Every year someone wants to get rid of it.
They cite Arizona as an example. Well Utah is North of Arizona and therefore our day and night extremes are much larger. In Arizona Day Light Savings would not have much of an effect. Here in Utah it has significant effect. DLS adds significantly to our summer work hours. I use the extra evening daylight to get more done when I get home from my job.
If we MUST stay with one time then make it DLS all year but please…Continue
Added by David Lifferth on October 31, 2015 at 9:25am — No Comments
I got approval from Margaret to post her email on my blog site:
Dear Mr. Lifferth,
I just read the ksl.com article about Mr. Cox introducing a bill to the Utah Legislature to get rid of Daylight Savings Time - hallelujah! Yes, please!
I grew up in Arizona, so I'm quite partial to not having it; In all my years, I've never heard or read anyone explaining a good…
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Added by David Lifferth on October 27, 2015 at 5:06am — No Comments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Representative David E. Lifferth Announces Run for
Utah State Senate Seat in District 13
Utah County – October 23, 2015 – Representative David E. Lifferth today announced his candidacy for the Utah State Senate. Rep. Lifferth currently serves in the Utah House of Representatives representing District 2, which includes the fast growing communities of Saratoga Springs and Eagle…Continue
Added by David Lifferth on October 23, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments
In my regular surveys with voters in my area, I frequently get lengthy responses instead of just a click on a survey. I appreciate this response from Larry and Stacey Mudgett to my survey about UtahAccess+. I got permission from them to include their response with their name.
We can give you a basic premise which you can apply to know our position on almost all…Continue
Added by David Lifferth on October 20, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments
There were a bunch of Legislators that were there also.
I was hoping for a better selfie with…Continue
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(I got my first ever invitation to participate in a White House Sponsored Conference Call. I have blanked out details, just in case. I'll blog about it after it happens. )Continue
Added by David Lifferth on October 16, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments
In addition to voting each time in Opposition to HB362, I'm encouraging voters to vote against raising taxes as suggested in Proposition 1.
I held a cottage meeting in my home and invited Utah County Commissioner Bill Lee and…Continue
Added by David Lifferth on October 15, 2015 at 8:57am — No Comments
Organizations Opposed to UtahAccess+ Cost Shares
Dear Rep. Lifferth:
We, the undersigned, oppose the current proposal to finance Medicaid expansion in Utah. Medicaid is a safety net for ALL Utahns. However, the UtahAccess+ financing option proposes to tax only a small subset of individuals and organizations, that may not even be able to participate, to pay the state portion of the cost for expansion. Individual licensed professionals and organizations should not be…
Added by David Lifferth on October 9, 2015 at 7:02pm — No Comments
You can access these documents at this URL:…
Added by David Lifferth on October 4, 2015 at 1:25pm — No Comments
I have emailed voters in my area with my report of the Utah Access Plus. I have received many responses. On the lengthy and well thought out emails, I have asked to post them on my blog site.
This is an email from Steve Briles of Eagle Mountain. I have his permission to post it here.
From: Stephen Briles
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015 12:01 PM
To: Dave Lifferth
Subject: Re: Stephen, report on UtahAccess+
Based on what I am reading in your…
Added by David Lifferth on October 1, 2015 at 6:26pm — No Comments
The Legislature met in a closed caucus to learn about and discuss the details of the new Medicaid Expansion proposal named Utah Access Plus (UA+).
The short version is that those that benefit from the financial aspect of medicaid expansion (Doctors, Hospitals, clinics, home care providers, nurses, etc) would be taxed to pay for the medicaid expansion UA+. …
Added by David Lifferth on October 1, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments