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Working on the Budget

There are many very important issues that we will address in the coming weeks. But top among those issues is the budget. In Utah, we are known for exercising fiscal caution. We are required by our state Constitution to pass a balanced budget, something that many other states and obvio

Utah’s Economy, Healthcare Issues and Following the Legislature

Utah’s Strong Economy Helping you stay informed and educated. Here are my thoughts about upcoming legislation that keeps our state healthy for the long term. I hope you will watch: Sound Policy and Sound Management Utah continues to recover from the last recession in an admirabl
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The 2013 Legislative Session has Begun

Yesterday was the first day of the 45-day session and I’m working to keep you informed throughout. Legislative sessions are always fast-paced, packed with information and hard work. I’m hoping to share weekly updates and information so that you can feel confidence that we

November Budget and Fiscal Report

During the session, there are many many important issues that we discuss, but by far the most important job of the legislature is the allocation of the budget. As you are already aware, this year’s budget discussion will have many challenges because there are still so many unkno

Town Hall Meeting

Senator Bramble, Speaker Lockhart, Representative Sanpei and Representative Stratton joined together to hold a Town Hall Meeting. Thank you to all the people who came. We had an engaging and interesting discussion about upcoming policies, economic development, education, federal manda

Report from the Legislature

Read my Fall report from the legislature by clicking on this link.

Interim Committee Summaries

August: The Executive Development and Workforce Services Committee heard a report from Kristen Cox, the executive director of the Department of Workforce Services on SB 37, “Intergenerational Poverty Provisions” passed by Senator Reid in the 2012 session. Ms. Cox reported

Update 2012-Week 5

I hope you had a great Washington and Lincoln day with your family. It was nice to have a short break. I spent the day skiing with my family at Solitude and then enjoyed a night with my grandchildren. The third Tuesday in February is a federal holiday that recognizes George Washington

Update 2012 – Week 3

Dear Friends and Neighbors, We have completed week three. This week like the last two, we spent a lot of time in committees. Committees are where bills go through their first vetting. Each legislator is a member of at least two standing committees and one appropriations committee. Pre

The American Dream

The authors of Utah’s Constitution had been forced to flee from the United States to secure their access to the promise of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. This spirit and principle guided Utah’s leaders as they established the new State, and it continues to guide them toda