Peter Cooke

Politics
5:13 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

Cooke Pledges Support to Minority Communities

Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Peter Cooke speaks to leaders from Utah's minority communities
Terry Gildea

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Peter Cooke gathered leaders from Utah minority communities Friday to outline his policy on immigration in the state. 

Cooke praised leaders from the state’s Hispanic, Asian and Middle Eastern communities among others.  He pledged he would restore the state Office of Ethnic Affairs and pointed to the Utah Compact as guide for how his administration would handle immigration policy.

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Politics
5:47 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Peter Cooke Slams Health Care Compact A Week After Its Chief Sponsor Suggests Same Changes

Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Peter Cooke criticized Utah’s involvement in a multi-state plan to take over the administration of Medicare but some key republicans also think that’s a bad idea.

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Education
3:11 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Peter Cooke: Income Tax Should Fund Public Schools

Peter Cooke, Democratic candidate for governor of Utah
Dan Bammes

The Democratic candidate for governor of Utah is promising to increase the share of Utah's state revenue spent on public schools, even if he has to change the state constitution to do it.

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