Tag: Deseret

Will the Democrats’ spending bill leave faith-based day care in the dust?

Carol Wood, director of First Baptist Child Development Center, and the Rev. Curtis Price play with children at First Baptist Church in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. | Laura Seitz, Deseret News Some religious freedom advocates want the Democratic Party to adjust proposed funding rules Top...

Could obsession with election fraud sink the GOP?

Illustration by Zoë Petersen Republican candidates who promote election denialism to win their primaries could face a very different electorate in next year’s general election Elections are about the future, so why are so many Republicans making next year’s midterms about the past? In races across the country, top...

Sick of spam texts? So is the FCC

Photo Illustration by Zoë Petersen Sick of spam texts? So is the FCC The Federal Communications Commission may soon consider a proposal that would look to stop robot spam texts. Per ZD Net, FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel has revealed new rules that would make wireless carriers — like...

Why Sen. Joe Manchin wants to change the rules on who gets a child tax credit

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., a key holdout vote on President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda, chairs a hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. An income cap and a work requirement are rules Manchin says he will hold out...

How a rural Utah school district connects with kids who ‘flip their lids’

Carie Monroe, a refocus coordinator, plays a game called You Know with fourth graders Andrew and Paxton at Pahvant Elementary School in Richfield on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021. From bus drivers to educators to custodians, employees of Sevier School District have been undergoing training to make intentional connections with...