Monthly Archives: February 2012

Day 36 — It’s all about the funding

I’m happy to report that HB 304, “Access to Voter Date of Birth Records,” passed off the House floor today.  Ron Mortensen, a constituent and friend, has worked with me for several years on this issue.  This session we ended … Continue reading

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Davis County Precinct Maps and Neighborhood Caucus Night Locations

Precinct and Caucus locations for both parties have been updated to reflect new redistricting changes.  Please make a note of these Caucus events and plan to attend.  REPUBLICANS Neighborhood Caucus Night is March 15th, 7:00 pm For locations and maps … Continue reading

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Lifting, moving, and passing on Day 35

Today we had our first “motion to saunter” of the session.  What this means is that you basically push pause on the floor time and you are instructed to stay close so you can return when the time is up. … Continue reading

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Week Five Legislative Newsletter

Week Five Legislative Newsletter  

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Thursday’s Thought

Better than 1000 days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher. –Japanese proverb   Two of my favorite teachers from Provo High, circa 1976.

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Day 31, a Prime time day

Today I presented HB 197, “Math Teacher Training” to the House floor and it passed.  It now will make it’s way to the Senate for their consideration.  It’s on the way to becoming a Bill.  Need a little reminder about … Continue reading

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Bye, bye 30

Tuesday Trivia:  Martha Hughes Cannon, 1857-1932.  A pioneer, medical doctor, prominent suffragist, founder of the first nursing school in the Utah Territory, and the State Board of Health.  She was elected to the first Utah State Senate, in 1896, in … Continue reading

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How to go from $370 million to $20 million on Day 29

  The February budget numbers are in and they are not as robust as everyone was hoping for.  However, to those of us who have been around for the past 3-4 years of tough budget times we appreciate any additional … Continue reading

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Vox Populi — the survey results

2012 Survey Results  

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High Five for Floor for Five — Day 5²

In honor of President’s Day, Thursday’s Thought comes from Abraham Lincoln: Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it, the tree is the real thing. Since today is all about … Continue reading

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