RadioACTive: March 18, 2019

  • March 18, 2019
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Grassroots groups join RadioACTive to recap and rate the 2019 General Session of the Utah Legislature. Plus, Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer.

Tonight's lineup:

James Dao, The New York TimesOp-Ed Editor, on opinion journalism in the age of fake news. It's a subject he'll address tomorrow night during the 2018–19 Kim T. Adamson Lecture at Westminster College. The event is free and open to the public—no tickets required. For more information, click here. To hear an extended interview with Dao, use the media player below:

Stronger beer and hate crimes laws, inland port gets muddier, tax reform blues, and more as RadioACTive talks wins and losses with the grassroots groups that have been keeping an eye on #ThePeoplesBusiness for us this year:

  • Emily Walsh, Catherine Weller and Vickie Samuelson of the League of Women Voters of Utah. The League is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Attend one of the league's legislative wrap-up meetings:
    • March 19: Weber/Davis Unit, 7:00 p.m. at the Pleasant Valley Library
    • March 21: Salt Lake Unit, 6:00 p.m. at St. Pauls' Episcopal Church
    • March 26: Park City Unit, 11:00 a.m. at the Park City Public Library

Grassroots groups with an environmental review of this year's legislative session included:


Got a story you'd like to share on the show? Record a voice memo on your smart phone, then email it to Keep it under 3 minutes and be sure to include a name and phone number in the message.

RadioACTive is a production of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah. Tonight's team included:

  • Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones   
  • Assoc. Producer/Host:  Billy Palmer
  • Volunteer: Tommy Sutter