Congressman Blake Moore, spoke to Inside Sources today and delivered their last message to voters before the election. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.