The Buzz: February 12, 2013

The Buzz: February 12, 2013

Congressman Rob Bishop made an appearance in the House, wearing his trademark sweater. Rep. Dee celebrated the occasion with a sweater of his own. Listen to Rep. Bishop’s address here. You can also view the Deseret News’ report.

Rep. Jeremy Peterson decided to serenade the House. Here’s his musical rendition of the social calendar.

Rep. Menlove’s HB81, which creates a public health education program about cytomegalovirus (CMV), passed the House unanimously. CMV is an infection that can be transmitted during pregnancy and can affect a newborn child with development disorders. It’s off to the Senate now.

There’s a new app that will track legislative bills on your Android or iPhone. Here are the links from Google Play and App Store.

Here’s the Tribune’s roundup on the committee hearings going on today. If you can’t make it up to the Hill, listen in at

Stay in school! But thanks.