Final countdown: One Theme to Rule Them All

The 2015 session is close to adjourning sine die. As we come the end, there is one word I have heard more than any other to describe this year. WEIRD Some bills passed that are uber-conservative (opt-in sex ed, anyone) and some that are a lot more middle of the road (primary seat belt law?!)….

Countdown: 2 good bills

On “sine die” Eve, I wanted to talk about two bills that I really like. SB 157, Government Records Amendments, deals with transparency and access to government records. It does a couple of things. It modifies the process of appealing the denial of a record request and allows petitioners who were denied by a governmental…

Six bills to watch with six days left

As the 2015 legislative session speeds to a close, I thought it might be fun to start a countdown. 0 With six days left, here are six bills worth watching. 1. Utah Cares, HB 446, is the House proposal for caring for more Utahns needing health coverage. It passed out of committee last night and…