Posts made in April, 2015

Prison Relocation Commission Announces Open Houses

Prison Relocation Commission Announces Open Houses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 28, 2015 Learn more
CMV + Caucus/Convention Happenings

CMV + Caucus/Convention Happenings

KTALK: Count My Vote and the Caucus/Convention System On today’s KTALK Legislative Update, Senate President Wayne Niederhauser was joined by Senator Curt Bramble and Senator Todd Weiler to talk about the latest in the Count My Vote/Caucus Convention Saga. If you’re interested Learn more
A Balanced Budget

A Balanced Budget

On Balancing Our Budget & 2015’s HJR7: “Our Utah State Constitution requires the state legislature to balance the budget each year. And we do. We have a constitutional debt limit as well, preventing us from borrowing too much money. We Learn more
Utah’s new take on criminal justice

Utah’s new take on criminal justice

KTALK: Why we need criminal justice reform in Utah, and what we’re doing about it On today’s KTALK Legislative Update, Senate President Wayne Niederhauser was joined by Senator Stuart Adams and Zoe Towns of the Pew Research Institute. The topic? Learn more
From the Prison Relocation Commission

From the Prison Relocation Commission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2015 Contact: Bob Nardi, 973-809-7495 Prison Relocation Commission Clarifies Site-Selection Process for New Facility SALT LAKE CITY – At its February 27th meeting, the Prison Relocation Commission (PRC) selected five finalist sites for the new Learn more
On Norm Bangerter

On Norm Bangerter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 14, 2015 Senate President Wayne Niederhauser honors memory and legacy of Governor Bangerter Salt Lake City – Tonight, Senate President Wayne Niederhauser issued the following statement on the passing of former Governor Norm Bangerter: “We were Learn more
#Utah Legislative Update: 9 a.m. Thursdays on 630 AM

#Utah Legislative Update: 9 a.m. Thursdays on 630 AM

#Utah Legislative Update: 9 a.m. Thursdays on 630 AM Miss those daily legislative briefings? Well, today you’re in luck.  For one hour each week, President Niederhauser hosts the Utah Legislative Update. Every Thursday 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. KTKK – Learn more
Math Competency and Student Success

Math Competency and Student Success

By Ann Millner Utah State Senator, District 18 Originally Published at Utah Policy.  40 percent of our college students are forced to take remedial math in college.  It has been that way for two decades.  That’s about 12,000 every year – and Learn more
2015 Vetoes. Override, or not?

2015 Vetoes. Override, or not?

By Wayne Niederhauser Senate President Today, Governor Gary Herbert vetoed 5 bills passed during the 2015 General Session (plus a few line-items we requested he veto in SB3). While we sometimes disagree with the executive branch, we respect the governor’s work, and Learn more