With the November election 10 weeks away, the criticism going back and forth between six-term Congressman Jim Matheson and Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love is heating up. On Tuesday, Utah’s only Democrat in Congress held a press conference to address what he says is a key difference in between the two: access to financial aid for college students.
“College costs have grown at a very fast rate and quite frankly the student aide hasn’t kept up. This is not the time to make it even harder for kids to go to college.”
Tonight at the Republican National Convention, it will be Utah’s turn in the sun, even if there’s not much sun to be had in Tampa, Florida, with a storm making its way through the region. And it’s an especially meaningful year for the Utah GOP, as Mitt Romney, a longtime popular figure in the Beehive State and representative of the state’s dominant religion, will accept the party’s nomination for president. Jeff Robinson spoke with Utah Republican Party Chairman Thomas Wright, who joined him from the convention.