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Interviews focusing on community issues and events.

JR Bird Utah’s 3rd Congressional Campaign Announced

In an interview with Steve Evans on  Newtalk KVEL 104.5.  JR Bird discussed reasons for switching from a US Senate run to canditate for Utah’s 3rd Congressional District which includes the Uintah Basin. Interview aired on January 3rd 2024 on KVEL. 

John Curtis US Senate Campaign Launch

by Basin Now | January 3, 2024

John Curtis For US Senate 

Listen to John Curtis’ campaign announcement for Utah’s US Senate seat being vacated by Mitt Romney. KVEL 104.5 aired this interview at 5 p.m. on Januay 3rd 2024. 

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. 

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

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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