Posts Tagged ‘2012’

Senate Confirmation List – September 19, 2012

Posted in 2012 on Thursday, September 20th, 2012 at 4:35 PM No Comments

Senate Confirmations, Wednesday, September 19th (more…)

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Session 2012 The Final Week

Posted in 2012 on Friday, March 9th, 2012 at 8:22 PM No Comments

We’ve enjoyed having you join us for the session. (more…)

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Governing Utah Education

Posted in 2012, Featured on Thursday, March 8th, 2012 at 5:19 PM 1 Comments

By Senator Howard Stephenson,
and Cody Jenkins (more…)

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Morning Bulletin: March 8, 2012

Posted in Morning Bulletin on Thursday, March 8th, 2012 at 10:29 AM No Comments

Bon maten
(Haitian Creole for “Good Morning”)

Welcome to Day 45 of the Utah legislative session! Today is going to be a long, full one, so watch closely as we move through it.

* Follow the Reading Calendars! They are updated in real time and tell you what bills…

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The Health Care Compact

Posted in 2012, Featured on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 3:52 PM 1 Comments

A Utah Capitol News Report
By Lis Stewart (more…)

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Morning Bulletin: March 6, 2012

Posted in Morning Bulletin on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 9:54 AM No Comments

早安 (Zǎo ān)
(“Good morning” in Chinese)

Today is Day 42 of the Utah Legislative Session. With three days left, we’ve got a lot to cover in the Senate. Here’s what’s happening:

* The House sent its priority list over yesterday evening. All bills read not already on the Second Reading Calendar…

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Factual Innocence

Posted in 2012 on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 8:59 AM No Comments

By Todd Weiler
Utah State Senator, District 23 (more…)

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SJR 22: Putting A Limit On State Spending

Posted in Featured on Monday, March 5th, 2012 at 7:16 PM No Comments

By Senator Stuart Reid & Tyson Prisbrey (more…)

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Morning Bulletin: March 5, 2012

Posted in Morning Bulletin on Monday, March 5th, 2012 at 9:14 AM No Comments

Góðan dag!
(“Good morning!” in Icelandic)

We’re down to the final week of the Utah legislative session, and today is Day 42. Find out what’s going on in the Senate today:

* The Education Standing Committee convened at 7 a.m. today. Listen to the stream on the legislature’s…

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Session 2012 Week 6 in Review

Posted in 2012 on Friday, March 2nd, 2012 at 6:48 PM No Comments

The second to last week of the session is over! We’ve got a slideshow (more…)

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Morning Bulletin: March 2, 2012

Posted in Morning Bulletin on Friday, March 2nd, 2012 at 9:07 AM No Comments

The more that you read, 
the more things you will know.  
The more that you learn,
The more places you’ll go. 

-Dr. Seuss

Good Morning! It’s Read Across America Day, and also Day 39 of the Utah legislative session. Here’s what’s happening in the Senate today:

* Floor Time
-Morning: 8-11:45 a.m.
-Afternoon: 2:10-5 p.m.
* Executive…

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Morning Bulletin: March 1, 2012

Posted in In the Media, Morning Bulletin on Thursday, March 1st, 2012 at 9:37 AM No Comments

Dobrý den
(“Good  Morning” in Czech)

Today is Day 38 of the Utah Legislative Session. We started out a little early this morning – 8 a.m. floor time. Still yawning, or are you wide awake? Read on!

Highlights of the Third Reading Calendar:
1HB 78 Utah Division of Consumer Protection Amendments
1HB 81 City…

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Morning Bulletin: Feb. 29, 2012

Posted in Morning Bulletin on Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 at 9:57 AM No Comments

Maidin maith
(“Good morning” in Irish)

Happy Leap Day! Today is Day 37 of the Utah legislative session. Provo High School students visited the Senate today. Welcome! What’s happening in the Senate?

Third Reading Calendar
* 1SB 244 Reporting Options for Auto Insurance
* 2SB 85 Medicaid Cost Control…

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SB 177 The GRAMA Solution

Posted in 2012, Featured on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 at 4:58 PM 1 Comments

By Curt Bramble
Utah State Senator, District 16 (more…)

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Morning Bulletin: Feb. 28, 2012

Posted in Morning Bulletin on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 at 10:29 AM No Comments

Dobray ranitsy
(Belarusian for “good morning”)

Hello! Today is Day 36 of the Utah legislative session. It looks like Winter finally found us again. Here’s what is going on today at the Senate:

* Third Reading Calendar:
SB223 Pledge of Allegiance Amendments
SB227 Youth Court Amendments
SB 98 Amendments to Prohibition on Using…

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Audio and Fact Sheet: Understanding SB64

Posted in 2012, Featured on Monday, February 27th, 2012 at 7:19 PM 2 Comments

Some facts about SB64: Public Education Employment Reform. (more…)

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2012 Week 5 in Review

Posted in 2012 on Friday, February 24th, 2012 at 6:38 PM No Comments

Howdy! We finished off Week 5 with Western Day at the Utah Senate.   (more…)

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Morning Bulletin: Feb. 24, 2012

Posted in Morning Bulletin on Friday, February 24th, 2012 at 10:23 AM No Comments

Howdy!

