October Confirmations

Posted in 2013, 2014, Featured on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 3:06 PM No Comments
October Confirmations

On October 15, 2014, the Utah Senate confirmed the following appointments made by Governor Gary Herbert.



Kara L. Pettit
Third District Court

State Records Committee

Thomas Robert Haraldsen is appointed to replace Lex Hemphill as a member of the State Records Committee, a term to…

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Public Comment on 3 Judicial Nominees

Posted in 2013, 2014, Featured on Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 3:29 PM No Comments
Public Comment on 3 Judicial Nominees

We’re seeking public comment on three nominees who were recently appointed as judges to the First District Juvenile Court and Third Judicial District Court.


October 15, 2014

Senator Scott Jenkins
Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee Chair

Mike Christensen
Director, Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel
801-538-1032 (during business hours)


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The poverty misdiagnosis

Posted in 2013, 2014, Featured on Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 3:13 PM No Comments
The poverty misdiagnosis

By Stuart Reid
Utah State Senator, District 18

Originally published in the Deseret News on 9/19/2014.

Intergenerational poverty the result of misdiagnosis

Recently, there has been much talk from Republicans about poverty and reforming the welfare system. On the national level, the discussion has been initiated…

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