A presentation was made on Utah’s Capitol Hill on Thursday as Representative Val Potter from Cache Valley gave information to his colleagues on higher education - zeroing in on enrollment, graduation rates and current and future needs. Potter took a few minutes from his busy schedule to be on KVNU’s For the People program on Thursday.
The Fiscal Note on HB 156 (Parental leave bill) was released. Analysts predict a cost of $8000 dollars for state systems to enact the change, but are also claiming that if 1,256 employee took advantage of the leave time, it would result in a cost of $12.6 million. The estimate does not take into account the recruitment or retention effects the bill creates, however.
March 9th, 2018
The 2018 Legislative Session ended yesterday, March 8. The following is a brief summary of budget increases and key legislation. A more complete overview of the legislative session will be presented at the upcoming Board of Regents meeting on Friday, March 30, 2018. Read more