Utah Senate Committee Changes

Over the long holiday weekend, Utah Senate president Michael Waddoups released the committee assignments for the next two years. As expected, Senator Dan Liljenquist‘s audacity in running against a sitting President cost him a seat at the leadership table. Senator Dennis Stowell will replace him as the vice-chair of Executive Appropriations. Senator Liljenquist will continue…

Senator Liljenquist vying for top Senate spot

This morning, Ric Cantrell, Chief Deputy of the Utah Senate, confirmed that Senator Dan Liljenquist (R-Davis) filed to run for President of the Senate. Known for his willingness to tackle tough issues like pension and Medicaid reform, Liljenquist is a rising star on both the state and national scene. Until the story broke yesterday, current…