The Friend of the Taxpayer designation is given each year to senators and representatives that score 90% or better on the Utah Taxpayers Association Legislative Scorecard. The scorecard contains the most important bills to Utah taxpayers that the legislature considers each year. Below you will find the names of legislators who have earned this distinguished title.
House Friend of the Taxpayer:
Rep. Brad Daw (100%), Rep. Keith Grover (100%), Rep. Mike Kennedy (100%), Rep. Karianne Lisonbee (100%), Rep. Cory Maloy (100%), Rep. Marc Roberts (100%), Rep. Norm Thurston (100%), Rep. Gage Froerer (100%), Rep. Dan McCay (100%), Rep. Paul Ray (100%), Rep. Kim Coleman (100%), Rep. John Knotwell (100%), Rep. Jim Dunnigan (100%), Rep. Brian Greene (100%), Rep. Kay Christofferson (92%), Rep. Steve Eliason (92%), Rep. Justin Fawson (92%), Rep. Adam Gardiner (92%), Rep. Steve Handy (92%), Rep. Mike McKell (92%), Rep. Jeff Moss (92%), Rep. Val Peterson (92%), Rep. Dixon Pitcher (92%), Rep. Susan Pulsipher (92%), Rep. Tim Quinn (92%), Rep. Curt Webb (92%), Rep. Tim Hawkes (91%), Rep. Ken Ivory (91%), Rep. Doug Sagers (91%), Rep. Scott Sandall (91%).
Senate Friend of the Taxpayer:
Sen. Howard Stephenson (92%), Sen. Stuart Adams (90%), Sen. Wayne Harper (90%), Sen. Deidre Henderson (90%).
Representatives: Justin Fawson, Fred Cox, Sophia DiCaro, Steve Eliason, Dan McCay, Kraig Powell, David Lifferth, Gage Froerer, Jeremy Peterson, Mike Schultz, Timothy Hawkes, Raymond Ward, Craig Hall, Earl Tanner, Robert Spendlove, John Knotwell, Val Peterson, Norm Thurston, Marc Roberts, Brad Last, Steve Handy, Brian Greene, Derrin Owens, Brad Daw, Jon Stanard, Becky Edwards, Dean Sanpei and Brad Wilson
Senators: Lincoln Fillmore, Howard Stephenson, Luz Escamilla, Karen Mayne, Wayne Harper, Deidre Henderson, Brian Shiozawa, Al Jackson, Daniel Thatcher, Ann Millner, Scott Jenkins, Jim Dabakis, Todd Weiler, Lyle Hillyard and Gene Davis
Representatives: Norm Thurston, Jim Dunnigan, Jon Stanard, Dan McCay, Marc Roberts, Jeremy Peterson, Mike Kennedy, Keven Stratton, Fred Cox, Stewart Barlow, Curt Oda, Dean Sanpei, Eric Hutchings, Justin Fawson, Sophia DiCaro, Robert Spendlove, Steve Eliason, and Melvin Brown
Senators: Margaret Dayton, Scott Jenkins, Deidre Henderson, David Hinkins and Howard Stephenson
Representatives: Keith Grover, Brian Greene, Dan McCay, Marc Roberts, Curt Webb, John Knotwell, Val Peterson, Jake Anderegg, Ryan Wilcox, and Jon Stanard.
Senators: Mark Madsen, Scott Jenkins, Howard Stephenson, and Margaret Dayton.
Representatives: Keith Grover, John Knotwell, David Lifferth, Curtis Oda, Jon Stanard, Richard Greenwood, John Mathis, Daniel McCay, Marc Roberts, Dean Sanpei, Roger Barrus, Jacob Anderegg, Don Ipson, Ken Ivory, Dana Layton, Brad Wilson, Rebecca Lockhart, Kay Christofferson, James Dunnigan, Michael Kennedy, Val Peterson, Keven Stratton, Brad Dee, Gage Froerer, Greg Hughes, Brad Last, Brian Greene, and Earl Tanner.
Senators: Mark Madsen, Wayne Neiderhauser, Daniel Thatcher, Deidre Henderson, Scott Jenkins, Howard Stephenson, Stuart Adams, Aaron Osmond, Peter Knudson, Wayne Harper, Curtis Bramble, John Valentine, Lyle Hillyard, David Hinkins, Stuart Reid, Todd Weiler, Margaret Dayton, Ralph Okerlund, and Stephen Urquhart.
