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Jeff Burningham’s Response to Representative Gibson on Tax Reform

Jeff Burningham’s Response to Representative Gibson on Tax Reform

View the Facebook post >>> When speaking to the Salt Lake Tribune, House Majority Leader Francis Gibson said candidates for Governor who criticized the tax reform bill “have no clue what this bill was about.” The leadership at the Capitol has told us that if we only understood what they were trying to do, we…

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Silicon Slopes Podcast: Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff Burningham

Silicon Slopes Podcast: Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff Burningham

Republican Jeff Burningham sat down with Clint Betts of Silicon Slopes to discuss the gubernatorial race and a number of issues. “I don’t think government does everything the best. That’s one of the problems when you become a career politician, you start to think that the government is the right answer for everything. And you…

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KSL Radio: Jeff on Dave and Dujanovic

KSL Radio: Jeff on Dave and Dujanovic

Jeff Burningham joined Dave Noriega and Debbie Dujanovic in studio to discuss tax reform. Jeff congratulated the referendum supporters for defeating the December tax reform bill. “This is grassroots Utah at its best. It’s an exciting day for the people of Utah. Our voices have been heard.” “We need a politically unentangled leader. Someone that’s…

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Video from St. George Gubernatorial Debate

Video from St. George Gubernatorial Debate

Jeff Burningham and the other Republican gubernatorial candidates (Greg Hughes, Aimee Winder Newton, Spencer Cox, Jon Huntsman, and Thomas Wright) participated in their first debate of 2020 on Thursday. Jeff Burningham said in his opening statement. “We all have the sense that the playbook that’s worked the last 15 years will not lead us into…

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Deseret News Op-ed: We’re asking the wrong questions in Utah’s tax reform

Deseret News Op-ed: We’re asking the wrong questions in Utah’s tax reform

Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Burningham recently published an opinion piece in Deseret News on Utah’s tax reform efforts. Frederic Bastiat once said, “There is only one difference between a bad economist and a good one: The bad economist confines himself to the visible effect; the good economist takes into account both the effect that can…

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KNRS: Jeff Burningham with Rod Arquette

KNRS: Jeff Burningham with Rod Arquette

Jeff Burningham, a candidate in the race for Utah Governor, joins the show to discuss his recent op-ed piece in which he says we need to discuss how tax reform will impact residents of Utah instead of how it impacts the government. “It’s easy to make tax decisions based on top-line numbers, but the key,…

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KSL Radio: Jeff and Sally Burningham with Doug Wright

KSL Radio: Jeff and Sally Burningham with Doug Wright

Jeff and Sally Burningham joined Doug Wright in studio to discuss running for governor. Doug asked how the family came to this big decision and what the kids though about it: “All the kids were excited, they’ve come to a lot of the counties here in Utah, travelled with us and been in a lot…

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Radio ad: Tale of Two Utahs rural radio ad

Radio ad: Tale of Two Utahs rural radio ad

The Burningham for Governor campaign released a new radio ad that will play dozens of radio stations in rural Utah. “It’s important that Utah voters have the information they need to make an informed decision when choosing our next governor,” Burningham campaign manager Adrielle Herring said. “We’re investing to ensure voters know there is a…

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Utah Policy: Burningham launches radio ad campaign targeting rural Utah voters

Utah Policy: Burningham launches radio ad campaign targeting rural Utah voters

“Too often, career politicians focus all their attention on the Wasatch front. But here in rural Utah, the heavy hand of government hinders our way of life,” says the narrator in the spot, making a specific appeal to rural voters. “He doesn’t come from wealth or privilege. Jeff is a self-made businessman who started with…

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KVEL Radio Vernal: Utah Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff Burningham

KVEL Radio Vernal: Utah Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff Burningham

“Politicians are enablers of the political system that’s made them. Entrepreneurs, like myself, are disrupters that make greater things possible for all.” Listen to Jeff’s interview in Vernal with Steve Evans.

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Utah Policy: Podcast Interview with GOP gubernatorial candidate Jeff Burningham

Utah Policy: Podcast Interview with GOP gubernatorial candidate Jeff Burningham

Provo businessman Jeff Burningham is the second Republican to jump into the 2020 gubernatorial race. He joins managing editor Bryan Schott to discuss why he’s running, how his background as an entrepreneur will translate to political office, medical marijuana, Medicaid expansion and what changes he would like to make to the state’s education system. Listen…

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Silicon Slopes: Utah Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff Burningham

Silicon Slopes: Utah Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff Burningham

In this episode we chat with businessman and Utah gubernatorial candidate Jeff Burningham. Burningham co-founded Peak Capital Partners, a real estate investment firm that now has over $2 billion in assets under management. In 2014, Burningham launched Peak Ventures, the first institutional venture capital fund in Utah County. Peak Ventures has invested in a number…

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Jeff Burningham announces run for governor

Jeff Burningham announces run for governor

The following is a transcript from Republican Jeff Burningham’s announcement speech given on September 10, 2019. As we gather here this morning, Utah is uniquely positioned to seize the moment, to shape its own destiny and step onto the world stage.

