I got a very good question about how effective an email to a State Senator or Representative in another district really is. Since many of the voters in my district are emailing members of the Prison Relocation Committee (PRC) and other State Senators and Representatives, he wanted to know how effective these emails are in persuading them on this issue that is very important to us.
Shane Earling gave me permission to post his question and his name.…
Wendy Pendleton brought to my attention that I did accept a campaign contribution from one of John Walden's companies in 2005. I have previously denied that because I intentionally did not accept contributions from some developers. I don't remember accepting this contribution. I have been adamant about this because I intentionally did not accept some specific donations.
This is from my campaign disclosure when I ran for Eagle Mountain city council in 2005. This shows that I…Continue
Added by David Lifferth on December 23, 2014 at 4:24pm — No Comments
After fielding many question from constituents I am sharing many of those answers in this blog. I have gone back through many of the supporting documents that were given to legislators over the past several years. I have compiled these documents together and have been sending these background documents to constituents that want a lot of dry, hardcore political wonk documents. Send me an email if you need something to put you to sleep at night and I will send them to…Continue
Added by David Lifferth on December 20, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
(Some of the update was removed because of its sensitive and confidential nature)
I am already swamped in getting ready for the next legislative session that begins on January 26th. In addition to my full time job, I have another full time job as a state legislator and another full…Continue
Added by David Lifferth on December 17, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Mayor Chris Pengra's Article in Daily Herald, December 14, 2014
Eagle Mountain has been named as one of the top six sites for the prison…
Added by David Lifferth on December 15, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments
I took one of my sons and my only daughter to a Concealed Carry Permit class that was taught by Rep. Cut Oda, Attorney Mitch Vilos, and Utah Shooting Sports Chairman Clark Aposhian.Continue
Added by David Lifferth on December 13, 2014 at 5:45pm — No Comments
(I will post my notes, but I wanted to get the outline posted as quickly as possible)
State School Board members Jeff Moss and Joel Wright
Alpine School Board…Continue
Added by David Lifferth on December 12, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Here is a representative question that I get on a regular basis:
Long time no chat, but just a quick question. If a proposition to keep the prison located where it was and rebuild on that land was re-proposed this legislative season, do you think it would get traction? I didn't follow how last session went. I know right now that…
Added by David Lifferth on December 8, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
Prison Relocation Meeting Notes
The resolution to create and authorize the Prison Relocation committee was HCRC8
Cost savings over time from new facilities, substantial economic benefits from selling the land that the prison currently occupies.
Added by David Lifferth on December 3, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments
This prison update is actually a “Prequel” with relevant information, but dating back 10 months ago. My opposition to putting the state prison in my district is nothing new as you will see from the following blogs and news reports. I readily admit that this is a complex and dynamic issue, but if you followed me on social media or my blog site and participate in my frequent surveys then you would be better informed on this issue than if you don’t…Continue
Added by David Lifferth on December 1, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments
These are some of the photos from my Duck Hunt and Duck Dinner for Thanksgiving. I am happy to say that I didn't eat any turkey during the entire week of Thanksgiving.
Setting up the Decoys
Only 3 Ducks, not even close to the daily max…Continue