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It looks like a cardboard cut-out of Park City's Congressman will be the star of the show at a town hall meeting Tuesday night.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

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Congressman Rob Bishop will not attend a town hall in Utah on April 18th, despite one group's very visible request for him to come.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

On today's Utah's Politics Now, Park City School Board candidates Petra Butler and Moe Hickey debate the issues surrounding local education.  Park City Assistant Manager Matt Dias explains why city council voted to put a $25M bond on the ballot which, if approved, would go towards the possible purchase of Bonanza Flats.  And finally, Dr. Peter Clemens, the democratic candidate for Utah District 1 explains why he would do a better job than incumbent Congressman Rob Bishop* (R) if elected.   *Congressman Bishop was invited to be on the show with Dr. Clemens, but he declined.  

On today's show, host Renai Bodley talks to Utah Representative Rob Bishop about this week's congressional hearing on his Public Lands Initiative.  Park City Planning Commission Chairman Adam Strachan talks about the public tour of the Treasure Hill development site.  Park City Councilwoman Cindy Matsumoto gives an update on last night's meeting where council discussed the Library Field and the Special Events Advisory Committee.  Grammy winner Sting talks about why he picked Utah audiences to be the first to see his Broadway show after it left the Great White Way.

Summit County Council Rejects Rep. Bishop's Draft

Feb 12, 2016

The Summit County Council says they don't agree with the draft of Utah's Public Lands Initiative submitted by Rep. Rob Bishop. The council decided Wednesday it will resubmit the proposal it ratified last spring, after consulting with all stakeholders, for Summit County's wilderness and high Uintas forest lands. Rick Brough has more.

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A plan that took three years to develop is under attack from one of the groups that helped make it.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

Here's a link to the Public Lands Initative Discussion Draft.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Cheryl Fox, director of Summit Land Conservancy: Summit County Manager Tom Fisher about Wednesday's County Council meeting; PCHS Band Teacher Bret Hughes has details about this year's Sweetheart Gala on February 12th, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) Attorney David Garbett discusses their opposition to Congressman Rob Bishop's Wilderness Bill and North Summit School District Superintendent Jerre Homes announces the school board's decision to switch all of their light bulbs to LED.

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Is it a bird, a harbinger of the future of the American West, or both?  On September 22, 2015,  Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced the Greater Sage Grouse would NOT be put on the Endangered Species List.   It’s what conservatives had hoped for, so why is this announcement by the Obama Administration being criticized by Utah Congressman Rob Bishop?  KPCW’s Renai Bodley explains.

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Tuesday evening's first election debate between Republicant incumbent Rob Bishop and Democratic challenger Donna McAleer in Utah's First Congressional District revealed some distinct differences between the two candidates. Leslie Thatcher has more.

  Franci Eisenberg contributed to this article.

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The only public debate between the candidates for the first congressional district pointed out the many partisan differences between the two candidates. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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