Economic Development and Workforce Services Interim Committee

The Economic Development and Workforce Services Interim Committee considers issues related to these three departments of state government:

  1. Department of Workforce Services
  2. Department of Heritage and Arts
  3. Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Committee Members:

Rep. Rebecca P. Edwards (R), Chair
Sen. Brian E. Shiozawa (R), Chair
Rep. Patrice M. Arent (D)
Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck (D)
Rep. Sophia M. DiCaro (R)
Rep. Keith Grover (R)
Rep. Timothy D. Hawkes (R)
Rep. Bradley G. Last (R)

Rep. Val L. Peterson (R)
Rep. Scott D. Sandall (R)
Rep. Robert M. Spendlove (R)
Rep. John R. Westwood (R)
Rep. Brad R. Wilson (R)
Sen. Lincoln Fillmore (R)
Sen. Karen Mayne (D)
Sen. Ann Millner (R)
Sen. Jerry W. Stevenson (R)

Study Items:

Long Term Planning – Hear presentations regarding top 3 goals and desire legislation from:

  • GOED
  • DWS
  • Dept. of Heritage and Arts
  • USTAR
  • Utah Fund of Funds

Impact of Incentive Programs – Deep dive into economic impact of incentives including:

  • EDTIF
  • IAF
  • Motion Picture Incentive Program
  • Tourism Incentives
  • Community Impact Board
  • Review best practices based on Pew Study and other sources.

STEM Action Center – Review goals, costs, and outcomes of STEM Action Center.

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