"Jewel Skousen is an accomplished woman at home, in business, and in the community!"

Exactly the Right Candidate, Right Now, for Utah House District #52

#1 Expand School Choice

I have eight children.  Six of them are currently school aged, two more will be soon.  As a mother I have volunteered in both public and private schools.  My children have attended public, charter and private schools over the years.  

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#2 Reform Family Law & Courts

Individuals who have had direct involvement with family law and the Utah family courts know best how frustrating, and sometimes how unjust the system can be.  Reform is needed, now!  No one knows and understands

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#3 Fight Gov’t Corruption

It may come as a surprise to some Utahns that we have a serious problem with Gov’t corruption.   The Center for Public Integrity just released – March 2012 – its 50 State, “State Integrity Investigation” and the Utah results are

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Jewel’s Video Message to Delegates: April 13, 2012

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Jewel’s Video Message to Delegates: April 13, 2012

This video is a short update I did while visiting the courthouse this morning.  Also, with all the media attention, I want to take a minute to re-emphasize why I’m running for Utah House District #52. 1. School Choice – finding legislative solutions to increase power to parents to choose the type of education options available for their own children. I’m convinced that we can find solutions that increase choice and increase the productivity of government schools and public school teachers. My vision is that since the UEA backed repeal of our comprehensive voucher program,...

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Women in Utah Politics: 2012

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Women in Utah Politics: 2012

Women in Utah Politics: 2012  A Response to the Salt Lake Tribune April 12, 2012 A friend of mine sent me a supportive message about my campaign a few days ago.  “Well behaved women rarely make history.”  I like the sentiment.  But, in Utah, women – well behaved or not – don’t make it into politics.  Of course there are exceptions, thankfully.  But with the tradition of being the first state in the union to give women the legal right to vote, Utah has the fewest women elected to the state legislature.  For republican women, the problem is even more...

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Cottage Meeting for Delegates: April 10, 2012

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Cottage Meeting for Delegates: April 10, 2012

COTTAGE MEETING Utah House District #52 Candidate: Jewel Skousen April 10, 2012 7:00PM  Location: Delegate Emily Barney’s Residence 14497 Russian Frost Drive (approx. 5310 West) Herriman, UT 84096 Questions: 801-822-2252 Note:  Thank you Emily Barney for being willing to host this cottage meeting in your...

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My Families’ Personal Experience & My Motivation

Posted by on Apr 8, 2012 in News and Updates | 1 comment

My Families’ Personal Experience & My Motivation

Recently, a few people have asked me about my personal experience with the government and also about my husband and his current legal fight. These experiences are at the core of why I’m running for office.  The reply below is my response. For those who are freedom loving patriots, and understand what America – and Utah – is facing today, your support and kind words have been greatly appreciated. I know that in an army of good people, like yourselves, there are those who will stand together and weed out the corruption, no matter what the cost! You will be able to understand...

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National Right to Work Committee: Utah 2012 Candidate Survey

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National Right to Work Committee: Utah 2012 Candidate Survey

I just completed the Utah 2012 Candidate Survey from the National Right to Work Committee.  I had already answered similar questions in response to the Utah Education Association Questionnaire, but enjoyed these questions and the issues raised.   For more detailed questions please don’t hesitate to contact me...

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