Wrapping up the 2022 Legislative Session: Strong Communities

This is Part II of a four-part series looking at the good, the bad, and the ugly of the 2022 General Session of the Utah State Legislature. This is by no means a comprehensive guide to the session, but rather a quick glance at the highlights (and lowlights) of what …

We need more Period Positive legislation in Utah

2022 is the year of periods, otherwise known as menstruation. This year, period-positive legislation is being passed and movies are being made. Periods are something that a little under half of the world population experiences, and yet there is a stigma to not even mention it. To pass even more …

Wrapping up the 2022 Legislative Session: Equal Rights

This is Part I of a four-part series looking at the good, the bad, and the ugly of the 2022 General Session of the Utah State Legislature. This is by no means a comprehensive guide to the session, but rather a quick glance at the highlights (and lowlights) of what …

2022 Session Week Six

It’s day 41 of the 45-day Utah Legislative Session! We fully expect the Legislature to be working into the wee hours of the last day of the session on Friday, so we will be too. Please follow along with us via Twitter or sign up for our daily updates to …

2022 Session Week Five

Here is week 5 of Utah’s Legislative Session update! Things are moving quickly up here on Capitol Hill as lawmakers rush to move bills through the process with a little over nine days left until sine die.    Until then, we have some action alerts for you and updates on some of …

2022 Session Week Four

Here are two updates I wanted to share with you from the session last week: UTAH LAKE: Conserve Utah Valley held a rally at the Capitol Building on Monday last week to protest Lake Restoration Solution’s proposal to deepen Utah Lake and use the dredged materials to create manufactured islands …

2022 Session Week Three

Last week we saw movement on two problematic bills focused on lawmakers and the free press. HB 96, which raises the cost of accessing public records for those who frequently request them from government entities, passed the House last Wednesday.A lawmaker singled out the Salt Lake Tribune as a “vexatious …

2022 Session Week Two

Last week in the Legislature, we saw a focus on education, with hotly contested H.B. 234 and S.B. 114 sparking controversy amongst legislators and teachers alike.  After an outpouring of opposition to the bill, including over 30,000 signatures on the petition from the Utah Education Association we included in our daily update last week, Rep. Jordan …

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