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Tweet On Wednesday morning, Representative John Dougall (R-American Fork) presented a bill that would give Utah students education savings accounts, providing them more options for their schooling. Watch today’s video report to learn more about HB 123 and why Sutherland thinks … Continue reading
Tweet Today’s video addresses SB 208, the Health Care Compact. Watch below to hear what the sponsor, Senator Stuart Adams (R – Layton), said about the bill as well as Stan Rasmussen, director of public affairs at Sutherland Institute. You … Continue reading
Tweet SJR 22, a proposed amendment to limit government spending, made it through its first committee hearing last week but has a long way to go. Watch the following video to learn more about why Utah needs a spending amendment … Continue reading
Tweet A bill that would require Utah teachers and school administrators to be evaluated each year cleared a legislative committee on Monday. SB 64, sponsored by Senator Aaron Osmond (R-South Jordan), would require the State Board of Education to design … Continue reading
Tweet Watch our latest video report on a bill that would repeal DUI checkpoints in Utah. Representative David Butterfield (R – Logan), sponsor of HB 140, explains why he’s running the bill and Terry Keefe, chief of police in Layton … Continue reading
Tweet Here are a few thoughts in light of the House Education Committee’s favorable 8-7 vote on HB 363 today, a bill that would require abstinence education in public schools: The current debate in Utah regarding how much and what … Continue reading
Tweet SJR 22, a resolution that would limit state spending, cleared its first hurdle on Wednesday. Watch this video report to learn more about how this piece of legislation would benefit Utah:
Tweet Fans of limited government scored a victory Wednesday night as the Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee passed SJR 22 out with a 4-2 vote. SJR 22 is a Government Spending Amendment to the Utah Constitution that limits state … Continue reading
Tweet Today’s video is about HB 236, a bill sponsored by Representative Stephen Sandstrom that would expand the circumstances under which a court may order alimony and increase the length of time alimony may be awarded.
Tweet Watch today’s video to learn about HB 308, a bill that would require mothers who want to give up their baby for adoption to notify the unmarried biological father in some circumstances.
Tweet For anyone with a personal budget, it’s the eternal question: “Do I spend just about everything I have on my current needs and wants, or do I shrink my spending budget so I have money to put into savings? … Continue reading
Tweet A Senate committee voted today to table SB 51, a bill that would have added protections for sexual orientation and gender identity in housing and employment law. Watch this video to learn more about it:
Tweet Kudos to the members of the Senate Government Operations and Political Subdivisions Standing Committee for applying the same treatment to future legislators that state employees receive. The committee voted 5-1 this afternoon in favor of SB 156, the bill … Continue reading
Tweet The effort to give a “hand up, not a hand out” to Utah families stuck in poverty for several consecutive generations took another step forward today as SB 37 passed unanimously out of the House Workforce Services and … Continue reading
Tweet SB 144 aims to stop predatory practices by individuals claiming to provide legal advice to immigrants. Watch this video to hear what Senator Luz Robles (D-Salt Lake City), the bill’s sponsor, and Stan Rasmussen, Sutherland’s director of public … Continue reading