In partnership with the University of Utah Hinckley Institute of Politics, The Hinckley Report provides insight and analysis into Utah news and pressing political issues as they relate to the state. Hosted by Jason Perry with guest Utah journalists.

Funding for The Hinckley Report is provided by the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation and the Cleone P. Eccles Endowment.

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Previous Episodes

Utah Rates its Elected Officials

Fri, April 14th, 2017

Speculation over Orrin Hatch’s seat, Democrats gear up for a visit from Bernie Sanders, And a new poll shows how Utah’s officials are ranked against their national peers.

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Utah Rates its Elected Officials

The future of Hatch’s seat, a visit from Bernie Sanders, and how our officials are ranked.

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Ambassador Huntsman and The Salt Lake Tribune's Pulitzer

The group talks about Ambassador Huntsman and Utahns' view of the media.

The Gorsuch Nomination

Fri, April 7th, 2017

Did Utah’s senators play a part in the “Nuclear Option” to break the Supreme Court filibuster?  Utah’s representatives still face hostile crowds….what are their constituents saying? Also, where do Utahns get their news?  And the UTA and the future of public transit.

KUTV’s Heidi Hatch, the Salt Lake Tribune’s Robert Gehrke, and KUER’s Terry Gildea join host Jason Perry for this week’s roundtable.

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The Gorsuch Nomination

Utah Senators and the nuclear option. Hostile town halls. Where do Utahns get their news?

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Opioids and Gender Pay Gap

This week's discussion continues as the panel talks opioids and the gender pay gap.

The GOP Marches On

Fri, March 31st, 2017

Gov. Herbert decides whether to veto bills. A majority of Utahns approve of Pres. Trump. The state of Salt Lake's Homeless Shelters.

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The GOP Marches On

Gov. Herbert decides what to veto. Utah supports Trump. What’s next for homeless shelters.

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New Alcohol Law and gutting the EPA

The group continues to talk about the 0.05% DUI law and the gutting of the EPA.

Civility in Politics

Fri, March 17th, 2017

This week’s Hinckley Report is devoted to Civility in Politics. Has politics always been this way? What is our responsibility as citizens?

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Civility in Politics

A deep dive into civility in politics in this special edition of The Hinckley Report.

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The Resistance and being Civil

The panel talks about the public's resistance to the 2016 election in terms of civility.

The Hinckley Report - Legislative Recap

Fri, March 10th, 2017

The 2017 Utah Legislative Session is over. What are the takeaways? Analysis of the GOP’s travel ban and Healthcare plan.

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Legislative Recap

Reviewing the Utah Legislative Session. Analyzing the GOP travel ban and healthcare plan.

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Outdoor Retailers

The panel continues with the Outdoor Retailers pull out and trying to get them to return.

Republican Conundrum

Fri, February 24th, 2017

State lawmakers debate complicated bills. Controversy over immigration. How Utah Leaders can work with President Trump.

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Republican Conundrum

Utah Republicans reflect on their party. Ongoing controversy over immigration policies.

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Political Balance on Boards

The panel talks about Republican/Democrat balance on government appointed boards.