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End of 2015 Legislative Session Countdown Mar 12, 2015

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Rep. Dave Lifferth's Report Card

Report card  '13  '14  '15
Attndance 100% 96% 100%
TaxPyrs #1 100% #11 88%  #21
 82%
Sutherlnd #15 79% #8
89%
#14
94%
Parents
Choice Ed
#20
89%
#8 88%
Libertas #36 45%   #24
  69%
#3 90%

UEA
#45
47%
#52 47%
Votes with constits surveys 100% 98%
(100% w/ delgts)
97%
(100% w/ delgts)

Incresd Ed
Funding
2% 3.5% 4%
Emails sent >23k >30k >30k


Named '13,'14 Business Champion by SL Chamber of Commerce

 

Education Town Hall meeting 5/1/15 7pm

Education Town Hall meeting

Friday May 1st 7pm

at Westlake High School Auditorium

State School Board Superintendent Brad Smith and other elected officials and educators will also speak and take questions.


See Rep. Lifferth's votes on every bill for 2015:

Votes Feb 26-March 12

Votes Jan 26-Feb 25

2015 Perfect Attendance

Rep. Lifferth's Rankings

Libertas: #3 of 75 at 90% (differed on 2 votes:HB330,SB97)

Taxpayers Association: #21 of 75 at 82% (differed on 2 votes:HB330,SB97)

Sutherland: #14 of 75 at 94% (differed on 1 vote: HB48)

Utah Grassroots: tba

UEA: tba

Parents for Choice in Education: TBA

Utah Charter Network: #13 of 75 at 94% (differed on 2 votes:HB186,SB97)

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Blog Posts

Post 2015 Session Wrap Up at Neptune Park

Posted by David Lifferth on March 28, 2015 at 6:21pm 0 Comments

I gave a post session wrap up on a Windy Day at Neptune Park n Saratoga Springs.

I reviewed the high profile bills that passed and failed during the 2015 Legislative Session.  There was lots of follow up and discussion on Education Issues, Anti-Discrimination and Religious Freedoms, Healthy Utah, Prison Relocation, and the process of passing laws.  There was discussion of which new laws were good and which ones were changes that improved existing laws.  I was encouraged to remove bad laws that are on the books. I even had requests for legislation next year.

I appreciate the feedback and dialog with those that are actively trying to make Utah a great place to live. I am a better legislator because of the open dialog that exists in my…

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Party Affiliation of Voters in House District 2

Posted by David Lifferth on March 28, 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Several recent conversations have discussed the Party Affiliation of the Voters in House District 2.  I agreed to post that here.…

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End of Session Survey Results 2015 compared to 2014

Posted by David Lifferth on March 27, 2015 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

These are the 2015 Post Session survey results compared to 2014. I think that voters that are actively involved are comfortable with the consistency from Rep. Lifferth. This results in increases in positive responses. Some of the "other" responses are also included.

Q1: Have you participated in the surveys conducted by Rep. David Lifferth?

Yes No
2014 73% 20%
2015 87% 9%
Difference +14%…
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How did legislators vote on SB235 School Turnaround/Education Modifications

Posted by David Lifferth on March 19, 2015 at 8:00am 0 Comments

2SB 235
Education Modifications
Niederhauser
/ Last
Amended
Senate 3rd Reading
Final Passage
Yeas 43 Nays 29 N/V 3 Closed



Yeas - 43

Anderegg, J. Anderson, Johnny Barlow, S. Christensen, L. Christofferson, K.
Coleman, K. Cox, F. Daw, B. Dee, B. Draxler, J.…
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How did legislators vote on HB394 (Tesla) New Car Sales Amendments

Posted by David Lifferth on March 19, 2015 at 7:51am 0 Comments

2HB 394
New Car Sales Amendments
Coleman
/
Substituted
3rd Reading
Final Passage
Yeas 32 Nays 41 N/V 2 Closed



Yeas - 32

Anderegg, J. Christofferson, K. Coleman, K. Cox, F. Cox, J.
Daw, B. Draxler, J. Fawson, J. Gibson, F. Greene, B.
Grover,…
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How did legislators vote on SB53 State Domestic Animal

Posted by David Lifferth on March 17, 2015 at 8:06pm 0 Comments

http://le.utah.gov/~2015/bills/static/SB0053.html

SB 53
State Domestic Animal
Osmond
/ Daw
Senate 3rd Reading
Final Passage
Yeas 27 Nays 43 N/V 5 Closed



Yeas - 27

Anderegg, J. Arent, P. Christofferson, K. Cox, F. Cutler, B. R.
Daw, B. Dee, B.…
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How did legislators vote on HB2 Amendment to sweep budget $ into Higher Education budgent

Posted by David Lifferth on March 17, 2015 at 8:02pm 0 Comments

http://le.utah.gov/~2015/bills/static/HB0008.html

HB 8
State Agency and Higher Education Compensation Appropriations
Sanpei
/ Hillyard
3rd Reading
Motion to Amend 1 - Division
Yeas 19 Nays 54 N/V 2 Closed



Yeas - 19

Arent, P. Briscoe, J. Chavez-Houck, R. Cunningham, R. Cutler, B. R.
DiCaro, S. Duckworth, S. Gibson,…
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How did legislators vote on HB2 Amendment to sweep budget $ into Education budgent

Posted by David Lifferth on March 17, 2015 at 7:54pm 0 Comments

HB 2
Public Education Budget Amendments
Sanpei
/ Hillyard
3rd Reading
Motion to Adopt Substitute 1 - Division
Yeas 28 Nays 44 N/V 3 Closed



Yeas - 28

Arent, P. Briscoe, J. Chavez-Houck, R. Cunningham, R. Cutler, B. R.
DiCaro, S. Draxler, J. Duckworth, S. Dunnigan, J. Edwards, R.…
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How did legislators vote on HB446 Amendment to insert Healthy Utah into Utah Cares

Posted by David Lifferth on March 17, 2015 at 7:50pm 0 Comments

4HB 446
Extension of Primary Care Network and Medicaid Benefits Under Existing 70/30 Federal/state Cost Sharing Amendments
Dunnigan
/
Substituted
Time Certain
Motion to Adopt Substitute 4 - Division
Yeas 22 Nays 52 N/V 1 Closed



Yeas - 22

Arent, P. Briscoe, J. Chavez-Houck, R. Cutler, B. R. DiCaro, S.
Duckworth, S. Edwards, R. Hall, C. Hollins,…
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How did legislators vote on HB199 Pilot Program for Assistance for Children with Disabilities and Complex Medical Conditions

Posted by David Lifferth on March 17, 2015 at 7:45pm 0 Comments

1HB 199
Pilot Program for Assistance for Children with Disabilities and Complex Medical Conditions
Redd
/
HHHS Substituted 12-0-0
Time Certain
Final Passage
Yeas 72 Nays 0 N/V 3 Closed



Yeas - 72

Anderegg, J. Anderson, Johnny Arent, P. Barlow, S. Briscoe, J.
Brown, M. Chavez-Houck, R. Chew, S. Christensen, L.…
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Alpine School District:

*Paula Hill
p8hill@gmail.com

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