Morning Buzz | January 27, 2015

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. The audio for the Social Services Appropriations Subcommittee, Business, Economic Development, and Labor Appropriations Subcommittee, Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environmental Quality Appropriations Subcommittee, and the Public Education Appropriations Subcommittee can all be streamed online at le.utah.gov. (If you have any issues with the webplayer be sure to tweet @utahreps or @utahsenate so we can look into it for you.)

House floor time will begin at 11:00am, and can also be streamed at le.utah.gov. Later this afternoon the House Economic Development and Workforce Services Committee, House Government Operations Committee, House Political Subdivisions Committee, and the House Revenue and Taxation Committee will all meet and their audio can be streamed as well. Don’t forget, you can check out the committee agendas ahead of time on our website: le.utah.gov.

Now, for some links we like:

The folks over at Utah Politico Hub have put together a list of who’s who on Twitter this session. [UPH]

The Standard Examiner gives us a good look at the bills northern Utah Lawmakers support this session. [Standard Examiner]

The Daily Herald tells you what to expect during the 2015 General Session. [Daily Herald]

Yesterday we heard the State of the Judiciary, you can read about Justice Durrant’s remarks over at the Deseret News. [DNews]

Speaker Hughes gave his first speech as Speaker of the House and you can read it at the Salt Lake Tribune. [Tribune]

Speaking of our Speaker, here’s a great article on his background. [Tribune]

 

And in case you missed it, here’s a photo roundup of our first day back!