From: Sandy Peck
To: KCPW NEWS,
Subject: LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS LEGISLATIVE UPDATE *FRIDAY* JAN 31 2014
Date: Fri Jan 31 04:19:00 MST 2014
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Kara Hetrick:         KCPW LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

(801) 359-5279 ext.           air KCPW time 8:30     Record time 7:10   Kara will call   

                                               ANNA BROWER  720-275-1557 REPORTING   

   

http://www.lwvutah.org/legislative-updates.htm

 

Friday, January 31, 2014

 

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT the LEGISLATURE TODAY?

 

Meetings of Appropriations Subcommittees -  8 to 11 am and 2 to 5 pm.

 

Several of the subcommittee agendas begin with “Unfinished items from Previous Agenda” but at least one ends with “Vote on Changes to the Base Budget” so progress is being made.

 

House And Senate Floor Sessions -  11 am to Noon


 

APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE AGENDAS 8 to 11 am

 

Business, Economic Development, and Labor

Discussion of budget trends for:

Department of Alcohol Beverage Control

Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Department of Insurance

And votes on changes to the Base Budget


Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environmental Quality

Utah State Fair Corporation

Department of Agriculture and Food, including issue brief on Agricultural Trends


Public Education

Base Budget Reviews:

Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind

Science Outreach

Arts Outreach

 

Social Services

Intergenerational Poverty Report

Department of Workforce Services –

Federal Funds issue brief

Annual Audit

Performance Measures and Trends – to be included in budget as intent language

 

HOUSE AND SENATE FLOOR DEBATE 11 AM to Noon

 

APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE AGENDAS - 2 TO 5

 

Executive Offices and Criminal Justice

Base Budget Reviews and Issue Briefs for:

Division of Juvenile Justice Services

Attorney General

 

Higher Education

Institutional presentations from

University of Utah

Utah State University

Snow College

Salt Lake Community College

Utah Valley University

 

Committee discussion of S.B. 1 – Higher Education Base Budget Bill

Voting on any changes to S.B. 1 – HigherEducation Base Budget Bill (12-12-13 version).

 

Infrastructure and General Government

Capital Budget Overview

Capital Improvements

Capital Development

 Debt Service

2013 Continuing Disclosure Memo

2013 General Obligation Bond Official Statement

 

Social Services (afternoon session)

Base Budget  State Office of Rehabilitation

FY 2014 and FY 2015 Budget Discussions and Voting (at 3:20)

Public Input on today’s agenda (at 4:20)

Items from the next meeting’s agenda

 

 

Reminder for KCPW listeners: If you’re a budget wonk and can’t go to meetings, check out website of the Legislature le.utah.gov. If you click on Calendar, then on the appropriations subcommittee, you can see the agenda and the documents the committee will be examining. Of course you can also listen in to the discussion through le.utah.gov too. Click on Audio Video to see what’s playing.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS


Celebrating Rural Legislative Day - 9 to 5 in the Rotunda

 

The League will be involved in Osher Legislature Citizen Involvement Training 

 

The League invites you to join us at the Legislature

 
Or you can watch, listen or contact your legislator on line at Utah ’s legislative website le.utah.gov

  
For more information, and to read the League’s studies “Funding Utah Public Education” and “Relocation of the Utah State Prison at Draper," visit ourhome page lwvutah.org

We are also on Facebook and Twitter.

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