Posts made in 2015

Op-Ed: Rallying States to Reform Washington’s Ways

Op-Ed: Rallying States to Reform Washington’s Ways

Rallying States to Reform Washington’s Ways By Senate President Wayne Niederhauser and Mark Norris, Tennessee Senate Majority Leader Learn more
UTAH STATE SENATOR SCOTT JENKINS RECOGNIZED WITH ALCOHOL RESPONSIBILITY LEADERSHIP AWARD

UTAH STATE SENATOR SCOTT JENKINS RECOGNIZED WITH ALCOHOL RESPONSIBILITY LEADERSHIP AWARD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 9, 2015 UTAH STATE SENATOR SCOTT JENKINS RECOGNIZED WITH ALCOHOL RESPONSIBILITY LEADERSHIP AWARD Learn more
UTAH LEGISLATURE’S PUBLIC LANDS COMMISSION ANNOUNCES KEY LEGAL FINDINGS

UTAH LEGISLATURE’S PUBLIC LANDS COMMISSION ANNOUNCES KEY LEGAL FINDINGS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 9, 2015 UTAH LEGISLATURE’S PUBLIC LANDS COMMISSION ANNOUNCES KEY LEGAL FINDINGS Utah has a constitutional basis to challenge federal ownership of public lands Learn more
State Leaders Announce Budget Forecast for FY 2017

State Leaders Announce Budget Forecast for FY 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7th, 2015 Learn more
Tis The Season To Be Jolly: Budget Preview, Preview.

Tis The Season To Be Jolly: Budget Preview, Preview.

Tis the Season to be Jolly Learn more
Statement From President Niederhauser on Passing of Olene Walker

Statement From President Niederhauser on Passing of Olene Walker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 28, 2015 Learn more
From China Daily: Positive intent can cement China-US ties

From China Daily: Positive intent can cement China-US ties

Positive intent can cement China-US ties By Randy Wright Posted at ChinaDaily.com.cn Concrete is a wonderfully adaptable building material, as China well knows. What I didn’t realize was that it also holds valuable lessons for the building of relationships. I Learn more
Statement from Senator Aaron Osmond on Withdrawing from UCAT Presidential Appointment

Statement from Senator Aaron Osmond on Withdrawing from UCAT Presidential Appointment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 23, 2015 Learn more
November Confirmations

November Confirmations

On November 18th, 2015, the Utah Senate confirmed the following appointments made by Governor Herbert. Learn more
Utah Hosts the Assembly of State Legislatures

Utah Hosts the Assembly of State Legislatures

Utah Hosts Historic Assembly of State Legislatures Debate Legislators from 30+ States to debate resolution on Rules and Procedures for an Article V Convention Learn more
Senate Seeks Public Comment on Supreme Court Nominee

Senate Seeks Public Comment on Supreme Court Nominee

The Utah Senate is seeking public comment on John A. Pearce, who was recently nominated to the Utah Supreme Court. Learn more
Sen. Hinkins to receive lifetime achievement award from energy producers

Sen. Hinkins to receive lifetime achievement award from energy producers

Senator Hinkins & Industrial Electric to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Energy Producers From Emery County Progress, October 27th, 2015. David Hinkins started out as a 22 year old opening a small motor rewind shop on Orangeville’s Main Street in Learn more
Vickers: Public Health Department Deserves Our Praise

Vickers: Public Health Department Deserves Our Praise

Public Health Department Deserves Our Praise   By Evan Vickers Utah Senator, District 28 Originally posted at The Spectrum on October 25, 2015 One of the great privileges of serving in the Utah State Senate is being able to interact Learn more
Utah Project Takes Top Honors in GCN Awards

Utah Project Takes Top Honors in GCN Awards

Utah Project Takes Top Honors in GCN Awards Learn more
October Senate Confirmations

October Senate Confirmations

October Senate Confirmations Learn more
Utah Educational Savings Plan Gold Rating by Morningstar

Utah Educational Savings Plan Gold Rating by Morningstar

Utah Educational Savings Plan Receives Morningstar Gold Rating Learn more
Nǐ hǎo, Ambassador Tiankai!