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Iron County Today: Southern Utah University Hosts Campaign Launch For Jeff Burningham

Iron County Today: Southern Utah University Hosts Campaign Launch For Jeff Burningham

Last week Southern Utah University hosted a gubernatorial campaign launch party for republican candidate, Jeff Burningham. Burningham, who has recently announced his candidacy at the Utah capital building on September 10, spoke to attendees of the launch party about his plans. He said that there needs to be new ways of thinking in the state…

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Southern Utah Post: Burningham launches his campaign for governor in Southern Utah

Southern Utah Post: Burningham launches his campaign for governor in Southern Utah

CEDAR CITY — Smaller government, less regulations and conservative values are the messages Jeff Burningham is spreading throughout the state in his first run for office. A newbie to the political arena, Burningham officially threw his hat into the governor’s race on the steps of Utah’s capitol last week, making him the second Republican contender…

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St George News: Gubernatorial candidate Jeff Burningham hosts Cedar City meet-and-greet, discusses platform

St George News: Gubernatorial candidate Jeff Burningham hosts Cedar City meet-and-greet, discusses platform

CEDAR CITY — Just four days after officially throwing his hat in the ring, Utah gubernatorial candidate Jeff Burningham visited Cedar City for an informal meet-and-greet Saturday night. Approximately 200 people gathered for the family-friendly public event, held in the Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center on the Southern Utah University campus. The attendees,…

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St George News: ‘We’re all one Utah’; candidate Burningham seeks to ensure Southern Utah has voice in state policy

St George News: ‘We’re all one Utah’; candidate Burningham seeks to ensure Southern Utah has voice in state policy

ST. GEORGE — After months of preparation, Jeff Burningham became the second Republican candidate to announce he will be running for Utah governor on the steps of the state capitol building Tuesday. Burningham, who markets himself as an “innovative outsider,” said running for governor was a difficult decision that he and his wife made together….

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Robert Gehrke: Businessman Jeff Burningham is the 2nd Republican to enter Utah’s race for governor — here’s how to beat him

Robert Gehrke: Businessman Jeff Burningham is the 2nd Republican to enter Utah’s race for governor — here’s how to beat him

Utah County businessman Jeff Burningham became the second Republican to jump into what ultimately could be a crowded scramble to replace Gov. Gary Herbert. It’s not exactly a surprise. Burningham started raising money back in February and has been lining up staff, traveling the state and laying the groundwork to run as an outsider who…

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Standard-Examiner: Businessman becomes second Republican in Utah governor race

Standard-Examiner: Businessman becomes second Republican in Utah governor race

Managing growth in the state’s cities as well as rural Utah’s frustration with federal management of public lands are also top issues, he said. Burningham runs a $2 billion real estate investment company as well as a venture capital firm that invests in startup companies. He long has been politically active, raising money for candidates…

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Herald Journal: Businessman becomes second Republican in Utah governor race

Herald Journal: Businessman becomes second Republican in Utah governor race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Businessman Jeff Burningham announced his candidacy for Utah governor Tuesday, becoming the second Republican candidate to officially enter what could become a crowded field. The technology and real estate entrepreneur from Provo pitched himself as a political outsider who would keep the state’s strong economy running smoothly and modernize the…

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U.S. News & World Report: Businessman Becomes Second Republican in Utah Governor Race

U.S. News & World Report: Businessman Becomes Second Republican in Utah Governor Race

The 42-year-old said he also would conduct a wide-ranging audit of state government on his first day on the job to ensure it’s being run as efficiently as possible. Managing growth in the state’s cities as well as rural Utah’s frustration with federal management of public lands are also top issues, he said. Burningham runs…

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Rod Arquette: Jeff Burningham on the Rod Arquette Show

Rod Arquette: Jeff Burningham on the Rod Arquette Show

Republican Jeff Burningham has announced his candidacy for Utah Governor and joins Rod to discuss his campaign platform. Segment begins at 71:53. Listen to the show…

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The Spectrum: Businessman becomes second Republican in Utah governor race

The Spectrum: Businessman becomes second Republican in Utah governor race

Businessman Jeff Burningham announced his candidacy for Utah governor Tuesday, becoming the second Republican candidate to officially enter what could become a crowded field. The technology and real estate entrepreneur from Provo pitched himself as a political outsider who would keep the state’s strong economy running smoothly and modernize the education system. “There’s a mismatch…

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Fox 13: Entrepreneur announces run for governor, promises to ‘get government out of the way’

Fox 13: Entrepreneur announces run for governor, promises to ‘get government out of the way’

SALT LAKE CITY — There’s new competition in the race for Utah’s next governor. Entrepreneur Jeff Burningham announced his candidacy for the 2020 election at the state Capitol Tuesday. He is a founder and chairman of Peak Capital Partners, a $2 billion real estate investment firm. Burningham says Utah’s government needs an “innovative outsider.” He…

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Daily Herald: Provo businessman Jeff Burningham announces run for governor

Daily Herald: Provo businessman Jeff Burningham announces run for governor

A Provo businessman became the second officially-declared Republican candidate in the upcoming race for Utah governor Tuesday morning. Jeff Burningham announced he would be running as a Republican for the state’s highest seat, touting himself as an “innovative outsider” and a jobs-creating entrepreneur who will bring his business skills to the political arena. During an…

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