Utah Legislature

On today's program: Summit County Council Member Claudia McMullin, Democratic State Representative Brian King and Republican State Senator Kevin Van Tassell.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with State Representative Kraig Powell about legislation he will introduce in the 2016 session. Coalville Mayor Trevor Johnson talks about the future of Coalville's City Park now that the fairgrounds could be moving to Hoytsville. Katie Wright the Director of the Park City Community Foundation introduces the Giving Guide and Park City Lacrosse Team Members have details about how to have your Christmas tree picked up and recycled while supporting local youth.

On today's program, Charlie Sturgis with Mountain Trails Foundation has this week's update. State Representative Kraig Powell talks about legislation he's proposing for the January session. Park City Institute Director Teri Orr talks about the line up for this winter's Main Stage at the Eccles Center that opens December 5th with a conversation with Edward Snowden. Park City Council  Member Tim Henney reviews some of the business at Thursday's council meeting, including a new ordinance regulating trash and recycling bins in Old Town.

Utah's 45-day legislative session starts Monday. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Some Utah lawmakers are still upset over the U.S. Supreme Court's non-action on the state's request to hear the lawsuit which is a district court judge let stand, overruling Utah's ban on same-sex marriage.   And given that, moves are reportedly underfoot for some legislative push back.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

The 2015 Utah Legislature session begins on Monday, January 26th and while revenues are looking strong going into the session, it just means more battles over where any additional money goes. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Three races for the Utah Legislature affect Summit County. The campaign finance reports handed in by the candidates show some remarkable differences. Rick Brough has more.

While Summit County's GOP plan to meet later last week, Coalville Republican Mel Brown, who represents House District 53, has two challengers within the party. One of those is Morgan City resident Blaine Hone, who says that Brown has done a good job, but leans too much toward the mainstream, as with education. Rick Brough has more.

Susan Horrocks, a Republican, is challenging incumbent GOP leader Kevin Van Tassell for re-election to Senate District 26. Horrock said she will be able to represent a five county, rural district that stretches from Vernal to Park City. Rick Brough has more.

Incumbent GOP Representative Mel Brown only has one Democratic challenger in his re-election bid for House District 53. That is Morgan County resident Ray Worthen. Rick Brough has more.

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