Get information on Utah's legislative branch from the source! Hosted by one of our policy advisors for the House of Representatives, Edward Mueller, this is your one stop shop for all things Utah. New episodes every Friday morning.
Funding For Utah
Utah’s prudent and responsible budgeting practices have helped our state maintain a robust economy, even during times of downturn for neighboring states. While other state governments rack up billions of dollars in debt, Utah consistently passes balanced and responsible budgets, allowing our economy to continue to grow and flourish. Joining us in this episode to discuss the budget for the 2025 fiscal year, is the Chair of our Executive Appropriations Committee, Val Peterson.
For Utah Housing
Studies have shown that the majority of children who grew up in Utah would like to continue to call Utah home as they enter adulthood. However, a key factor in their decision to stay in the state is the rising cost of homeownership. As we look to the future, we must create opportunities for our children and grandchildren to establish their home here in Utah. This year, the Legislature is working to identify innovative ways to facilitate investments in the housing market and streamline processes to increase housing supply for Utahns. Joining us in the episode to discuss these plans, as well as his work on the Housing Affordability Commission, is Representative Stephen Whyte.
Fighting For Utah
Over the past several decades, the federal government has regularly overstepped its constitutional role — imposing burdensome regulations, and acting against the best interests of Utah. From mismanagement of federal lands, to unrealistic environmental standards imposed on our state, Utahns have had enough. Joining us today to discuss more about how the Legislature is pushing back against federal overregulation, as well as his joint resolution rejecting a proposed land exchange with the Federal Government, is Assistant Majority Whip, Representative Casey Snider.
For Utah Students and Teachers
Utah is proud to be home to the best teachers and the brightest students in the nation. Investing in education is the best way to invest in the future generation, and future prosperity of our state, which is why the Legislature is putting students, parents, and teachers first. Joining us in this episode to talk more about how we’re advancing education for Utah students and teachers is the chair of our Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee, Karen Peterson.
For Utah Energy
Utah is renowned for its all-of-the-above energy approach that welcomes traditional and renewable energy sources as well as new and innovative energy systems. We want to ensure that generations of Utahns can continue to enjoy reliable, affordable, and dispatchable power now and into the future. Joining us in this episode to discuss his proposed legislation to create a statewide energy plan and accompanying policy is Representative Colin Jack.
For Utah Families
Researchers credit Utah’s tight-knit families and historically high birth rates with fostering the state’s economic might and high quality of life. However, we’re not immune to national trends of declining emphasis on the family. Joining us to talk more about his joint resolution surrounding the success sequence, as well as what the Legislature plans to do to help support Utah families, is Representative Tyler Clancy.
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Good not great.
If you’re looking for interviews of important people, this is a great place to find them. If you’re looking for any reasonable conversation about pros and cons *of anything* this isn’t it.
Ran by the house GOP, for the House GOP. Even if you are right-leaning, this isn’t that interesting. Its information if you’re not paying any attention to legislature, but if you are, don’t expect to find much new info. Pulpit for talking points you’ll find elsewhere.
At this point would rather just have a place to listen to committee hearings on the podcast app.