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From: Stan Rasmussen
To: Sen. Weiler, T.,
Subject: Please register now for the Jan. 15 Sutherland Legislative Policy Conference
Date: 2013-12-19T01:36:04Z

Dear members of the Utah Senate and House of Representatives,


Please plan to join us on Wednesday morning, January 15, for the 2014 Sutherland Institute Legislative Policy Conference as we host moderated panel discussions/debates on three topics you will address in the upcoming general session. Venue will be the Senate Building at the Capitol.


Caucus/Convention System Reforms (9:00 to 10:30 am – Room 210)


Kirk Jowers – Hinckley Institute

LaVarr Webb – Exoro Group

James Evans – State Republican Party Chair

Paul Mero – Sutherland Institute


Transportation Funding (10:45 am to noon – Copper Room)


Randall O’Toole – Cato Institute

Sen. Kevin Van Tassell – Co-chair, Transportation Interim Committee

Rep. Johnny Anderson – Co-chair, Transportation Interim Committee

Andrew Gruber – Wasatch Front Regional Council

Lee Peacock – Utah Petroleum Association


Utah’s Water Issues (10:45 am to noon – Spruce Room)


Sen. Ralph Okerlund – Senate Majority Leader

Tim Hawkes – Trout Unlimited

Jodi Hoffman – Utah League of Cities and Towns

Bill Perry – Perry Homes

Gawain Snow – Farm Bureau Water Users Committee


You are welcome to invite a friend or colleague to join you – and while there is no charge for you and your guest to attend, we do ask that you register online in advance so we know how many to plan for.   


We look forward to seeing you on the 15th. In the meantime, we wish you and yours a very happy Christmas season!   



Stan Rasmussen | Director, Public Affairs

801-718-1841 (c)


Derek Monson | Director, Public Policy

512-698-1657 (c)


Sutherland Institute

801-355-1272 (o) | sutherlandinstitute.org