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Aimee Winder Newton
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My first op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune about why I'm a Republican...

"Despite the Republican turmoil nationally and in Utah, one thing remains: I am a Republican. Not because I love our presumed nominee (I don’t). And not because I always agree 100 percent with all the party leaders (I don’t). I’m a Republican because I believe that the core values of the Republican Party offer the brightest hope for our nation." - Aimee Winder Newton, Salt Lake County Councilwoman and Republican National Delegate
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Don't miss your neighborhood caucus on March 22!
Some of my constituents have asked me to give more information on Neighborhood Caucuses. A caucus is a meeting sponsored by political parties where you and your neighbors from your voting precinct meet together once every two years. At this meeting, a few d...
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Is the Equestrian Park a good use of taxpayer dollars?
What should be done about the Salt Lake County Equestrian Park? The taxpayers of Salt Lake County subsidize the Equestrian Center in South Jordan to the tune of $900,000 per year. Is that the highest and best use of this area and our taxpayer dollars? Durin...
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Senior Policy Advisor position
Today I received the news that my senior policy advisor, Adam Gardiner, is moving on to bigger and better things. He accepted a new job at Utah Interactive. As sad as I am to lose Adam, I am excited that he gets this great opportunity. I am now taking resum...
Senior Policy Advisor position
Senior Policy Advisor position
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Urban County Caucus
Several months ago I was talking with some colleagues about the role of Salt Lake County within the Utah Association of Counties (UAC). This conversation continued at the annual UAC conference when I asked county commissioners from Davis, Weber, and Utah co...
Urban County Caucus
Urban County Caucus
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Criminal Justice Funds Allocated by Council
During our budget discussions , the Salt Lake County Council passed a tax extension for criminal justice reform. Two weeks ago, Councilmember Jenny Wilson and I put together a two-day retreat to dive into our criminal justice system and identify priorities ...
Criminal Justice Funds Allocated by Council
Criminal Justice Funds Allocated by Council
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SL County Council Passes Resolution Encouraging Citizens to Attend Caucuses on March 22
Today the Salt Lake County Council is expected to pass a resolution encouraging county facilities and programs to make accommodations for citizens to attend their neighborhood caucus on Tuesday, March 22. The resolution, sponsored by Republican Councilwoman...
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AAA Bond Rating
Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams praised his fiscal management team and the Salt Lake County Council after receiving notice that Fitch Ratings, a national ratings firm, has assigned new, higher financial ratings to Salt Lake County bonds, including its tr...
AAA Bond Rating
AAA Bond Rating
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Salt Lake County Council passes the 2016 budget!
Over the past few weeks the Salt Lake County Council has been scrutinizing the budget. We approved $1.6 million in cuts and included funding for indigent defense, deferred
maintenance, and criminal justice reform. Tonight the council finalized and passed th...
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