This past fourth of July firefighters were busy containing fires triggered by fireworks in Utah. Rep. Joel Briscoe talks fireworks revisions including running an amendment to ban fireworks on days other than the fourth of July. “ We have an obligation to look after people who are negatively impacted by fireworks.” states Briscoe.
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.
Policymakers wish to pass HB 319, Early Childcare and Learning Coordination Amendments which creates a state advisory board addressing concerns for pregnancy until age 5. Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck details her focus on the needs of Utah working families.