Sine Die, 2014 Legislative Session

Wrapping up the 2014 session At midnight Thursday night, the Utah legislature concluded their work and adjourned the 2014 general session “sine die.” As the session wound down, here are some bills you may or may not have been following: *SB54, Elections Amendments, passed both the Senate, the House and has already been signed by the…

Utah legislature being called into special session

On Wednesday, July 17th, the Utah legislature will meet for their regular interim session and now, for a special session. The new investigative committee that was formed on July 3rd requires new legislation to enable it to fulfill its duties. Those changes will be made via 2 bills that will be proposed, discussed and almost…

“An embarrassing time to be a Republican Congressman”

Outgoing Rep Jeff Landry from Louisiana pens a scathing piece on the abject failure of Republican Leadership. It’s an embarrassing time to be a Republican Congressman—albeit an outgoing Congressman. As negotiators, we utterly failed to meet our two objectives: to reduce spending and prevent tax increases. President Obama demanded tax increases with small spending cuts,…