Smokeless-tobacco

Lockhart on Tobacco

May 2, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

When I ran for the legislature in 2008, I aired a commercial about my opponent's legislation that changed the tax code on smokeless tobacco and how it was opposed by all the major Utah health organizations. Interestingly, her Wikipedia page makes the claim that this legislation actually raised the cost of smokeless tobacco. How can legislation both ...

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Republican Lawmaker Calls for Two-Party System

Apr 15, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

In the final hours of the 2011 Utah state legislative session, the Government Records Access and Management Act (HB 477) was passed. As KSL described GRAMA, the bill "exempts state lawmakers from having to disclose their e-mail correspondence with each other or their staffs and eliminates statutory language that says government records are presumed to be public ...

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Boyd’s Convention Speech

Apr 15, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

My name is Boyd Petersen, and I am proud to be running for legislative district 64 which includes southeast Provo and Northeast Springville against House Speaker Rebecca Lockhart. Four years ago, I ran against Lockhart. My campaign mounted a serious challenge, but we lost due to straight-party voting. I’m running again because I believe we need two ...

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Utah County Convention with Brian Hauglid and Patrice Arent

At the Utah County Convention

Apr 15, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

. . . with Rep. Patrice Arent and fellow candidate Brian Hauglid. 

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Boyd and Zina’s Family

Apr 15, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

Boyd and Zina are the parents of four children. Boyd believes family is the strength of Utah. Our state is strong because we have strong families. The value of families cannot be overstated. And government has a role in preserving and protecting families. We need strong schools for our children, opportunities for higher education for ...

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