Nǐ hǎo, Ambassador Tiankai!

Our Visit with the Chinese Ambassador This month, legislative leaders sat down with the Chinese Ambassador to the United States, Mr. Cui Tiankai. The following is from the Embassy’s website. Learn more
Henderson: Tax code too important to be reduced to political gamesmanship

Henderson: Tax code too important to be reduced to political gamesmanship

Tax code too important to be reduced to political gamesmanship By Deidre Henderson Utah State Senator, District 7 Published in the Deseret News on October 16th, 2015. Emphasis added. No serious observer of our nation’s politics and economics can question Learn more
Senate President calls on Congress to lift ban on crude exports, lift Utah’s economy

Senate President calls on Congress to lift ban on crude exports, lift Utah’s economy

Senate President calls on Congress to lift ban on crude exports, lift Utah’s economy This week, Utah Senate President Wayne Niederhauser joined 134 other senior legislative leaders from 40 states and Puerto Rico calling on Congress to lift the 1970s-era Learn more
Medicaid Expansion in Utah: The Latest

Medicaid Expansion in Utah: The Latest

The Latest in Utah Medicaid Expansion Discussions Learn more
Assessing the Risk / Preparing for Consequences

Assessing the Risk / Preparing for Consequences

Assessing the Risk / Preparing for Consequences Learn more
Utah Foundation Honors Former Senator Patricia Jones and Husband Dan Jones

Utah Foundation Honors Former Senator Patricia Jones and Husband Dan Jones

Utah Foundation Honors Former Senator Patricia Jones and Husband Dan Jones On Tuesday, former Senator Pat Jones and her husband Dan were honored by the Utah Foundation. The couple received the foundation’s first ever Insight Award. Senate President Wayne Niederhauser Learn more
Senator Gene Davis Statement on the Passing of His Wife, Penny

Senator Gene Davis Statement on the Passing of His Wife, Penny

Senator Gene Davis Statement on the Passing of His Wife, Penny Senator Davis released the following statement on the passing of his wife, Penny: “It is with great sadness that I announce the death of my wife, life partner and Learn more
Op-ed: Give Utah teachers a tax break to keep them on the job

Op-ed: Give Utah teachers a tax break to keep them on the job

Op-ed: Give Utah teachers a tax break to keep them on the job Learn more
August 2015 Confirmations

August 2015 Confirmations

On August 19, 2015, the Senate confirmed the following appointments from Governor Gary Herbert: Learn more
Op-ed: Save program that provides drugs for the poor

Op-ed: Save program that provides drugs for the poor

Op-ed: Save program that provides drugs for the poor By Senators Evan Vickers and Gene Davis Learn more
Email from Senate President to Senate re: Special Session

Email from Senate President to Senate re: Special Session

Today, President Wayne Niederhauser sent the following email to Utah State Senators regarding next week’s Special Session. We thought you might be interested. Learn more
AUDIO: Commentary on Prison Relocation’s Latest Updates

AUDIO: Commentary on Prison Relocation’s Latest Updates

Utah Legislative Update Radio Show: The Latest on Prison Relocation with Senator Jerry Stevenson, Senator Karen Mayne, and Senate President Wayne Niederhauser Learn more
Senator Dayton on EPA’s Careless Stewardship of Animas River Spill

Senator Dayton on EPA’s Careless Stewardship of Animas River Spill

STATEMENT FROM WATER DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION SENATE CHAIR MARGARET DAYTON REGARDING EPA’S CARELESS STEWARDSHIP OF ANIMAS RIVER SPILL State Water Development Commission to discuss the disaster on Tuesday Learn more
Utah Senate Invites Public Comment on Judicial Nominee

Utah Senate Invites Public Comment on Judicial Nominee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 13, 2015 Learn more