Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Tuesday Morning 2015 Utah Legislative News Roundup

Utahns overwhelmingly support plan for massive school funding boost. The Senate advances proposed constitutional amendment to kill Count My Vote. Non-discrimination legislation coming later this week

Via the hard-working folks at Utah Policy, we're delighted present this boffo collection of WCF-topical morning news stories, reflecting pending action in the 2015 Utah legislature, as of this morning:
  • Capitol Hill sources say legislators should unveil their non-discrimination and religious liberty proposals later this week [Utah Policy].
  • Utah legislators are now taking applications from outside lawyers tho want to aid the state in the fight over control of public lands [Tribune].
  • Senators kill a bill allowing the state to adopt tougher clean-air standards than those set by the federal government [Deseret News].
  • A Senate panel approves a bill clamping down on anonymous campaign donations [Deseret News].
  • A Senate committee holds a measure banning those under the age of 19 from entering tobacco shops on concerns it may set up some unintended consequences [Utah Policy, Tribune].
  • Lobbyists may ditch wearing nametags under a proposed bill approved by a Senate committee on Monday [Tribune].
  • A bill requiring new drivers to take an additional written test before getting their license wins final approval and now heads to the governor [Tribune].
  • The House passes a measure giving teachers a modest tax credit for buying classroom supplies with their own money [Tribune].
Kudos to the fine folks at Utah Policy, for doing all the footwork.

Don't let the cat get your tongues, O Gentle Ones

No comments:

Post a Comment

© 2005 - 2014 Weber County Forum™ -- All Rights Reserved