Utah Governor Gary Herbert talks priorities for the 2018 legislative session focusing on education funding. Herbert also discusses economic expansion, funding transportation, tax reform, affordable housing and homelessness.
Hosted by: Holly MeninoProduced by: Mountain West Newsmakers Team
The Lowell Bennion Community Service Center is looking for leaders! Celebrating 30 years of operation dedicated to the recruitment and training of students in community service. Morgan Bryne reveals top projects and provides information on how the community can also engage in making a difference.
The Road Home is an organization with the mission to help people step out of homelessness and back into the community. The program provides emergency shelter and housing services. Ex Dir. Matt Minkevitch describes joining forces with community partners to provide resources during the affordable housing crisis.
How do donations improve society How do they impact the community and benefit the lives of people The Sorenson Impact Center uses an all encompassing approach to analyze investments and policy to help boost performance of social impact projects discussed by Fraser Nelson.
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.
Ditch the phones and enjoy nature with the YMCA! Elissa Kobrin, Director of Camping describes overnight camps in which councilors focus on safety and inclusiveness. Truly be themselves in safe enviorment.
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 crimeprosecutedas 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.
When children spend time with a caring adult they are more likely to focus on academics. Big Brothers Big Sisters invites you to be a mentor and make a difference! Celebrating 40 years and 16,000 kids served Nancy Basinger provides details of how you can get involved .
Brent Taylor, North Ogden City Mayor discusses the progression of millennials. Discover what trends have influenced everything from communications to purchasing new homes. Learn how Taylor embraces change to satisfy the desires of a new generation.
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Interview recorded 10/2017