June/July 2017 Newsletter: Interim

In our committees, we focused on appropriations and economic outlook for the upcoming year. Some Topics of Interest During our Meetings: 1. Electric Roadways: USU is testing a 20-passenger bus with autonomous control and in-motion inductive wireless battery charging. https://le.utah.gov/interim/2017/pdf/00003177.pdf Budget Discussion for Snow Plow Drivers http://utahlegislature.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=2&clip_id=21743&meta_id=734420 Fire Suppression on Federal Lands http://utahlegislature.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=2&clip_id=21747&meta_id=734812 Budget Discussion on SchoolContinue reading “June/July 2017 Newsletter: Interim”

Good 4 Utah Interview with Karen Mayne

Democratic senator among top producers in 2017 legislature By: Glen Mills Salt Lake City, Utah- (ABC4 Utah) – State Senator Karen Mayne is among a vast minority in the Senate, but she was one of the top producers in this year’s legislative session. She talks about what it takes to get her bills through asContinue reading “Good 4 Utah Interview with Karen Mayne”

2017 Session Newsletter: Week Three

My Bills This Week: Metro Township Amendments SB138: This bill lays out certain rules regarding the creation and implementation of townships. To learn more, attend my upcoming Town Hall meetings (details below). Utah First Economic Development Amendments SB164: This bill directs the Governor’s Office of Economic Development to promote and encourage the employment of Utah workers,Continue reading “2017 Session Newsletter: Week Three”