Sen. Jerry Stevenson and Sen. Gregg Buxton
Utah State Senate
Speaker of the House Greg Hughes, Rep. Brad Wilson, and Rep. Francis Gibson
Utah House of Representatives
The Utah State Legislature meets annually to address the changing needs of Utah communities. In 2017, they considered 1,357 bills and passed 535 of those. United Way of Northern Utah works closely with these elected officials as a member of the United Ways of Utah Public Policy Council and the Northern Utah Chambers of Commerce Coalition. Partnerships with key senators and representatives have resulted in many beneficial programs for Northern Utah communities.
- Secured legislative funding for the 2-1-1 Information and Referral system
- Helped provide financial assistance for the Lantern House homeless shelter and United Way’s home for local charities
- Provide continuous support of the Northern Utah Chamber Coalition (NUCC) in efforts to positively affect the business community and quality of life in Northern Utah