Considering public school transportation in the budget debate

(cross-posted to Utah Legislature Watch)Utah Policy editors have published a piece on options for transportation of school children. Currently, the Salt Lake City School District uses Utah Transit Authority for some of its school transportation needs. Many private schools also rely on UTA for student transportation.Today, UTA bus routes obviously aren’t maximized for school needs. … Continue reading Considering public school transportation in the budget debate

Outlining Priorities: Guv’s State of the State

Utah Legislature Watch)Governor Herbert delivered his first State of the State Addretonight. His priorities including keeping taxes from being raised, holding public education harmless from budget cuts, transportation, and legislative ethics reform. For the first time in three years, we are expecting an increase in revenue for the upcoming fiscal year. Housing is beginning to stabilize, … Continue reading Outlining Priorities: Guv’s State of the State

Let the Games Begin!

(cross-posted to Utah Legislature Watch)Today’s opening of the Utah Legislature will bring  a variety of  issues in the spotlight, among them being: The Budget- addressing the “shortfall” and how/if to use the “rainy day” fund and other measures to generate revenue -  and within the budget debate are the hot topics of public and higher … Continue reading Let the Games Begin!

Green Party Speakers Bureau

Yesterday I received a call from the Green Party of the United States Media Team which issued an invitation to me to be on the GPUS Speakers Bureau.  I was interviewed on tape last year by the national media team at the GPUS Annual National Meeting in Tucson, AZ.  I also was a speaker at … Continue reading Green Party Speakers Bureau