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New Laws


State legislature time—have a new law to suggest?

Erik Daenitz: A law to prevent legislators from congratulating or giving standing ovations to other legislators for the crimes and/or bad deeds they commit.

Alissa Wells: Thats easy, the same thing I tell everyone—even if they aren’t a politician: Let’s save time, energy and money and just legalize marijuana.

Nick Clark: I’m a big fan of the proposed “Prove to Utah you’re not a total imbecile” bill for all elected legislators.

Bryan Mannos: I’m tired of saying it, but since I’m public minded, I’ll do it again: Free ice cream Fridays!

Paula Saltas: A new law against unauthorized fires, because I’m so smokin’ it should be illegal.

Dan Nailen: Believing less is more, I’d like a law limiting the amount of time the Leg can meet to five days per year. Hence, less damage done, and less media coverage to infuriate me with my morning coffee.

Jesse Fruhwirth:
A law that makes Mountain Dew the state drink. It’s sad and disgusting, but some things about Utah are.

Rachel Piper: I think it’s long past time to wrest control of Popeyes out of the hands of those at Hill Air Force Base. Popeyes to the people!

Jerre Wroble: Maybe no new laws? Imagine a session where elected officials met only to discuss the budget, voted and went home. No message bills, no morality police, no social engineering—what I call clearing Utah’s air.