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Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 @ 6:22PM

My Op-Ed on Post-Employment Restrictions – Deseret News

“We have a supremely skilled and qualified workforce and protecting their interests also serves to buttress our state’s competitive business advantage. Utah’s best and brightest employees are a resource like no other. Our efforts in building a vibrant economy need to focus as much on retaining workers as on recruiting…

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Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 @ 1:21PM

State Leaders Release Revised Revenue Numbers

SALT LAKE CITY (Feb. 22, 2016) –Utah’s consensus revenue numbers were released today in cooperation with leaders from the Senate, House of Representatives and the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget. After making adjustments related to increased income tax, lower severance tax and other revenue adjustments, the new consensus estimates…

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Thursday, February 11th, 2016 @ 4:12PM

Upcoming Town Hall

Please join me for a town hall meeting to discuss the 2016 legislative session: Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 pm Corner Canyon High School atrium

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Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 @ 2:57PM

Federal Mismanagement of Western Lands Presentation

I joined with the Heritage Foundation for a panel discussion, “Federal Mismanagement of Western Lands: Bringing Solutions to Washington”. You can listen here.

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Friday, December 25th, 2015 @ 5:42PM

Merry Christmas!

It was Dec. 25, 1914, five months into WWI and an amazing event occurred. A German soldier shouted to the British troops with whom they were engaged in battle, asking for a one-day truce. Enemy troops promised not to shoot as together they sang Christmas carols, talked of loved ones…

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Sunday, February 1st, 2015 @ 12:21PM

Groundhog Day

Honestly, I’ve been anxious to see if I, upon walking into the House Chambers this morning, would be bolstered in my desire to tackle the truly transformational issues we face this year. Like the groundhog, would I see my shadow and be confronted with the prospect of another session that…

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