Many debated whether a misdemeanor drug charge deserved a 4-month jail sentence.
When it comes to high-speed internet, we can’t afford to leave rural America behind, writes David Ferro.
Deciding who goes free and who dies in prison has got to be hard, but I feel like board members often have to do it with their eyes closed and one arm tied behind their backs, inmate Brian Wood writes.
“Two recent personal events have made me realize just how twisted our public discourse about health care has become,” writes E. Kent Winward.
“f the United States cannot participate in global discussions, then it cannot lead,” writes Jeff Steagall. “And if America does not lead, which nation will, and where will it lead the world?”
“Utahns have the chance to set a new course – to prove not only that life is elevated in Utah, but so is our political system,” writes Richard Davis.
Diverting Bear River water from the Great Salt Lake is a bad idea, according to Heather Dover and Deborah Drain. And it isn’t necessary.
“There are a lot of factors that play into the amount of time a convict receives,” inmate Brian Wood writes. “I’d like to say they are carefully considered ones, but that’s not exactly how it works.”
“Nightmares are born out of the dark, and that is where the Senate has left us — in the dark,” writes E. Kent Winward.