Utahns deserve a reliable and efficient transportation system that delivers top-notch infrastructure at the most affordable price. And our state's transportation projects rank among the nation's best planned and most efficiently built.

Unfortunately, the federal highway bill the United States Senate is voting on this week only perpetuates the worst aspects of Washington's broken system.
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After making sure the ESEA reauthorization isn’t used to expand Washington’s control over early-childhood education and care, Congress must advance reforms that empower parents — with flexibility and choice — to do what’s in the best interest of their children.
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Congress has a choice to make, with a deadline of June 30. It can either renew the authorization of the Export-Import Bank — a taxpayer-backed credit agency that picks winners and losers in the marketplace — or let it expire and begin the bank's orderly winding-down.
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One of the great triumphs of the so-called environmental movement was the passage of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in 1969. But in the subsequent decades, the ESA has done more to inhibit economic activity, undermine local conservation efforts, and commandeer private property, than it has done to protect endangered species.

Few understand this better than the citizens of southwest Utah.
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Tomorrow the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case involving four separate lawsuits, each dealing with the same question: does the U.S. Constitution require the redefinition of marriage?

The answer is simple: there is nothing in the Constitution prohibiting the states from retaining the traditional definition of marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
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Most years we talk about the need for comprehensive tax reform only on tax day, when our opposition to the current code reaches its annual peak. Let's make this year different. This year, let's recommit ourselves to achieving pro-growth, pro-family tax reform not just on tax day, but every day.
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