Week 1 has been both busy and productive for the Senate Democrats. On Wednesday evening, Senate Minority Leader Gene Davis joined House Minority Leader Brian S. King to lay out the Democratic vision for this legislative Session. The Democrats laid out four key priorities for this session: Protecting Hard Working Utah Families by: Providing Living Wages Providing Paid Parental Leave for State Employees Providing Equal Pay for Equal Work Addressing Health and Public Safety by:
Senate Minority Leader Gene Davis and House Minority Leader Brian S. King lay out the Democratic agenda for the 2018 legislative session. #Workers #Retirement #PublicSafety #Education #Democrats #AirQuality
Today, the Senate passed S.B. 21 - Public Safety and Firefighter Retirement Death Benefit Amendments, sponsored by Senator Karen Mayne. Under current law, if a firefighter or public safety employee who has accrued 20 years of service, but has not yet retired dies while off duty, their surviving spouse receives a reduced death benefit. This legislation changes the law to so that these employees are treated as if they have already retired, giving their spouses an appropriate de
The 2018 General Session begins today. Over the next 45 days, we will be hard at work tackling the issues that affect the lives of every person living in our state. Check back here often to see what legislation we are working on and to give us feedback on what you'd like to see going forward. We promise that from day 1 to day 45, we'll be hard at work fighting for YOU!
Press Release For Immediate Release January 18, 2018 Contacts: Aundrea Peterson Utah House of Representatives 801-791-3365 | firstname.lastname@example.org Jon Hennington Utah Senate 801-214-4611 |email@example.com Standing Up for Trauma Victims in a Bipartisan Manner Trauma-Informed Legislative Workgroup SALT LAKE CITY – Representative Ken Ivory (R-West Jordan) and Senator Luz Escamilla (D-Salt Lake) announced their proposed bipartisan legislation, H.B. 177 Trauma-Informe
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Improving the criminal justice process is very much a bi-partisan issue. In 2016 and in previous years, we have focused heavily on reinvesting in our criminal and juvenile justice populations. While we continue to improve, we must not forget our responsibility to victims of crime. Senator Luz Escamilla (D-Salt Lake), Representative Ken Ivory (R-West Jordan), and the Trauma-Informed Justice Workgroup invite you to attend an information panel discussion this coming Tuesday, Jan