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|Yet another busy week! We’ve analyzed and ranked 12 more bills, gave live coverage of the 2013 SLCO Inaugurations, and put out another UPC internet show! As it turns out, UPC will also be featured on Channel 2 this weekend about quickly we’re growing to become the best source for political news in Utah. It’s all thanks to your support, so keep clicking!
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Oversimplifying the Education Budget Can Lead To Horrible Consequences
Often times when analyzing legislation, bills can appear to be sound, logical, and even reasonable upon first glance. But, after analyzing many bills over many years, one starts to learn that these types of bills are the ones that you have to hold to the highest level of scrutiny…
Photo Gallery: 2013 SLCO Inauguration
We’ve got 39 exlusive photos of the SLCO Inaugurations this week. Mayor Ben McAdams, Councilman Sam Granato, outgoing Mayor Peter Corroon and more!
This isn’t from us.. but it’s worth a read. The Salt Lake Tribune has broken a story about how an indicted businessman says our newly elected Attorney General John Swallow may have been involved in bribery and fraud.
Don’t forget to listen to the UPC Podcast!
This week, Eric & Curtis discuss GOP Gun Restriction Bills and Quirky Fixes to Education Funding
Don’t forget, the podcast airs Monday mornings on UtahPoliticalCapitol.com! This week’s guest is former Republican Representative and blogger, Holly Richardson.
This Week’s Analyzed Bills, From Best to Worst
|HB 271||Funding For Public Education||Rep. Bird||+5|
|HB 55||Education Funding Amendments||Rep. Briscoe||+5|
|HJR 1||Joint Resolution Expressing Support for the Utah Compact||Rep. Hemingway||+5|
|SJR 4||Joint Resolution on Ethics Complaint Procedures||Sen. Robles||+4|
|SB 108||Civil Rights Amendments Relating to Persons with a Disability||Sen. Jones||+4|
|HB 262||Unaffiliated Voter Amendments||Rep. Hall||+3|
|HB 31||Enticing a Minor Amendments||Rep. Webb||+3|
|HB 274||Tax Credits for Employing a Homeless Person||Rep. King||+3|
|SB 39||Parental Responsibility For Sex Education||Sen. Reid||+2|
|SB 128||Financial Transparency In Education||Sen. Thatcher||-3|
|HB 268||Disorderly Conduct Amendments||Rep. Ray||-4|