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Live From The Utah State Capitol On Monday's Access Utah

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Join us for a live broadcast of Access Utah from the State Capitol on Monday for the opening day of the 2016 Utah Legislature. We'll talk about the issues likely to be addressed in the legislature this year. Our guests will include Governor Gary Herbert, House Majority Leader, Rep. Jim Dunnigan, R-Taylorsville; House Minority Leader, Rep Brian King, D-Salt Lake City; Senate Majority Leader, Sen. Ralph Okerlund; R-Monroe; and Senate Minority Leader, Sen. Gene Davis, D-Salt Lake City.

We'll also feature conversations with Billy Hesterman, Vice President of the Utah Taxpayers Association and Bill Tibbitts, Director of the Crossroads Urban Center's Coalition of Religious Communities.

Bonus: Steve Kroes, President of the Utah Foundation, also spoke with Access Utah about research on education funding, voting practices.

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Steve Kroes, President of the Utah Foundation, speaks with Tom Williams.

What do you want to see come out of this legislative session? What should be the top priorities? You can email us right now to upraccess@gmail.comupraccess@gmail.com>  You can also email us during the program Monday from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Tom Williams worked as a part-time UPR announcer for a few years and joined Utah Public Radio full-time in 1996. He is a proud graduate of Uintah High School in Vernal and Utah State University (B. A. in Liberal Arts and Master of Business Administration.) He grew up in a family that regularly discussed everything from opera to religion to politics. He is interested in just about everything and loves to engage people in conversation, so you could say he has found the perfect job as host “Access Utah.” He and his wife Becky, live in Logan.