Category: In the House

Briscoe to Propose Carbon Tax

With the annual winter inversion peeking it’s head out, Representative Joel Briscoe (Democrat – Salt Lake City) announced yesterday that he will be proposing a carbon tax in the upcoming legislative session. Though specifics were not announced, a “carbon tax”…

Minimum Wage Hike Killed in Committee

Legislation aimed at offering a “living wage” to Utahns died in the House Business and Labor Committee Thursday. HB 195 – Living Wage Amendments, sponsored by Representative Lynn Hemingway (Democrat – Millcreek), raises the minimum wage for a private and…