Rod Arquette Show Rundown-Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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Coming up at 4 pm today on the Rod Arquette Show on Talk Radio 105.9 KNRS, Phill Wright, a member of the Utah GOP Central Committee, joins the show to discuss several bylaw change propositions that could open the door for the party to expel any candidate who takes the signature-gathering route to a party primary, as well as actively oppose a candidate who didn’t go through the convention system.  Plus, Salt Lake City Councilman Charlie Luke joins the show to discuss the approval the council has given to a half-penny sales tax hike to help generate the money for transit and street projects, affordable housing initiatives, and hiring new police officers.  See below for a full rundown of today’s program.

Rod Arquette Show Daily Rundown - Wednesday, May 2, 2018

4:05 pm: Local farmer Alan Bangerter joins the show to update us on his battle with the city of Farmington over land he owns that the city and the Utah Department of Transportation want to use to build soccer fields

4:20 pm: Phill Wright, a member of the Utah GOP Central Committee, joins the show to discuss several bylaw change propositions that could open the door for the party to expel any candidate who takes the signature-gathering route to a party primary, as well as actively oppose a candidate who didn’t go through the convention system

4:35 pm: The Environmental Protection Agency has sent a new written warning to the state of Utah regarding the state’s high pollution levels and has given the state three years to solve the issue or be faced with an official action plan.  Rod speaks about the issue with Bryce Bird of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality

5:05 pm: Derek Miller, the new President of the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce, joins the show to give us the details of a new affordable housing initiative launched by the chamber

6:05 pm: Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor of the Deseret News, joins the show for his weekly visit with Rod about the world of politics

6:20 pm: Salt Lake City Councilman Charlie Luke joins the show to discuss the approval the council has given to a half-penny sales tax hike to help generate the money for transit and street projects, affordable housing initiatives, and hiring new police officers

6:35 pm: Gwen Crist, Board Chair of Slow Food Utah, joins Rod to discuss an op-ed she co-wrote in the Salt Lake Tribune saying Farmington should leave its farms intact instead of ripping them out for soccer fields

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