To: Rep. McKell, M.,
Subject: LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS LEGISLATIVE UPDATE *FRIDAY* JAN 31 2014
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
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
Base Budget Reviews:
Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind
Intergenerational Poverty Report
Department of Workforce Services –
Federal Funds issue brief
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
Institutional presentations from
University of Utah
Utah State University
Salt Lake Community College
Utah Valley University
Committee discussion of S.B. 1 – Higher Education Base Budget Bill
Infrastructure and General Government
Capital Budget Overview
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.
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 our home page lwvutah.org
We are also on Facebook and Twitter.
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