Kraig Powell

2014 Elections
12:38 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

State Legislature Candidates Vastly Differ In Spending

Three races for the Utah Legislature affect Summit County. The campaign finance reports handed in by the candidates show some remarkable differences. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Election Forum
1:18 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

District 54 Candidates Want To Add A Reasonable Voice To Legislature

Glenn Wright (D) left and Kraig Powell (R)

Utah's District 54 encompasses much of Wasatch County and Park City proper. Both candidates - Kraig Powell and Glenn Wright - running for the seat in the Utah House of Representatives gave their platforms at Monday's candidate forum. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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2014 Elections
10:53 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Powell And Wright Face Off At Rotary Club

The two candidates running for House District 54 appeared before Park City Rotary on Tuesday. The incumbent Republican Kraig Powell and his Democratic challenger Glenn Wright traded opinions on education funding, the environment and public lands. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
4:43 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Powell Navigates Same-sex Policies While Running For Fourth Term

Representative Kraig Powell is seeking a fourth term to represent Utah House District 54. In his candidate interview with KPCW, Powell said he's a person who avoids extremes in politics, and thus is able to represent both the Park City area, as well as Wasatch County. Rick Brough has more on Powell's comments, including the effects of this week's U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision on state law, and education issues.

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Local News
1:06 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Powell Talks About AG Arrests In The Year

Park City's representative to the state legislature Kraig Powell says Tuesday's arrest of the state's formal Attorneys General gives pause to how government officials conduct themselves and is something he believes lawmakers will continue to scruntinize at next year's legislative session. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Utah Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control
1:43 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Powell Talks About Alcoholic Beverages For Special Events

The Utah Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control has come under fire in the media recently as it has scrutinized and impeded permitting for alcoholic beverages for special events. It may be because the agency is left to interpret what the legislature hands down. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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5:05 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Summit County Preliminary Rounds Are Up And Going

The state Democratic and Republican conventions this weekend had some significant results for Summit County voters. 
Park City Democrat Donna McAleer won the nomination for the second time, to oppose Rep. Rob Bishop for Utah's first Congressional District Seat. At the GOP gathering, three legislators who represent Summit County easily defeated their challenges. Rick Brough has more.

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Governor Herbert
5:20 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Student's Initiative To Garner Visit From Governor

Utah Governor Gary Herbert is scheduled to visit a group of Heber City high school students today, who urged lawmakers this year to pass a bill allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to serve as election poll workers. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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6:05 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Wright To Run Against Powell For House District Chair

Summit County Democratic Chairman Glenn Wright says he is planning to run for House District 54, challenging incumbent Kraig Powell. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:56 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Kraig Powell On Billing

While state lawmakers this session won't be able to come close to getting to all the bills that were filed, some headway is being made. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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