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Season 1 | Episode 10

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Female Legislators Rise Up

Utah lags behind the nation in female representation in the state legislature, and no women currently represent the state in the U.S. Congress. How have political priorities differed between men and women on a local level, and what impact does this difference in representation have on policy decisions? We hear from local women leaders already serving, and those trying to shift the imbalance.

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Utah's Leading Women Legislators

After nearly 20 years, Rep. Patrice Arent will be retiring at the end of the year from her career at the Utah Legislature. Meanwhile, 28-year-old Rep. Candice Pierucci is just starting her political journey. She’s Utah’s youngest legislator. Hear from each of these female leaders about life at the Utah Legislature.

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