Tag: Ralph Okerlund

Utah Senate Majority Leader Hospitalized

A general expression of concern about the recent hospitalization of Senator Ralph Okerlund (Republican–Monroe) was made at the Central Utah Leadership Summit, an annual gathering of elected officials and economic development experts in rural Utah. Public announcements by both Byron Woodland, Board…

Stephenson’s SB 38 Under Fire

When the debate on SB 38 School Funding Amendments was completed in the Senate, including the prior discussions in the Senate Education Committee, the Senate body passed the bill with some serious concerns that Senator Howard Stephenson (Republican – Draper) indicated would be “fixed in…

Hughes Named Speaker of the House

With the ink all but dry on the 2014 election, Republican House members elected Draper representative, Greg Hughes, to be the next Speaker of the House, ending months of speculation on who would be arguably the second most powerful person in…