Tag: 2015 Utah Legislature

Collaboration and Credibility Keys to Legislative Success

By Scott Baird With the strike of the gavel last Thursday night at midnight, the 2015 Utah legislative session officially ended, and many of us at DEQ officially returned to a more predictable work schedule. The last forty-five days have been exciting, exhausting, and everything in between. As I look back over the past month …

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Results-Driven Budgeting Good for the Environment, Taxpayers

By Craig Silotti It’s Base Budget Week, the time period set aside each session for lawmakers to meet with state agencies to accept or modify their base budgets. On February 2nd, it’s our turn. DEQ leadership will be meeting with the Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environmental Quality (NRAE) Appropriations Subcommittee where we will: Discuss our …

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Let the 2015 Legislative Session Begin

By Brad T. Johnson and Scott Baird Today marks the start of the 2015 Utah Legislature—the 45 days when Utah’s 75 representatives and 29 senators converge on the State Capitol to enact new state laws. It’s a busy time for all involved. But it’s also an exciting time for those of us at the Department …

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