I made a big deal about how out of the 20+ surveys that I took of the voters in Saratoga Springs and Eagle Mountain, that my votes in the State Legislature were 100% in sync with those that I represent. So, I think it is only fair to report that I finally broke that perfect record with the action that we took last week on our Interim Day at the State Legislature.
57% of those that took the survey on my site, DavidLifferth.com wanted the State Legislature to either wait until the…
These are the results of the survey that I conducted of my constituents. This was the most participated survey on my site since the survey about overriding Gov. Herbert's veto of HB76 "Constitutional Carry" bill.
The "Other" responses to the question were:
Added by David Lifferth on June 21, 2013 at 6:07pm — No Comments
I live tweeted the Q&A with AG John Swallow in the Conservative Caucus on Wednesday morning starting at 7:30.
We are in unchartered water. This has never happened in the history of Utah.
We find ourselves in this situation
United as a leadership team
Not been an easy process
We are serious…Continue
Added by David Lifferth on June 21, 2013 at 3:53pm — No Comments
In my conversation with voters, I am asked what are the allegations that have been made against Attorney General John Swallow. I frequently can't remember them. Sutherland Institute has put them all together in a single (but very large) graphic.
I wanted to share some of the emails that I have received from constituents about AG John Swallow. I wanted to show a for and against email as part of the continued dialog on this subject.
The for email cam from Precinct Chair, and former Legislative District Chair Becky Pirente:
Subject: As I’ve followed the media…
I would urge caution as the house considers impeachment hearings. I am not judging whether he is…
Rick Veasy was awareded Charter School Director of the Year in Utah for his work at Lakeview Academy in Saratoga Springs.
I also got to visit with other Legislators that have an emphasis in Education including Rep. Francis Gibson.…Continue
Added by David Lifferth on June 17, 2013 at 9:08pm — No Comments
Today I got to participate in the ceremonial signing of HB50 - Dating Violence Protection Act with Governor Herbert and other members of the State Legislature. I was a co-sponsor in the House of Rep. Jennifer Seelig's bill.…Continue
Added by David Lifferth on June 7, 2013 at 7:01pm — No Comments
Thomas Daniel Price Sen. Bennett's disposal isn't a reason in and of itself. The caucus is simply flawed, and that was one manifestation of the flaws.
David E. Lifferth Tom, I still need to respond to the your blog post about the caucus system. Sorry that it has taken so long
John Dougall Bennett's loss was not a flaw. He became quite unpopular at the time due to championing the bailouts and federal earmarks.…Continue
Since we are having a discussion about AG John Swallow on my site and because it has been mentioned in the press, I thought that I should post the email that his office sent to all Legislators.
Subject: Update from the AG's Office
I wanted to give you an update on what is going on in the Attorney General’s Office. Simply put, we are prosecuting criminals, protecting children and representing our state agencies with skill and…
Added by David Lifferth on June 4, 2013 at 7:17am — No Comments
I look forward to the Eagle Mountain Pony Express parade each year. I try to have lots of fun and involve lots of my friends in the process. For many of the years that I have been involved, I have had a water theme. However, this is the first year that I have actually had water in my parade entry.Continue