Today is Senate Western Day, so don’t be surprised if you see more Levis, boots, and cowboy hats than usual around the Capitol .  The West Jordan High School Madrigals are joining us in the Chamber. Today is Day 32 of the Utah legislative session. What is the Senate up…

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Morning Bulletin: Feb. 23, 2012

Posted in Morning Bulletin on Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 at 10:09 AM No Comments

Dobro jutro!
(Croatian for “Good Morning!”)

Today is the 31st day of the Utah legislative session. For all you taffy lovers who were disappointed yesterday, never fear. The hydrants are full. Here’s the low-down at the Senate:

 * Floor times:
- Morning: 10-11:45 a.m.
- Afternoon: 2:10-5 p.m.
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The Utah DABC: Proposed Changes

Posted in 2012, Featured on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 1:04 PM 5 Comments

By John Valentine
Utah State Senator, District  14 (more…)

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Morning Bulletin: Feb. 22, 2012

Posted in Morning Bulletin on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 10:42 AM No Comments

Bonġu!
(Maltese for “good morning”)

We ran into American Heritage of South Jordan on the Captiol steps today. Welcome! Today is Day 30 of the Utah legislative session. Here’s the low-down in the Senate:

* The Third Reading Calendar is quite full today! Here are some highlights:
- 3SB…

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Morning Bulletin: Feb. 21, 2012

Posted in Morning Bulletin on Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 10:03 AM No Comments

Goeie môre!
(Afrikaans for “good morning!”)

Back from a long weekend, everyone is ready for another week here at the Capitol. Today is Day 29 of the Utah legislative session. This morning there were lots of visitors on the Rotunda. Welcome!

* Morning floor time is 10:30-11:45 a.m. today.
* Afternoon floor…

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Morning Bulletin: Feb. 17, 2012

Posted in Morning Bulletin on Friday, February 17th, 2012 at 10:00 AM 1 Comments

Sabahın xeyir
(“Good Morning” in Azerbaijani)

Happy Friday. Today is Day 26 of the Utah legislative session. Here are some things you should know the day before you head out for a long weekend.

* Because of the Presidents Day holiday, there will be no session Monday.

* Today…

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Audio: Senator Hillyard on the Budget

Posted in Featured on Thursday, February 16th, 2012 at 7:56 PM 3 Comments

Appropriations sub-committees hold their final meetings this week. (more…)

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Morning Bulletin: Feb. 14, 2012 <3

Posted in Morning Bulletin on Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 at 10:13 AM No Comments

Happy Valentines Day!

Today is Day 23 (counting the weekends) of the Utah legislative session, and we love having you all here. Read the morning highlights at the Utah Senate:

* Morning floor time streams live from the Utah Legislature’s Homepage.

* There is only one…

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Session 2012: Week 3 In Review

Posted in Featured, In the Media on Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 6:25 PM 1 Comments

The end of another week! Read and watch Senate highlights (more…)

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Morning Bulletin: Feb. 10, 2012

Posted in Morning Bulletin on Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 9:45 AM 2 Comments

Bună dimineaţa!
(Romanian for, “Good Morning!”)

Today is the 15th day of Utah’s legislative session. We caught the K12  School group downstairs gathering for their tour. We hope you stop by during floor time today!

Heads up for today in the Senate:

  • Floor time starts about 10 a.m. Starting next Wednesday, we are…
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Changes? Senator Valentine on Liquor Laws and Session 2012

Posted in 2012 on Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 at 7:01 PM No Comments

Alcohol laws have been front and center in Utah for quite a long time. Here is a Salt TV Network segment with Senator Valentine talking about what we are likely to expect this session as far as liquor law legislation. The segment, produced by the Utah League of Cities…

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Three Bills to Improve Education in Utah

Posted in Uncategorized on Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 at 5:24 PM No Comments

By Aaron Osmond
Utah Senator and Chair of the Senate Education Standing Committee

Originally published in Utah Policy Daily

We at the state legislature strongly support public education, and we want to help make it the best it can be. Based on my travels around the state last fall, where…

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Morning Bulletin: Feb. 8, 2012

Posted in Morning Bulletin on Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 at 10:15 AM No Comments

Salvē!
(Latin)

Today is day 13 of the Utah legislative session. In the Senate today:

  • The third reading calendar has a couple new items of business:
  1. SB 143: Income Tax – Pass-through Entities
  2. SB 42: Limitation on Action to Recover Deficiency Following Short Sale 
  • Also, the Senate Workforce Services and Economic…
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