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Week 0: Leg Preview, Oddball Bills & Rep. Spendlove


And we're back! Welcome to Season 2 of 45 Days. The 2018 Utah Legislative Session is just around the corner. This week we're giving you an idea of some of the big topics lawmakers will try to tackle, some oddball bills we're kind of fond of, and our first ever installment of "Better Know a Lawmaker," featuring Rep. Robert Spendlove.

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Bills & Issues Mentioned in this Episode:

Better Know A Lawmaker: Rep. Robert Spendlove (R-Sandy)

Credit Kelsie Moore / KUER
Rep. Robert Spendlove has represented District 49 (Sandy) since 2014.

Since 2014, Robert Spendlove has represented District 49 in the Utah House. That includes Sandy and parts of Cottonwood Heights. He serves on the Health, Transportation and Public Education Appropriation Committee.

As an economist for Zion's Bank, he knows a lot about fiscal policy and taxes. We talk with Spendlove about Sandy's growth, state tax reform and, his current legislative passion: promoting the growth of the autonomous vehicle industry. 

Have a question for your lawmaker that you want Julia & Nicole to investigate? Submit it here!


RSVP to hang out with KUER's Capitol Bureau Team for our 45 Days launch party at Silicon Slopes. We'll have free merch, drinks and some light snacks. It's a free event, but space is limited. 
WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Silicon Slopes (2600 Executive Pkwy, Lehi, UT 84043)

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