Category: Western Utah

Flagged Bill: HJR 3 – Joint Resolution Calling for a Convention of the States for the Sole Purpose of Proposing a Countermand Amendment to the United States Constitution – Rep. Merrill Nelson

We here at Utah Political Capitol would like to thank you for trudging through the extremely long resolution title being proposed by Republican Representative Merrill Nelson of Grantsville, because his very dry sounding HJR 3 – Joint Resolution Calling for a…

Congressional Gridlock to cost Utah $35 Million

Counties across America stand to lose more than $400 million in funding from the loss of the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program. Budget negotiators opted to leave PILT out of the FY2014 Omnibus spending bill, which passed Wednesday…

DCFS Failing Kids in Western Utah

In a report released Tuesday, lawmakers were shocked to discover that the Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) a dramatic under-performance in the Western Region of the state. The Western Region, which covers Juab, Millard, Utah, Wasatch, and Summit…