Kris Campbell and Kera Birkeland have a conversation about combating polarization and finding common ground, hosted by Dr. Dave Derezotes and KRCL. Then they dive into the emotional issue of abortion to learn what we can agree on.
The project, called “Every Voice Belongs: A Model for Inclusive Participation,” is intended to deepen connections and understanding across class and cultural divides throughout Park City, and hopefully, influence the redistricting process. The project will encourage participants to share their views and define their community boundaries so they can be considered when districts are redrawn.
The math on Amendment G doesn’t add up. Supporters say that one pot of money — income tax — is too volatile to fund one thing — education. So they want to stabilize education funding by funding one more thing — services for children and those with disabilities from that same one pot of money. Two things for the price of one?
One of those volunteers, Kris Campbell, testified at a legislative committee hearing on the proposed constitutional amendment that once again, voters are going to feel that they’ve been left out of the process because the education funding plan didn’t surface until late in the session, after being negotiated behind closed doors.