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The 2020 legislative session starts in two weeks, where Utah’s lawmakers will create and amend laws that impact every Utahn. An upcoming event seeks to connect Park City-area residents with their legislators and learn more about the lawmaking process.

Action Utah, a non-partisan community advocacy organization, will host a legislative preview Wednesday evening. Action Utah Executive Director Andrea Himoff hopes the event empowers Utahns to engage in the state political process.

Legislators Field Questions From Park city Constituents

Sep 18, 2019
Carolyn Murray / KPCW Radio

Action Utah is a bipartisan organization with the mission to promote civic engagement. They held a public forum last week and the community had the chance to meet three of Park City’s five state representatives. A crowd of about 50 people showed up. Audience questions covered a variety of topics.

Legislators Tell Parkites How to Catch Their Ear

Sep 13, 2019
Carolyn Murray / KPCW Radio

 

Action Utah is an organization formed after the divisive 2016 national elections. Their mission is to help citizens get involved in the legislative process in a civil and productive manner. Three of Park City’s state representatives attended the event and provided guidance for constituents to interact with them personally.

House District 28 Representative Brian King, from Salt Lake City and Tim Quinn, House District 54 from Wasatch County attended the event. Ron Winterton, State Senator from Roosevelt representing District 26, also attended.

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On Thursday, Action Utah is holding a public forum for community members to meet their state legislators. The organization was created in 2016 to facilitate political and social dialogue with the hope of healing some of the divide created by the presidential election.

All five of Park City’s state legislators have agreed to join in the forum. Co-founder of Action Utah and Park City resident Andrea Himoff says after the 2016 election, she perceived that a lot of people wanted to get involved in issues that affect their lives.