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Community Outreach Programming

Interviews focusing on community issues and events.

Uinta Rail Team Members

The Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) December 2021 approval of the construction and operation of the Uinta Basin Railway was struck down by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on August 18th. Project team members address future of the railway project and options available. 

Congressman John Curtis Congressional Outreach Uintah Basin

by Basin Now | August 7th, 2023

Uintah County Property Tax Reduction

In an unprecedented move, Uintah County Commissioners voted to reduce the county’s portion of property tax by nearly 37%. Commissioners Bill Stringer, Bart Haslem and Uintah County Budget Officer, Mark Caldwell answer questions regarding county finances and the impact this will have on tax payers in Uintah County during this inflationary and volatile economy. This special interest program aired on Newstalk KVEL on June 7, 2022.

Declaration of Impending U.S. Energy Crisis

by Basin Now | July 12th, 2023

Moon Lake Electric Association General Manager Yankton Johnson

Moon Lake Electric has joined a growing force of federal, state and civic leaders demanding that
the Biden Administration course correct the current U.S. energy policy before an energy crisis
ensues. Learn about the supply and demand nature of this industry and how it may affect rural
American citizens health, safety and welfare. Interview aired on KVEL July 11, 2023

Sound of Freedom Movie

Are our children safe? Paul Hutchinson, Founder and Chairman of the Child Liberation Foundation and one of the executive producers of the Sound of Freedom movie addresses the epidemic of child trafficking in the US and abroad. He provides a chilling warning to parents and government leaders about the growing vulnerability of our children. Interview aired on KVEL on 7-10-23

ESG and our Economy

by Marlo Oaks Utah State Treasurer | April 2023

Social, Environmental and Governance (ESG) scoring affects corporate access to capital. It rewards companies who meet certain social and enviromental standards and punishes those who don’t. Utah State Treasurer, Marlo Oaks is an outspoken opponent of ESG scoring and addresses his concerns during this 20 minute interview aired on Newstalk KVEL on April 7, 2023.  

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