House (West) Building, Utah State Capitol
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013
Schedule of Events
VIP Breakfast–2013 Budget Challenges
Senator Lyle Hillyard, Co-Chair – Exec. Appropriations Committee
Representative Mel Brown, Co-Chair – Exec. Appropriations Committee
Public lands management: Is Utah ready?
Representative Mike Noel, Chair – House Natural Resources, Agriculture & Environment Standing Comm.
Tony Rampton, Asst. AG – Public Lands Policy Coordinating Office
Brian Merrill, Commercial Recreation Rep. – Utah Resource Advisory Council
Ted Wilson, Former Senior Environmental Advisor to Gov. Gary Herbert
Utah liquor laws: public safety vs. economic development
Senator John Valentine, Chair – Senate Rules Committee
Melva Sine, CEO – Utah Restaurant Association
James Fell, Sr. Research Scientist – Alcohol, Policy, & Safety Research Center
Art Brown, President – Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Utah
Energy development vs. air quality
Senator Ralph Okerlund, Senate Majority Leader
Kathleen Sgamma, VP of Govt. & Public Affairs – Western Energy Alliance
Brock LeBaron, Deputy Director – Utah Division of Air Quality
David Nimkin, Southwest Sr. Reg. Dir. – National Parks Conservation Assoc.
Should Utah expand Medicaid?
Senator Stuart Adams, Senate Majority Whip
Representative Rebecca Chavez-Houck, House Asst. Minority Whip
Dr. John Nelson, Former Pres. – American Med. Assoc. & Utah Med. Assoc.
Bill Tibbitts, Associate Director – Crossroads Urban Center
12:15-12:40 p.m. Legislative Preview
Speaker of the House Rebecca Lockhart
Senate President-elect Wayne Niederhauser
12:45-1:30 p.m. Should government subsidize a convention hotel in Salt Lake City?
Moderator: Rod Arquette, The Rod Arquette Show, KNRS 105.7 FM & 570 AM
Jason Mathis, Executive Director – Downtown Alliance
Jeff Sachs, Founding Partner – Strategic Advisory Group
Clint Ensign, Senior VP – Sinclair Companies (Grand America Hotel)
Royce Van Tassell, VP – Utah Taxpayers Association
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