Issues from our perspective

Here we tell you about issues and reports from our perspective. It is our attempt to set the record straight.

Speaker's Video Blog

Perspective from the Speaker of the House

The Buzz

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

Week in Review

During the legislative session we will post regular updates and summaries of key issues that were debated

The Utah House of Representatives’ Blog

Cheryl Kinrade Brocksmith Acton was appointed by Governor Gary Herbert earlier this afternoon to fill the vacancy in House District 43. Acton will be sworn in as the newest member of the Utah House of Representatives tomorrow morning at 8:00 a.m. in the House Chamber. ... See MoreSee Less

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The Utah State Legislature will hold a special session, issued by the governor, in conjunction with September interim day. The purpose of the special session is to deal with items related to Operation Rio Grande. See the items that will be considered here: goo.gl/EmoUQV. ... See MoreSee Less

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Yesterday, Utah House members and various organizations chose to honor the memories of lives lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks by participating in Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance. More than 50 volunteers came together to serve 360 meals, prepare food for 1200 sack lunches, install 80 shelves, organize donations of art supplies and scrape rust off a fence at Catholic Community Services of Utah. This was just one of many service projects that took place to commemorate #911Day in Utah and around the country.

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On that fateful September day, we came together as a nation, sacrificing to move forward under challenging circumstances and fear of the unknown. We learned the lessons that will keep us free. Now more than ever, let us never forget.

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Tonight, Speaker Hughes answers questions from the community about #OperationRioGrande. We need to create a safe space in Rio Grande where those experiencing homelessness can access services they need, away from drug cartel members who prey on this vulnerable population - Speaker Hughes. ... See MoreSee Less

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