The Senate Site Orientation Tweets

Orientation Tweets

Posted in 2012 on Thursday, January 10th, 2013 at 8:51 PM No Comments

Today, new legislators attended a second day of new legislator orientation and took in plenty  of counsel from legislature veterans. Senators Henderson and Senator Weiler live-tweeted.   You might want to follow them.

Here’s a sample:

  1. At new legislator training this morning. About to hear from veteran lawmakers. Topic: What I wish I would have known. #utleg #utsen #utpol
  2. Pres Waddoups: Now is not the time to be casual. No tennis shoes. No scruffy clothes. No mini skirts. Shave. #utpol #utsen #utleg
  3. Pres. Waddoups: Use appropriate language. Don’t talk too much. It doesn’t help you to be a know-it-all. #utpol #utleg #utsen
  4. Does the “Don’t talk too much” admonition apply to tweets? #uhoh #utpol #utsen #utleg
  5. No, of course not. RT @DeidreHenderson: Does the “Don’t talk too much” admonition apply to tweets? #uhoh #utpol #utsen
  6. Waddoups: Don’t be too proud to ask for help and don’t forget to say thank you. #utpol #utleg
  7. Sen. Valentine: Don’t forget relationship with family/spouse. #utleg #utsen #utpol
  8. RT @DeidreHenderson: Pres. Waddoups: If lobbyists can buy your vote, you should not be here. #utpol #utleg #utsen
  9. Sen. Valentine: Get copy of rule book, read it. (Done) Understand them (we’ll see soon enough) #utsen #utpol #utleg
  10. Valentine tells new #utleg, “don’t take yourself too seriously” #utpol
  11. Sen. Robles: Be willing to partner w people from the other party. Seek advice from ppl who worked on your issue before. #utleg #utpol #utsen
  12. Sen. Robles: You’ll become best friends with your intern. Treat them well. #utleg #utsen #utpol
  13. Sen. Robles: before you say something, ask yourself if you’d want your Mom to read about it the next day. #utleg #utpol #utsen
  14. Robles: reporters can be helpful or hurtful but they are not you’re friends. They’re reporters and they have a job to do. #utleg #utpol
  15. Rep. Hutchins: a couple weeks ago you were good upstanding people, now you’re all scumbag. #utpol #utleg
  16. Awesome, isn’t it? RT @DeidreHenderson: Rep. Hutchings: a couple weeks ago you were good upstanding people, now you’re all scumbag. #utpol
  17. LOL! 1 RT @HollyontheHill: Awesome, isn’t it? RT @DeidreHenderson: Hutchings: 2 weeks ago U were upstanding people, now UR scumbag. #utpol
  18. Rep. Hutchings: you can either look stupid for one year, or look stupid for the whole time you’re up here. Ask questions! #utpol #utsen
  19. No mis-tweets! RT @SpencerJCox: @RyanDWilcox calling out @DeidreHenderson & @gopTODD on twitter use…ok,maybe that’s an exaggeration #utpol
  20. Yet another DON’T TALK TOO MUCH admonition from @RyanDWilcox. Who is the poor sap who inspired this theme? #utleg #utsen #utpol
  21. Freshmen, plural RT @DeidreHenderson: Yet another DON’T TALK TOO MUCH admonition from @RyanDWilcox. Who inspired this theme? #utleg #utpol
  22. And a couple others RT @DeidreHenderson: Yet another DON’T TALK TOO MUCH admonition from @RyanDWilcox.Who inspired this theme? #utleg #utpol
  23. I think I know… MT @DeidreHenderson: another DON’T TALK TOO MUCH admonition. Who is the poor sap who inspired this theme? #utleg #utpol
  24. Rep. Chavez-Houck: Hand sanitizer is your friend. (She and I are going to get along great) #utleg #utpol #utsen
  25. Rep. Chavez-Houck: don’t take opposition to your bill personally. #utpol #utleg #utsen
  26. Where I’m at today. #utpol #utleg http://pic.twitter.com/tzJhRY3N
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