Category Archives: Senate

2014 Legislative Session: Week 7

The dust has settled and the session is over for 2014, but some issues where still left on the table. Medicaid coverage expansion and transit funding are just two of the important subjects that still need to be addressed. The Governor has sent a team to Washington to bargain with the Feds for funding cooperation...
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2014 Legislative Session: Week 5

Friends, This week there have been some important proposals regarding Medicaid and its future in Utah. The Governor has presented a proposal, the House has one, and the Senate also has their version. So, as you see, time will only tell which one bubbles to the top and receives the most support. Without taking the expansion,...
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2014 Legislative Session: Week 2

The second week of session is finished and we have ended the budget committee meetings and are now moving into our standing committees. Tuesday morning I presented the Labor Commission Decision Amendments bill, or S.B. 127. This bill modifies the Utah Labor Code to address the time when decisions are... Read more