2018 Newsletter: Week Four

We had a great meeting last Friday at the Town Hall with Representative Hutchings, and this last Thursday along side Mayor Ben Mcadams. Thank you for staying informed and involved with our local issues.

Please take my survey to let me know your stance on different issues we are currently facing.
Click this link for my survey

We have now successfully passed four bills through both chambers while four more of my bills have passed through the Senate and are now being considered in the House.

  • SB 40: Workers Compensation Dependent Benefit Amendments
    Allows payment to dependents of a worker killed on the job.
  • SB 42: Sunset Amendments for State Services Agreements
    Which shares federal postal services with state agencies.
  • SB 70: Human Resource Requirements
    Directs charter schools and special service districts to have a human resource person in place.
  • SB 74: Voter Privacy Amendments
    Protects voter privacy information.

These are my bills that have passed through committee and are waiting to be heard on the Senate floor.

  • SB 64: Workers Compensation Health Care Amendments
    Governs the cost paid for services for injured workers.
  • SB0133 - Design and Build Amendments
    Cuts regulations so that affordable and appropriate housing can be built effectively.
  • SB0175- Metro Township Modifications
    Adds additional governing structures for Metro Townships.

You can read my bills online here!

Hot Bills On the Hill:

  • HB0163 Prescription Drug Importation Program
  • HB0195 Medical Cannabis Policy
  • HB0210 - End of Life Options Act
  • HB0072 Personal Communications of Governmental Entity Employees and Officers
  • HB0012 Family Planning Services Amendments

Visit the website here.

Committees That I am sitting on this session

  • Rules
  • Business and Labor
  • Economic Development and Workforce Service
  • Ethics
  • Transportation, Public Utilities and Technology
  • Retirement and Independent Entities
  • Executive Appropriations
  • Infrastructure and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee
  • Retirement and Independent Entities Appropriations Subcommittee

Visit the website here

Week Four In Review


Town Hall meeting with Representative Hutchings at the Olympic Oval in Kearns.


Enjoyed being able to meet with friends and constituents at our Town Hall meeting with Rep. Eric Hutchings and Mayor Ben Mcadams


Honored to be able to meet with_ the young women who participated in the Kearns Achievement Pageant_


Press conference on Women's Health and Breast Cancer Examinations

Constituent Survey Results

Thank you for sharing your comments and feedback last week. Here are the results:

Q1 Would you support eliminating the sales tax on all food items while raising the sales tax on non-food items?

Yes 50.00%
No 50.00%

Q2 Do you support the idea that the penalty for targeting and killing a Police K9 should be increased a second degree felony?

Support 96.67%
Oppose 3.33%

Q3 Do you believe that your voter registration information should be protected so that your day of birth is not accessible for purposes not related to voting?

Yes 93.33%
No 6.67%

Q4 Do you believe that terminally-ill patients should have the right to physician-assisted end-of-life options?

Yes 76.67%
No 23.33%

Thank you,
Karen

801-232-6648 / 801-968-7756

My intern TJ Waltz can be reached at: 801-870-0944 / twaltz@le.utah.gov

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