FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 4th, 2015
UTAH SENATE INVITES PUBLIC COMMENT ON JUDICIAL NOMINEE
Those who desire to comment should contact Mr. Michael Christensen at the Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel, Utah State Capitol Campus, House Building, Suite W210, PO Box 145210, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-5210, by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 20, 2015. All statements should include the respondent’s name, telephone number, and mailing address.
The Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee will discuss Petersen’s appointment in a public meeting in the near future. The committee will issue a report to the full senate prior to a confirmation vote. If confirmed, Peterson will fill the vacancy that resulted from the confirmation of Judge Kate Toomey as a member of the Utah Court of Appeals.
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1. The Judicial Confirmation Committee’s schedule, agendas and audio archives are posted online at http://www.le.utah.gov/asp/interim/Commit.asp?Year=2015&Com=SPESJC
2. Members of the Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee are: Sen. Scott Jenkins – Chair, Sen. Lyle Hillyard, Sen. Jim Dabakis, Sen. Peter Knudson, Sen. Karen Mayne, Sen. Steve Urquhart, and Sen. Todd Weiler.
3. Governor Herbert’s press release re: Paige Peterson’s appointment is archived at: