Thank you to our sponsor, Larry H. Miller Group, and all presenters and attendees for a successful 2015 Pre-Legislative Conference.

Listed below is the program agenda with accompanying presentation materials.


♦ Protecting Taxpayers from Wasteful County Appeals – Senator Curt Bramble

♦ What is Fair Charter Funding? – Royce Van Tassell, UAPCS

♦ Stopping Automatic Property Tax Hikes – Representative Dan McCay

♦ Is Healthy Utah Right for Utah? – Nathan Checketts, Dept. of Health – PRESENTATION

♦ Bringing Education into the 21st Century, and Equal Education Funding – Senator Howard Stephenson

♦ Corporate Tax Rates: Lower then or lose our edge – Senator Deidre Henderson – PRESENTATION

♦ Problems with School District Transparency – Judi Clark, PCE – PRESENTATION

♦ Income Tax Increase for Education – Representative Jack Draxler

♦ Perspective from the House – Speaker Greg Hughes

♦ Insight from the new State Tax Commission Chair – Commissioner John Valentine

♦ Perspective from the Senate – President Wayne Niederhauser

♦ Will Medicaid Expansion Break Long-Term Budget Obligations? – Representative Jim Dunnigan

♦ Should the State Raise the Gas Tax? – Representative Johnny Anderson

♦ Curbing Assessment Area Abuse – Representative Curt Webb

♦ What to Expect in Utah’s 2016 Budget – Senator Lyle Hillyard

♦ Expanding the Sales Tax Exemption on Business Inputs – Senator Stuart Adams