November 2014 Blog Posts (12)

Email from Constituent about Prison Relocation

I have received hundreds, if not a thousand or more, emails about the proposed relocation of the state prison to Saratoga Springs or Eagle Mountain.

This email is representative of the emails and has very clear and concise logical arguments. I have received permission from the sender to post it online.

Dear Representative Lifferth:



Thank you for your support in opposing the potential relocation of the Draper prison to the Saratoga Springs/Eagle…

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Added by David Lifferth on November 28, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Results of Constitutents survey of Proposed Legislation

I try to stay ahead of proposed legislation by letting my constitutions share their thoughts and raise issues. I frequently turn these comments into questions in committee meetings. This is a valuable service for me as a representative.

  1. Legalizing Marijuana
  2. Firing Squad a a form of Death Penalty
  3. Global Warming
  4. Daylight Savings…
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Added by David Lifferth on November 25, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Results of Constitutents survey of Prison Relocation

Would you support the State Prison to be located in Saratoga Springs or Eagle Mountain?

Some Other Responses:

M: A prison belongs in the middle of nowhere and we have a lot of land like that in Utah!

D: Neither, I am not convinced we need to relocate. Seems like a waste of money to enrich a few. We should be working on solutions to lower our prison population. If the State could even begin to show that they can build…

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Added by David Lifferth on November 25, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Results of where Constitutents get News and Information

I conducted a survey of the actively engaged voters in my district as to where they get their news and information. The results are in line with what I expected and very similar to how I consume News and Information.

  1. News Source & Type
  2. National News
  3. Newspapers
  4. Local…
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Added by David Lifferth on November 25, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Photos from Annual Buckshot Caucus Turkey Shoot Nov 20, 2014

The Buckshot Caucus hosted its First Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Shoot at Wasatch Wing and Clay. There were about 30 participants including about 10 elected officials.

The winners of the championship round won Browning and Tegra guns. The winner had a perfect 25 out of 25 in the championship…

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Added by David Lifferth on November 20, 2014 at 4:49pm — No Comments

Rebuttle: U of U Legal Analysis Ignores "Stubborn Facts" on the Transfer of Public Lands Movement

http://www.americanlandscouncil.org/u_of_u_legal_analysis_ignores_stubborn_facts_on_the_transfer_of_public_lands_movement

John Adams famously said once that "Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter…

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Added by David Lifferth on November 17, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

2014 Election Results info

Thank you voters of Saratoga Springs and Eagle Mountain

for voting to Re-Elect Rep. Dave Lifferth

Election Summary Report

General Election

November 4, 2014

UNOFFICIAL RESULTS

STATE REP D2

                                            Total

Number of Precincts              19

Precincts Reporting               19       100.0 %

Times…

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Added by David Lifferth on November 17, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

2014 Election Results: Red-Blue USA by Congressional District

Added by David Lifferth on November 6, 2014 at 8:37am — No Comments

2014 General Election Results

Election Summary Report

Utah County, Utah

General Election

November 4, 2014

Summary For Jurisdiction Wide, All Counters, All Races

UNOFFICIAL RESULTS

STATE REP D2

                                            Total

Number of Precincts              19

Precincts Reporting               19       100.0 %

Times Counted                      6331/17866  35.4 %

Total Votes                           …

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Added by David Lifferth on November 5, 2014 at 9:33am — No Comments

I got my first "hit piece" email in a while

My opponent's campaign in the House District 2 Race sent the following email to voters:


Dear Voters of District 2,

Charles Christensen is a candidate for State Representative District 2, Utah. He is a constitutionally principled conservative. His platform is simple: limited government and maximum freedom!

 

Click here to read his platform:…

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Added by David Lifferth on November 3, 2014 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Prison Relocation Update #5

Before I could do my own lookups, Colby Curtis was able to send me this message with a list of media reports: (Thanks Colby!)

Saw your email. Great news about the lobbyist.



Here is the ABC4 story which was very well done: http://www.good4utah.com/story/d/story/prison-relocation-planning-bears-setback/34008/eqlsUtgVfk2cso06dAkDGw



The KSL…

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Added by David Lifferth on November 1, 2014 at 7:31pm — No Comments

Blog: Ride Along with Highway Patrol for Halloween DUI Blitz

I was invited to do a Ride Along with the Utah Highway Patrol. I rode with Officer Clanton. I gained a lot of respect for what these public servants do to keep our roads safe. I have always been a strong supporter of Law Enforcement, but seeing fist hand the way that they do their jobs and the daily risks that they face, I am grateful for the work they do.…

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Added by David Lifferth on November 1, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

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