Can Congress return to civility?

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Salt Lake City, Utah- (ABC4 News) – During a farewell speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate, Utah Senator Orrin Hatch challenged his colleagues to be more civil.

He reflected on a time when he says the Senate was living up to its reputation as the “world’s most deliberative body” and getting things done.

Are the days of working together on meaningful legislation over? And, how did we get to this point?

Former state Representative Holly Richardson and former state Senator Scott Howell debate that and some of the other big stories of the week in this week’s Inside Utah Politics Panel discussion. 

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 Glen is honored to be delivering the news of the day every weeknight at 5, 6, and 10 in his home state. He is an award-winning veteran journalist, who joined the ABC4 News team as a weekend anchor in June 2013. Over the years, he held various positions at the station as he worked his way up to the main anchor chair. He also serves as our Senior Political Correspondent and hosts Inside Utah Politics, which airs every Sunday. The Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has recognized Glen as the best government and military television reporter in the state. Before returning home to Utah, he spent 11 1/2 years developing his journalism skills in other states. He held various on-air and management positions at KPVI in Pocatello, Idaho, WGBA in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and KKCO in Grand Junction, Colorado during that time. Read More...