Worldwide the in-demand careers of tomorrow are in science, technology, engineering and math. An shortage of qualified STEM professionals in the United States sparks action by lawmakers and non-profits alike. Created to increase STEM funding and resource opportunities the STEM Foundation is discussed by Director Allison Spencer.
An emergency personal bill will now allow the use of audio recordings captured by first responders for training. The passing of HB 56, Emergency Personnel Recording Amendments is discussed by Rep. Cory Maloy.
Rep. Brian King discusses holding citizens legally responsible in seeking help while witnessing an act of violence. The 911 bill is described by King as a method to make a positive impact on peoples lives by making it a crime to not report a crime. King states “If you see something say something.”
House Bill 96, the Utah School Readiness Initiative benefits 4,000 kids through high quality preschool programs. United Way CEO Bill Crim touches on the impact of HB96 as well a other services aimed to make a positive impact on the 137,000 low income students in the region.