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This is our daily update about what happens on the Hill during the Session. Here you can see photos from around the House, videos, media reports, new blog posts, just about everything you want. Except taffy.

Week in Review

During the legislative session we will post regular updates and summaries of key issues that were debated

The Utah House of Representatives’ Blog

Media Alert: Speaker Hughes to hold media availability

Media Alert For Immediate Release March 9, 2017 Contact: Aundrea Peterson House Majority Communications Director Utah House of Representatives 801-791-3365| aundreapeterson@le.utah.gov Speaker Hughes to hold media availability What: Speaker Greg Hughes will host media access to comment on the 2017 General Session. Who: Speaker Greg Hughes When: Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 6:15 p.m. Where: Office of the Speaker of the House, Utah State Capitol   ###   Aundrea Peterson Majority Director of Communications Utah House of Representatives C: (801) 791-3365 O: (801) 326-1563 aundreapeterson@le.utah.gov  ... read more

March 8 – Daily Buzz

Today is the forty-third day of the 2017 Legislative Session. The prayer was offered by Rep. Brian King and the pledge was led by Rep. King’s intern, Ben Berger.

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Today, more than 100 people from over 35 countries took the Oath of Allegiance at the Utah State Capitol.

Representative Norm Thurston, in partnership with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), hosted the naturalization ceremony.

Utah Speaker of the House Greg Hughes and former Utah State Representative Sophia DiCaro delivered remarks at the ceremony. Laura McNeer, field office director for USCIS, administered the Oath of Allegiance.

Sharlee Hendricks, violinist, played the national anthem. Kim Cooney, international lyric tenor-baritone, sang “America, My Home” and surprised his daughter-in-law who was naturalizing.
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Today, more than 100 people from over 35 countries took the Oath of Allegiance at the Utah State Capitol. Representative Norm Thurston, in partnership with the United States Citizenship and ...

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ICYMI: Speaker Hughes recaps issues addressed during the 2017 session with Glen Mills on ABC4 Utah - Good4Utah. Watch here: goo.gl/CLyE9c. ... See MoreSee Less

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It is the first day of spring! Looking forward to the cherry blossoms blooming. ... See MoreSee Less

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Speaker Hughes sat down with Glen Mills to talk about the Utah Legislature increasing education funding, public lands and the homeless initiative. Watch the interview this Sunday, March 19 at 8 a.m. on ABC4 Utah - Good4Utah. ... See MoreSee Less

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The 2017 General Session has come to a close. Read about changes to the state’s alcohol policy, significant clean air legislation, increase in education funding, justice reform and more here: goo.gl/1FsRwK.

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We are LIVE! Media Q&A with Speaker Hughes. ... See MoreSee Less

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It's the final Daily Buzz for the session! Find out about education funding, security behind the scenes & more.

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Happy International Women's Day everyone!

Check out "10 Signs We're in the Last Week of Session" by Rep. Becky Edwards in the Daily Buzz here: goo.gl/qbhpSh

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Say hello to the Failed Bills Club. When a representative's bill fails, it's tradition for Rep. Jeremy Peterson to deliver a "Sympathy" chocolate bar to their desk. #bittersweet #utleg #utpol ... See MoreSee Less

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