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Benjamin Wood
Government reporter for , host of , periodic Ukulele player and connoisseur of all things interesting. A quote means they said it, not me.
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Benjamin Wood 4h
Replying to @BjaminWood
I googled it and apparently I’m not the only person to make a variation of this joke. The internet — what a time to be alive.
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Benjamin Wood 4h
Psst... If Regis had an evil doppelgänger, his name would be “Egregious Philbin” Thanks everyone, I’ll show myself out.
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Benjamin Wood Feb 17
They’ve wiped out Prop 2 and Prop 3, but lawmakers say Utah’s anti-gerrymandering initiative may survive — for now, via
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Benjamin Wood Feb 16
Replying to @cboyack
Also, 2019 lol
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Benjamin Wood Feb 16
Replying to @cboyack
Lazy media criticism in 2018, folks
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Rachel Piper Feb 16
Yesterday the LDS Church announced missionaries can contact their families much more frequently — a change called for by former missionary Maddy. Based on what church leaders said in 2018, we should be seeing more changes/updates soon.
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Political Cornflakes Feb 15
On party-line vote, Utah House approves banning abortions based on fetal Down syndrome diagnosis
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Benjamin Wood Feb 15
‘It’s about 50-50’: Proposed hate-crimes legislation hits a snag among Utah Senate Republicans, via
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Benjamin Wood Feb 15
It’s been a looooooooong week at the Legislature. And yet, somehow I suddenly find myself with the strength to go on...
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Benjamin Wood Feb 15
You know you wanted to hear more about the state flag debate.
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Benjamin Wood Feb 15
Replying to @BjaminWood
Adams is asked about the math, since all 6 Senate dems are, presumably, in support of Thatcher's hate crimes bill. He says there's a political element to moving without caucus support, and that Sen. Thatcher is looking to build consensus
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Benjamin Wood Feb 15
In Senate availability, President Adams says there's not currently support in the majority caucus for Sen. Thatcher's hate crimes bill
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Benjamin Wood Feb 15
Replying to @_grammar_
Thank you
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Benjamin Wood Feb 15
Replying to @madalenamcneil
The rules committee is kind of it's own animal. Unless it's acting as a standing committee (it typically doesn't) it's excused from most of the other agenda and notice rules
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Benjamin Wood Feb 15
The 10 people who have voted on this are my favorite
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Benjamin Wood Feb 15
Replying to @BjaminWood
I don't call my parents weekly *now*, but my mom and dad (particularly my mom) would absolutely have demanded a weekly phone call if I was allowed to make one during my mission (Brazil, Recife '06-'08)
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Benjamin Wood Feb 15
Replying to @RLaRe_
Yeah I brought that up during our interview. They prefer the word “sustainable”
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Benjamin Wood Feb 15
Whoa, indeed 😮
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Benjamin Wood Feb 15
Or as the governor and legislative leadership say (ad nauseam), how do you feel about "broadening the base and lowering the rate"?
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Benjamin Wood Feb 14
‘The problem is immediate and the solution is urgent’: Republican Utah lawmakers pitched on the need for sales tax reform in closed-door meetings, via
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