Category Archives: State Legislature

New Laws for the New Year

Happy New Year!  At least a dozen new state laws kicked in on New Year’s Day, including the new maps created during the 2011 redistricting process (you can view the new maps on the Lt Governor’s website).  Check out the … Continue reading

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Legislative Priorities Being Set for Upcoming Session

The Utah State Legislature will convene on January 23, and the session will run through March 8.  The Utah House Republican caucus will be focusing a lot of attention on education this year — an issue that ranks high in … Continue reading

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Will Redistricting Shun West Provo Again?

The process of post-census redistricting for our legislative, senate, congressional and state school board seats is nearing completion.  Some of the preliminary maps have been voted on by the redistricting committee and are in the final stages of tweaking, and … Continue reading

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Redistricting Special Session set for Oct 3

The governor has called a special session of the Legislature to address redistricting and to vote on proposed maps.  The special session will begin October 3. For more info and to view proposed maps as they become available, visit RedistrictUtah.com. … Continue reading

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Repeal HB 116 Update

Here’s the latest and greatest news in the effort to Repeal HB116: Resolution ADOPTED at GOP State Convention – The resolution entitled “Uphold the Constitution of the United States and Republican Immigration Platforms: Repeal HB116 and Replace” was adopted by … Continue reading

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Draw your Own Redistricting Map

Redistrict Utah now has their long-awaited map-drawing software online.  This program allows citizens to dabble in the redistricting process by drawing and submitting their own redistricting map suggestions.  Check it out at RedistrictUtah.com.

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First Public Redistricting Meeting Friday, in Lehi

Every 10 years after the census, local, state, and federal political boundaries are redrawn to reflect changing demographics and population shifts (including the boundary lines for the State House of Representatives, State Senate, State Board of Education and Congressional Districts). … Continue reading

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