The Daily Buzz – February 26, 2016

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China’s Liaoning Province delegation visited the Capitol Thursday, February 25.

Utah Legislature adopted concurrent resolution SCR17, sponsored by House Speaker Greg Hughes and Senate PresidentWayne Neiderhauser, that celebrates and renews the state’s unique 10-year state-to-province relationship with its Chinese counterpart. The resolution was signed by Speaker Greg Hughes, President Wayne Neiderhauser and Governor Gary Herbert during a ceremony in the Gold Room.

IMG_5066A major purpose of the Liaoning delegation’s visit is to investigate new business, trade, educational and cultural opportunities and partnerships with Utah.

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“In recent years, China has emerged as an economic powerhouse and has strongly signaled that it has no intentions of relinquishing this new role,” explained House Speaker Greg Hughes. “Many Utahns will benefit from the deepening partnership between Utah and Liaoning Province in tourism, trade, science and education that fostered by this visit.”

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The schedule for Friday, February 26, 2016:

7:45 AM House Judiciary Committee

8:00 AM House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee

8:00 AM House Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee

9:00 AM House Transportation Committee

10:00 AM House Chamber, House Floor Time 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

2:00 PM House Chamber, House Floor Time 2:00 PM-5:00 PM

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