Craig Frank, Brad Galvez, John Mathis, Mike Morley, Brad Daw, Keith Grover, Val Peterson, Dean Sanpei, Wayne Harper, Chris Herrod, Curt Oda, Stephen Sandstrom, Greg Hughes, Ken Sumsion, Ryan Wilcox, John Dougall, Rebecca Lockhart, Dan McCay, Howard Stephenson, Michael Waddoups, Scott Jenkins, Steve Urquhart, Todd Weiler, Casey Anderson, Margaret Dayton, Stuart Adams, Jerry Stevenson, John Valentine, Mark Madsen and Daniel Thatcher.
Dave Clark, Keith Grover, Val Peterson, Brad Wilson, Carl Wimmer, Fred Cox, Julie Fisher, Gage Froerer, Chris Herrod, Ken Ivory, Todd Kiser, Mike Morley, Holly Richardson, Brad Daw, Wayne Harper, Brad Last, Merlynn Newbold, Curt Oda, Bill Wright, Stuart Adams, Margaret Dayton, Jerry Stevenson, Dan Liljenquist, Wayne Niederhauser, Howard Stephenson, John Valentine, Chris Buttars and Mark Madsen.
Brad Daw, Craig Frank, Keith Grover, Rebecca Lockhart, Ken Sumsion, Chris Herrod, John Dougall, Francis Gibson, Wayne Harper, Eric Hutchings, Greg Hughes, Mike Noel, Stephen Sandstrom, Ryan Wilcox, Margaret Dayton, Mark Madsen, Howard Stephenson, Stuart Adams and Chris Buttars.
Rebecca Lockhart, John Dougall, Kevin Garn, Mike Morley, Mike Noel, Douglas Aagard, Brad Daw, Craig Frank, Keith Grover, Chris Herrod, Greg Hughes, Merlynn Newbold, Wayne Harper, Lorie Fowlke, Patrick Painter, John Mathis, Curt Oda, Curt Bramble, Margaret Dayton, Scott Jenkins, Mark Madsen, Wayne Niederhauser, Howard Stephenson, Dennis Stowell, Steve Urquhart, Michael Waddoups, Chris Buttars, Allen Christensen, Sheldon Killpack, Dan Liljenquist, Ralph Okerlund, Jon Greiner, Kevin Van Tassell, Greg Bell, Lyle Hillyard, Pete Knudson and John Valentine.
John Dougall, Ken Sumsion, Mike Morley, Curt Oda, Mark Walker, Carl Wimmer, Greg Curtis, Mark Madsen, Howard Stephenson, Margaret Dayton, Wayne Niederhauser, Michael Waddoups, Carlene Walker, Darin Peterson, Kevin Van Tassell, Curt Bramble, Scott Jenkins, Chris Buttars and John Hickman.
Glenn Donnelson, Wayne Harper, Mike Morley, Patrick Painter, Aaron Tilton, Carl Wimmer, Curt Oda, Craig Frank, Margaret Dayton, Howard Stephenson, Darin Peterson, Greg Bell, Mark Madsen and Lyle Hillyard.
Brad Daw, Margaret Dayton, John Dougall, James Ferrin, Craig Frank, Greg Hughes, Mike Morley, Merlynn Newbold, Curt Oda, Patrick Painter, Aaron Tilton, Roger Barrus, Brad Last, Mike Noel, Mark Walker, Glenn Donnelson, Wayne Harper, Rebecca Lockhart, John Mathis, Richard Wheeler, Scott Wyatt, David Clark, Stuart Adams, Greg Curtis, Lyle Hillyard, Scott Jenkins, Mark Madsen, Darin Peterson, Howard Stephenson, John Thomas, Carlene Walker, Allen Christensen, Parley Hellewell, John Valentine, Michael Waddoups, Curt Bramble, Sheldon Killpack, Pete Knudson, Beverly Ann Evans, Tom Hatch and John Hickman.
Stuart Adams, Jeff Alexander, Craig Buttars, Greg Curtis, Margaret Dayton, Glenn Donnelson, John Dougall, James Ferrin, Craig Frank, Greg Hughes, Bradley Johnson, Todd Kiser, Rebecca Lockhart, Mike Morley, Merlynn Newbold, Aaron Tilton, David Ure, Mark Walker, Richard Wheeler, Scott Wyatt, Curt Bramble, Chris Buttars, Allen Christensen, Beverly Ann Evans, Parley Hellewell, Howard Stephenson, John Valentine and Carlene Walker.
Howard Stephenson, Scott Jenkins, Mike Morley, Glenn Donnelson, Rebecca Lockhart, Margaret Dayton, Wayne Harper, Merlynn Newbold, David Clark, Steve Urquhart and Greg Hughes.
Jim Dunnigan, Eric Hutchings, Todd Kiser, Mike Morley, Darin Peterson, Morgan Philpot, Jack Seitz, Mike Thompson and David Ure