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Day 35 — A day in the life

As the session closes in on the last ten days things start to intensify.  Today was a typical day for this stage of the legislative session.  Here’s a glimpse: 7:00 am  Breakfast meeting with Davis County Chamber of Commerce and … Continue reading

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Day 34 — Count my Vote/Caucus compromise

Today at 4:30 a press conference was held to reveal details of the compromise between the Count My Vote citizens initiative and a Senate bill, SB 54, which addresses elements of election reform.  The entire presser can be seen at … Continue reading

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Day 32 — When is a pie not just a pie

Answer:  when we’re talking pie charts.  Pie charts of the 2014 legislative survey, that is.  Thank you to the 428 people in District 20 who completed the survey I mailed to each household of every registered voter in our District. … Continue reading

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Day 31 — To expand or not to expand

This afternoon Governor Herbert revealed his proposal for an alternative to Medicaid expansion, a Utah model which includes using federal funds to enroll individuals up to 138% of the federal poverty line (around 110,000 people) in the private insurance market.  … Continue reading

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Day 30 — Find your voice

I’ve had the pleasure of working with great constituents on a variety of issues through my six legislative sessions.  Most of my legislation has been generated by conversations with folks right in my District who have approached me with an … Continue reading

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Day 29, again — Counting Utah’s future

I was pretty disappointed when I realized today that I had counted President’s Day as one of our 45 legislative days.  So….we’re actually one day behind where I thought we were, which means we’re having a 2nd Day 29. At … Continue reading

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Day 29 — A+ students

Today was “Charter School Day on the Hill” and I had a chance to meet with a great group of students from Legacy Preparatory Academy and some student officers from Spectrum Academy, both of which are located in North Salt … Continue reading

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Weekly Newsletter

Just in case you haven’t been receiving my weekly newsletters, here are the links to them: WEEK ONE WEEK TWO WEEK THREE WEEK FOUR Enjoy!

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Day 27 — Bagels & briefings

We had another great turnout at the Saturday morning Bagels and Briefings at my home.  We covered topics as diverse as the proposed public education modernization bill (placing a computer or tablet in the hands of every junior and senior … Continue reading

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Day 26 — Celebrating clean air

One of my air quality bills, HB 121, “Air Quality Revisions,” passed out of the House Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment Standing Committee.  It now moves on to the House floor for a full debate.  This is great news! This bill … Continue reading

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