HB 157, the Justice Reinvestment Bill would provide state inmates with anger management, GED counseling , and prepare inmates for life outside jail. Rep. Val Potter discuses the bill and cognitive behavior therapy for inmates.
The need to take time away from work to deal with family illness, personal illness or caring for a new child is the focus of discussion for Rep. Rebecca Edwards. Edwards discusses paid family and medial leave for workers as well as the rise of discrimination in the workplace claims sparked by the me to movement.
Is helping someone commit suicide murder? HB 86 makes assisted suicide a crime prosecuted as a second degree felony in Utah. Rep. Mike Mckell discusses the bill that is a direct response to a case in which an 18 old was charged with murder, accused of encouraging a friend to kill herself. Election bill aimed a maintaining election integrity is also discussed.
Police body camera footage showing a nurse in Salt Lake City being arrested for refusing to draw blood from an unconscious patient drew national attention resulting in new legislation. Rep Craig Hall addresses the controversial arrest with widely supported House Bill 43.