Monthly Archives: January 2009

Finding $15 Million

As you may have read in the paper, $15M additional has been backfilled into public education.  It was announced by the republican leadership in our caucus today  that “we had $15M more than we thought coming from a structural balance.” … Continue reading

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From One Hill to Another

One of the highlights of today was the chance to spend time with two outstanding UofU students, who were raised right here in District 20. They left the University of Utah “hill” to spend some time on Capitol Hill as … Continue reading

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Fire and Ice

Amidst the snowy and icy conditions outside, the Capitol is aflurry with folks who are passionate and fiery about their issues and concerns.  It is a great place.  Today began with a Higher Education Caucus where the speakers were Scott … Continue reading

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Utah! A pretty great State of the State

For those who haven’t had a chance to hear Governor Huntsman’s State of the State address from this evening, you can read it in it’s entirety here:  http://www.utah.gov/governor/news_media/article.html?article=2301 It’s easy to see why he enjoys an over 90% approval rating. … Continue reading

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58th Legislative Session — the First Day

Today was the first day of the 2009 Legislative session.  It was a great morning that began with a beautiful prayer offered by Elder Russell M. Nelson that included a petition for legislators to “put principle above politics and morality … Continue reading

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