Mid-morning Buzz: February 4, 2013

Hope your chicken wing heartburn and sugar high has subsided, because we’re delving right in to week two.

Here’s a list of bills that are up on the floor right now, courtesy of the reading calendars. (Tip: look at the third calendar).

News briefs

The Salt Lake Tribune did a piece about women in the Legislature over the weekend.

Congressman Chris Stewart visited the Legislature. Here’s the Deseret News recap of it.

Rep. Dunnigan is sponsoring a bill to increase the speed limit along rural freeways. The Daily Herald has a piece about it.

And from the Standard-Examiner, a photo gallery from the first few days of the 2013 Session.

What we’re working on

Remember to come to the Speaker’s Hangout on our Google+ page. It begins at 1:45.

Little bird told us…

The Senate had a pretty neat surprise the other day.