Vox Populi is a Latin phrase which translates to "voice of the people". This phrase is posted directly above the House floor, to remind all of what our system of government is about. We are directly responsible to you, the citizen.
Hopefully you caught some sleep over the weekend, like this kid did. First and foremost, the main priority of the Utah Legislature: setting the state’s budget. We are constitutionally required to balance the budget each year, and we’re just about there. Here are a few highlights: Increase the weighted pupil unit by 2% $2.9 million [...]
All signs are pointing to a healthy Utah economy, but concerns over federal mismanagement and growth in public education and health care costs requires we be even more cautious when using taxpayer dollars. Our new budget projections are: $264 million in ongoing revenue $161 million in one-time revenue The numbers are agreed upon projections between [...]