February 19, 2018

Legislative Newsletter – Week 4

Dear Friends and Neighbors, We are now halfway through the 2018 General Legislative Session. While we have competed the important task of balancing our base budgets, significant work remains. We are gearing up for votes on the most pressing issues of the session such as medical marijuana, election laws, final budgets, water infrastructure funding, education funding, and many others. Thank …

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February 12, 2018

Legislative Newsletter – Week 3

Dear Friends and Neighbors, For week three I want to start by sharing something personal. For the past year, I have focused on improving my overall health. Serving in the legislature and managing a local business is stressful and it took a toll on my overall health. I was originally motivated by the Active and Healthy program started by Councilman …

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February 5, 2018

Legislative Newsletter – Week 2

Dear Friends and Neighbors, The 2018 session is off to a great start and over the weekend we held our first Bills and Bagels town hall meeting at the Nebo School District. This event was well attended with great participation from the audience. Thank you to all those who attended. We will gather again in a few weeks and, as …

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January 30, 2018

Legislative Newsletter – Week 1

Dear Friends and Neighbors, The Legislature is off to a great start as members of both the House of Representatives and Senate have rolled up their sleeves and gotten to work. This year, I was asked to lead the committee from the House to notify Governor Herbert that the House was ready for business. I was accompanied by my son …

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March 15, 2015

2015 Legislative Review

At this point, all 104 state legislators will return to their non-legislative responsibilities, which often include providing for our families. As such, I will return to my day job at the law office in Spanish Fork. Of course, legislative service never stops and I’ll be fielding questions or helping resolve constituent issues through the year as I always have. With our work completed, I want to provide a overview of all that was accomplished in the last 45 days.

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February 26, 2015

Town Hall Meeting this Saturday – Week Four in Review of the 2015 General Legislative Session  

We are now halfway through the 2015 General Legislative Session. While we have competed the important task of balancing our base budgets, significant work remains. We are gearing up for votes on the most pressing issues of the session, such as Medicaid expansion, election laws, final budgets, anti-discrimination, transportation funding, education funding, and many others.  If you have not yet taken my legislative survey and would like your voice heard on these issues, please do so at this link.

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February 9, 2015

Week One in Review of the 2015 General Legislative Session – Town Hall Meeting This Saturday

Last Monday marked the start of the 2015 General Legislative Session. The new Speaker, Greg Hughes challenged the Utah House of Representatives to remain committed to addressing the most challenging and important issues facing our state. Last week, I sent out an email with a survey addressing many of these unique challenges. Your input is always appreciated as we craft …

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February 9, 2015

Week Two in Review of the 2015 General Legislative Session – Base Budgets

Thank you to those who attended our Bills and Bagels meeting last Saturday. Our attendance was approximately 125 members of the public and 7 legislators including: Senators Deidre Henderson and David Hinkins, and Representatives Dean Sanpei, Francis Gibson, Marc Roberts, Norm Thurston, and Mike McKell. We hope to see you on February 28th when we meet again at the Nebo …

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