Tag: Matt Lyon

So Long, Farewell…

In middle school and high school, I convinced myself I was destined for the stage (#MusicalTheaterNerd). I sang in choirs, took voice lessons, struggled to touch my toes in ballet class, emoted fiercely in my acting classes… Then everything changed when I took AP Environmental Science  at Highland High (go Rams). This led to my

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ABU Update: Adoption Language, Death Penalty, Speed Traps

Source: KCPW On today’s Better Utah Legislative Update KCPW’s Roger McDonough is joined by Matt Lyon, Strategic Advisor with Alliance for a Better Utah. Today they discuss a legislative attempt to change language in state code related to adoption, initiatives related to the death penalty, and legislation on city budgets and speed traps. Listen to

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ABU Update: Full Medicaid Expansion Initiative Advances along with Power-Grabs

Source: KCPW A bill by Democratic Senator Gene Davis would return to the governor the power to accept full Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. It (somewhat surprisingly) advanced out of committee. Meanwhile, an initiative to upset the balance of two administrative committees passed the House. Alliance for a Better Utah Strategic Advisor Matt

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ABU Update: Big Water Projects Advance as Air Quality Initiatives Stall

Source: KCPW A measure that environmentalists say is designed to fund the Lake Powell and Bear River pipelines is awaiting consideration in committee. Meanwhile, initiatives to address air quality in Utah have stalled. Alliance for a Better Utah Strategic Advisor Matt Lyon joins KCPW’s Roger McDonough for the latest Better Utah Legislative Update. Read KCPW

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Better Utah Legislative Update: Week 2 Momentum

Source: KCPW Alliance for a Better Utah Strategic Advisor Matt Lyon speaks with KCPW’s Roger McDonough about second-week momentum on the hill. Plus, bills addressing straight-party voting, medicaid expansion, guns and more – on this edition of KCPW’s Better Utah Legislative Recap. Listen to KCPW report here.

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