The Buzz

This is our daily update about what happens on the Hill during the Session. Here you can see the best Tweet of the day, photos from around the House, videos, media reports, new blog posts, just about everything you want. Except taffy.

 

Bills

How about some policy discussion? Here you will find commentary from representatives and staff about featured bills.

 

The Reps

Want to know about your representative and what they’re up to? Here you will (soon) find the representatives on social media, where to find their legislation and committees, and videos of the reps.

 

Week in Review

During the legislative session we will post a regular update and summary of the key issues that were debated

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Morning Buzz | January 30, 2015

Good morning! We got started bright and early this morning with a handful of appropriations committees. You can tune in to the Social Services Appropriations Subcommittee, Executive Offices and Criminal Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, Higher Education...

Morning Buzz | January 29, 2015

Good morning all! We’re on day 4 of 45, and back in committee meetings this morning. Tune in to our website to listen to the Social Services Appropriations Subcommittee, Business, Economic Development, and Labor Appropriations Subcommittee, Natural Resources,...

Morning Buzz | January 28, 2015

Good morning! Today we get started with committee meetings at 8am. You can find a list of the committees meeting, links to audio streaming and agendas on our website. This morning you can tune in to the Social Services Appropriations Subcommittee, Executive Offices...

Morning Buzz | January 27, 2015

Good morning fellow legislature enthusiasts! The buzz is back and better than ever, so be sure to check back here every morning or follow us on Twitter and Facebook to get daily updates. Today our first committee meetings of the session start bright and early at 8am....

Speaker Greg Hughes | 2015 Opening Day Speech

Fellow representatives, it is truly an honor to stand before you today as Utah’s Speaker of the House. This is a responsibility I take very seriously and I’m humbled by the trust you all have shown in me. I want to thank Congressman Rob Bishop for joining us today and...

Remembering Utah’s First Female Speaker of the House

If you’d like to submit your own memories of Speaker Lockhart, please send them to BeckyLockhartMemories@gmail.com. REMEMBERING UTAH’S FIRST FEMALE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE, REBECCA LOCKHART 1968 – 2015 “Using your real voice might make you uncomfortable.  It might...

Speaker Becky Lockhart Passes Away

For immediate release January 17, 2015   Former Speaker Rebecca Lockhart Passes Away   Former Speaker Rebecca Lockhart passed away in her home shortly after noon today from an unrecoverable and extremely rare neurodegenerative brain disease. She was 46.  ...